I Took Art Lessons To Write My Book

To celebrate the re-release of The King of Threadneedle Street, I’m updating and reposting this article on art and drawing, which I originally ran in April 2013. Thanks for reading! I loved doing research for Book #2 in the Rougemont series, The King of Threadneedle Street. Shameless litte geek that I am, I enjoyed reading about the 19th-century […]

It’s #Rougemont2 Re-Release Day! Jewelry Giveaway + Blog Blitz

He owns three shipping companies, a diamond mine, and his own castle. He knows Portuguese, Hindi, Mandarin and Morse code. His assets net thirteen million. Lord Preston wants the one thing money can’t buy… (Imagine that intro in James Earl Jones’ voice.) I’m delighted to announce the “re-release” of #2 in the Rougemont Series, The King […]

New Release! Historical Christmas Novella

Presenting MARY’S CHRISTMAS KNIGHT, for those of us who go weak-kneed at the smell of hot cocoa, baking cookies, peppermint bonbons, and the most delicious chocolately baritone voice whispering in your ear. Poor Mary Cavendish, she’s trying to trim down in time for the next London Season so she’ll attract her “knight on a white […]

Victorian Christmas Wish Lists & Jewelry Giveaway!

Please join me today at BestsellerBound Recommends, where I discuss what Wilhelm and Sophia from SONG FOR SOPHIA would want for Christmas. A few items on their wish lists won’t be surprising if you already know those characters, but maybe a few things will surprise you! Be sure to enter the giveaway for these Victorian-style earrings. […]

Kissings Skills, Fan Language & Fun Facts

  Today on Rachel Van Dyken’s blog: “My Hero Is A Bad Kisser”  Who likes male virgin stories? You do? Well, Wilhelm has never even been kissed. Or at least, that’s what he says. In this excerpt, Wilhelm has  just won a bet with Sophia, and the collateral is a kiss… read the post here. And by the […]

Interview & Jewelry Giveaway at Angela N. Blount’s Blog

Today I’m on Angela N. Blount’s blog with a fun interview and jewelry giveaway. We discuss the ups and downs of publishing, Victorian hippies, zombies (really!), and what’s coming next in books. We’re also giving away these autumn jasper and Tibetan silver earrings. You know me, I just love making jewelry. Come by and say […]

Win This Victorian Pearl Jewelry Set!

To celebrate my upcoming The King of Threadneedle Street blog tour, I’m giving away this Victorian-style genuine freshwater pearl jewelry set, including a 2-strand necklace, 2-strand bracelet, and sterling silver earrings. You see a variety of lavender, silver, and peacock pearls, faceted onyx, and bicone Swarovski crystal beads. The ear hooks are sterling silver. Jewelry making is […]

I Took Art Lessons To Write My Book

I loved doing research for my new historical, The King of Threadneedle Street. Shameless litte geek that I am, I enjoyed reading about the 19th-century global economy to write my financial genius hero, Andrew Tilmore. Luckily for you, I’m not blogging about that. I’d like to show you how I wrote my artist character, Alysia Villier. I wanted […]

Sneak Peek + Giveaway at Romance Magicians

I’m guest blogging today at Romance Magicians with author M.V. Freeman about The King of Threadneedle Street, my new historical. We talk about star-crossed lovers, mad geniuses, and who claims to be “unaffected by heroic nudity in art.” Stop by and say hello, and there might be a complimentary ebook in it for you! What was the hardest […]

New Historical! The King of Threadneedle Street

He owns three shipping companies, a diamond mine, and his own castle. He knows Portuguese, Hindu, Mandarin and Morse code. His assets net thirteen million. Lord Preston wants the one thing money can’t buy… (Imagine that intro in James Earl Jones’ voice.) I’m proud to present The King of Threadneedle Street, my newest historical (set […]