Emerging from Editing for an Excerpt – Miss Rotherham

As the title says, I’m emerging from editing to put up an excerpt. I’ve been spending some time editing Miss Rotherham, and I’m enjoying getting to know all the characters again. The thing I’d forgotten is that editing is actually bally hard work! I have also been remembering recently that I promised a series onContinue reading “Emerging from Editing for an Excerpt – Miss Rotherham”

PJK interviews Stuart “Sir Read-A-Lot” MacAllister, writer & blogger.

It is my pleasure to welcome onto my blog today, Stuart MacAllister. Many of you know him as the blogger behind Sir Read-A-Lot and today you can get a glimpse of him not only under that alias, but also under the alias of writer! Enjoy my bloggerinos: Tell me a little about yourself, Stuart? (e.g.Continue reading “PJK interviews Stuart “Sir Read-A-Lot” MacAllister, writer & blogger.”

RONE Awards – My Book is up for Public Voting!!!

My debut novel The Widow’s Redeemer (Madison Street Publishing, 2012), has been nominated for the RONE Book Award for excellence in post medieval historical fiction and it is now up for public voting which you can do here! (I will only be posting about this once 🙂 ) What’s the RONE Award: In a pre-publicationContinue reading “RONE Awards – My Book is up for Public Voting!!!”

Why is Regency fashion so seductive?

During my studies at university I’ve been looking at the eighteenth century and various themes associated with it, and when I came back to looking at the Regency in my own time, I found myself viewing the fashions of that period very differently to before. You see, having some of the political, social and economicContinue reading “Why is Regency fashion so seductive?”

Susan Lindsay Winner of The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway

Just a short and very sweet post to announce that the winner of the giveaway of The Widow’s Redeemer, which ran between the 18th-24th March, is Susan Lindsay! A massive congratulations to Susan who will be receiving her signed copy of the book this coming week 🙂 I really hope you enjoy it Susan, and thatContinue reading “Susan Lindsay Winner of The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway”

Fascinating Interview with Maria Grace

I always like reading interviews of other writers. I find it fascinating to learn about the way they write and what they have achieved. That’s why I feel so horribly remiss – I am late in putting this interview into the internet-space-waves as my brain has apparently been replaced by a sieve in recent weeks…Continue reading “Fascinating Interview with Maria Grace”

The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway- UK!

WOOP! How very exciting indeed! A UK Giveaway of my book The Widow’s Redeemer is taking place on this blog between 18th and 24th of March!!!! Up for grabs is a Paperback copy of my debut novel, a sweet Regency romance featuring a ‘A penniless young widow with an indomitable spirit. A wealthy viscount withContinue reading “The Widow’s Redeemer Paperback Giveaway- UK!”

The Widow’s Redeemer on Nook @ Barnes & Noble

Great news for all my American friends – The Widow’s Redeemer is now officially available on Nook, the Barnes & Noble eReader! It has been great to see my book become available to readers in paperback and on Kindle. I have loved reading the reviews, and for those people who I have met that haveContinue reading “The Widow’s Redeemer on Nook @ Barnes & Noble”

A Good Old-Fashion Swashbuckler! by Author Shawn Lamb

Yep, those are my favorite types of books and movies, swashbuckling adventure. I couldn’t get enough when I was younger. Top of the list was Dumas’ The Three Musketeers. Being so captivated, I took up fencing with the rapier. While other girls daydreamed about being swept away by Prince Charming, I imagined fighting with D’ArtagnanContinue reading “A Good Old-Fashion Swashbuckler! by Author Shawn Lamb”

A Pretty Pants Week

So, this week was pretty pants. Although I’ll be posting this on Monday, I’m writing the post now – hence me speaking about a pants week (it wouldn’t make sense if I said it on a Monday at the beginning of the week – it’d be a pretty negative and fortune-telling way of thinking ofContinue reading “A Pretty Pants Week”