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What Happens in Scotland Book Trailer: A Valentine’s Day Debut!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I bring you the smoking hot book trailer for my debut historical romance, What Happens in Scotland. As much fun as this is to watch, it was even more fun working with my amazing husband John to cobble it together. A very happy Valentine’s Day, indeed! WHAT HAPPENS IN SCOTLAND
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Confessions of a Debut Author

 I wish someone had warned me. You know, about the being nervous part, about the part where those supposed butterflies in your stomach actually feel more like a hamster. On a lopsided wheel. Trying to gnaw its way out. Why, you ask? My debut historical romance What Happens in Scotland is almost here!!! February 26th
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The Idiot’s Q&A on Horses in Historical Romance

This post appeared on the Dashing Duchesses on January 14, 2013. Guest poster Alyssa Alexander is one of my awesome critique partners. Duchess Alyssa (a.k.a. The HORSE IDIOT): I must confess, horses terrify me. Big eyes, big teeth. Big hooves. Those hooves are scary. I have ridden a horse only once in my life, which resulted in
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Lady Georgette’s Brandy Chocolate Truffles

This post first appeared as a December 10th, 2012 feature on Avon Romance. “Though she would never admit it to polite Society, Lady Georgette Thorold hated brandy almost as much as she hated husbands. So it was the cruelest of jokes when she awoke with nary a clue to her surroundings, smelling like one and
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Not So Fun in the Sun: A History of Women’s Swimsuits

This blog post appeared on the Dashing Duchesses September 17, 2012 As summer winds to a close, I always breathe a sigh of relief at being excused from public viewing. It isn’t that I don’t love the beach – it is my chosen vacation spot, and I count a beautiful beach on St. John as my
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