What Keeps You Sane in Today’s World?

The state of the world. And the state of your world. In other words, the big picture and the the narrower one pertaining particularly to you and those you love. They may seem like two different phenomena, yet they’re inextricably linked. In the last year, even more so, no matter what your politics. When things […]

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Unmarriageable, by Sonia Kamal

  Unmarriageable is a delightful contemporary retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Pakistan. The Binat (as in Bennet) family live in a backwater town called Dilipabad. They had formerly lived in Lahore, but Mr. Binat’s brother “bilked him out of business and inheritance.” After the move, the Binats made some improvements to their home and now […]

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Rafflecopter Giveaway for David’s Holiday Gift Tower!

The celebration for the release of MISTRESS SPY continues with this scrumptious Rafflecopter giveaway! Enter to win a David’s Holiday Gift Tower! If you’re the lucky winner, indulge yourself or share the treats with family and friends. Personally, I’d slice up a pear and nibble the Moose Munch Premium Popcorn while enjoying my copy of […]

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MISTRESS SPY on Pre-order!

My new book, Mistress Spy, releases on August 27. It’s now on pre-order from all e-retailers and Entangled Publishing. Here’s a blurb: A determined sister . . . Madeleine Vernon’s dreams should be filled with fashionable gowns and prospective husbands. Instead, she dreams of avenging her brother’s death. But when she’s captured by the queen’s […]

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Too Many Hissy Fits?

Can you have too much angst in a romance? The same conflict, which, rehashed again and again, continues to thwart the happily-ever-after of the protagonists? Many would say no to that question, but I would disagree. I recently finished reading a historical romance that made me want to scream in frustration. This sprang from the […]

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Giveaway for New Newsletter Subscribers

In celebration of the return of Outlander, I’m giving away a lovely sterling silver Celtic bracelet, pictured above. Only NEW subscribers to my newsletter will be eligible. The giveaway begins Thursday, Sept. 28. Sign up right here, on my website. Newsletter subscribers receive updates on new books, giveaways, and tidbits about my research, travels, and even Jane Austen. Coming soon: […]

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