RAISIN WALNUT TARTS These are ridiculously easy to make, especially if you use pre-packaged tart shells, and so delicious! Of course you can dress them up however you like–with whipped cream on top or a pastry lattice, or holiday designs of your choice. This recipe was my mother-in-law’s, and she always said to use a […]
My Awesome Book Release Week
During the release week of my newest book, Game of Spies, a most amazing thing happened. A Twitter thread about my writing went viral. The source of this tweet was my daughter, Katie. My mom (@PamMingle) started writing romance novels a few years ago (a thread!) pic.twitter.com/LhxWgfE2Yz — Katie Mingle (@katiemingle) June 24, 2019 Over […]
Tudor-themed Rafflecopter Giveaway
Hi, friends. To celebrate the release of Game of Spies, I’m hosting a fabulous Rafflecopter giveaway, from now through midnight, July 22, 2019. The winner will receive a Six Wives tote bag with these Tudor prizes tucked inside: A copy of Game of Spies; a DVD of the 2018 movie, Mary Queen of Scots; an […]
Game of Spies now available!
I’m thrilled to announce that my new book, Game of Spies, released on June 24. Needless to say, it’s been a very exciting week! Please take a look at a few short blog posts I wrote to celebrate the release. The first is on WriterSpace and tells about my visit to Tutbury Castle, the main […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Facebook Group for Historical Romance
Just a short post to ask you to take a look at a new FB page for readers and writers of historical romance. It’s called A Touch of Intrigue. The thirteen authors named above are your moderators. We write about a variety of eras and settings: Medieval, Tudor, Regency, Victorian, American South and West, and […]
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 […]