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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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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Newsletter!

I’m very excited to be sending out my first-ever newsletter! You can sign up here, at the top of this page, if you’re on a desktop or laptop. On mobile devices, scroll down until the sign-up form appears. If you’re a reader of historical romance, I’d love for you to become a subscriber. The newsletter […]

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San Diego in the Winter

I recently returned from a month-long trip to California. Before we left, I had just completed a new book ( A Lady’s Deception ), and I had time, before receiving the edits, for some R&R. We spent two weeks in San Diego and ten days in Carlsbad, a charming beach town north of the city. During our […]

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Librarians and Writers

  I’ve always felt that librarians and writers have an affinity for each other and a set of natural connections. At its most fundamental level, the connections between librarians and writers grows out of a common curiosity and a love of books.  Ray Bradbury claimed the library was where he gained his true education. “I […]

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The Mystery of the Lost Cézanne: A Review

Mystery. Romance. Aix-en-Provence. Le Français. Cézanne. What more could you want in one book? The Mystery of the Lost Cézanne, by M.L. Longworth, is the fifth installment in the Verlaque and Bonnet series. It entertains readers with all of the above, plus a cast of unforgettable characters. The mystery itself is set in motion with […]

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The Year of Long Books

  This has been a year of long books for me. Only three of them, but each in the 700-800 page category. I’ve finished two and put the third on hold. I can’t decide whether to abandon it or stick with it. I’d better make up my mind, because pretty soon I will have forgotten […]

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