{Blog Tour} Mysterious Miss Channing (Ranford Series, Book 3) – Nadine Millard

Title: Mysterious Miss Channing
Author: Nadine Millard
Genre: Regency
Series: Ranford Series
Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing

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Synopsis

Charles Carrington, Earl of Ranford is the very epitome of a devilish rake and he has no desire to change it.

However, taking up the reigns of his family’s estate brings his grand plans of debauching the whole of London to an abrupt halt.

Charles can only imagine the boredom he will experience, living in rural Ireland and being disgustingly respectable.

Then along comes Julia.

Charles has no idea why, but his reaction to the mysterious Miss Julia Channing is more powerful than any attraction he’s ever experienced. And he’s experienced a lot.

She is his opposite in every way; good where he is bad, soft where he is hard and determined to be kind to everyone, which is definitely is not.

But Julia is not all she seems and as their attraction grows, so too does Charles’s certainty that all is not what it seems with the beautiful companion.

Will Charles be able to solve the mystery of Miss Channing? And in doing so, will he find the happily ever after he didn’t even know he wanted?

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Regency Fun Facts

Georgian/Regency Ireland Fun Facts:

  1. The Prince Regent, who in 1820 succeeded his father as George IV was the only king to visit Ireland, coming to Dublin in 1821.
  2. Jane Austen herself mentioned Ireland in her novels, particularly Emma where the elusive Mr. Dixon lived, and Persuasion, where she had Captain Wentworth mistaken for an Irishman.
  3. And, in actual fact, Jane Austen enjoyed a ‘flirtation’ with Thomas Langlois Lefroy, a man from County Limerick in the south west of Ireland who later became Lord Chief Justice of Ireland. He left Jane to study the bar in London and then proceeded to marry a wealthy Irish heiress. He wasn’t a popular character to the working classes of Ireland but he always held a special place in Jane’s heart.
  4. Arthur Guinness, the inventor and original brewer of the famous Irish stout lived in Ireland from 1725-1803 and the brewery still stands in St. James’s Gate, Dublin. The drink sells 1.8billion US pints a year!
  5. The “Oscar” statuette handed out at the Academy Awards was designed by Cedric Gibbons, who was born in Dublin in 1823.
  6. The word quiz was allegedly invented in the 1830’s by a Dublin theater owner named Richard Daly, who made a bet that he could make a nonsense word known throughout the city in just 48 hours. Legend says that Daly gave his employees cards with the word “quiz” written on them, and told them to write it on walls all over the city. Some historians argue that the word was already in use at this time, but most agree that it did not acquire it’s current definition – “to question or interrogate” – until sometime in the 19th century.
  7. In 1800, the population of Ireland was almost twice as large as that of the United States. By 2000, America’s population was about 60 times that of Ireland.
  8. James Hoban, an architect from County Kilkenny in the midlands of Ireland, designed the original White House in Washington in 1792. After the White House was burned by the British in 1812, Hoban was called in to oversee a three year restoration.
  9. In 1818 (when Mysterious Miss Channing takes place) there were 198 non-fictional Peers of the Realm in Ireland, 73 of which were Earls like the dashing Earl of Ranford.
  10. Thomas Moore, the famous Irish poet and composer was born in Dublin in 1779 and died in England in 1852. He counted among his close friends, the infamous Lord Byron and Percey Shelley, whose mother-in-law was none other than Mary Wollstonecraft, a fierce 18th century advocate for Women’s Rights.

Excerpt

“God, I’m bored”, Viscount Charles Carrington, future Earl of Ranford announced petulantly as he stood surveying the guests filling the ballroom of his family’s Mayfair Townhouse.

The ton had converged, en masse, on their stylish mansion to celebrate the much celebrated marriage of Lady Caroline Carrington, daughter of the Earl of Ranford to Mr. Thomas Crawdon, cousin of the Duke of Hartridge.

Really, the marriage should have taken place two years ago but his sister had been a stickler for propriety (meaning boring) and had been adamant that she would only marry a Peer (meaning snobbish).

Tom had been wonderful for Caroline. Loving him meant she was no longer snobbish and, given that she’d hightailed it to London in pursuit of him only weeks ago, she was clearly no longer boring.

Charles had known from the moment he saw them together that there’s was a sickeningly real and everlasting love. Not unlike that of Rebecca, his youngest tearaway of a sister and her husband, Edward the Duke himself.

That one was a bit of a shock, until you saw them together.

Their lives were all insanely intertwined and the four of them were enough to make anyone cast up their accounts they were so happy.

Charles had noticed that Tom had practically dragged Caroline out the door of the mansion earlier with barely a civil goodbye. He refused to think on it any further since Caroline was his younger sister.

It was hard to get away from it, however, since it was all anybody could talk about.

“Disgraceful behaviour”, came the voice of one older lady. “I had high hopes for that girl. He has been a terrible influence.”

“Yes”, came another wavering voice, “but he’s so handsome.”

“And what a reputation he had”, a much younger voice chimed in, one that grabbed Charles’s attention since it was husky and pleasant and the exact type of voice that usually peaked his interest.

“Indeed, Mrs. Campton”.

Ah, the voice was married. Not that that usually stopped him. After all, the ton was nothing if not filled with dalliances between bored spouses.

He was most times willing, and always unattached.

“Mrs. Campton”, he said now to Edward, “do I know her?”

“The wife of Robert Campton, son of the Duke of Salton. A lovely woman.” Edward paused and Charles, in his usual manner immediately took ‘lovely’ to mean ‘attractive’.

“Is she indeed?” he asked, his interest further piqued.

“Oh, yes. Very pleasant and exceedingly attached to Robert and their seven children.”

Charles felt his jaw drop.

“Seven? Good heavens. She did not sound old enough to be the mother of seven children.”

“Well, there she is now”, muttered Edward as a portly woman with a cheerful smile and ruddy complexion came into view, “decide for yourself if she looks old enough. But I assure you, the mother of seven she is.”

Charles shrugged with nonchalance his interest immediately fading. He had no interest in carrying on with somebody’s mother. Or seven somebodies for that matter. What was another woman, in any case? By and large, they were all the same.

And the ones who stood out were the ones who caused trouble. One only had to look at both his brothers-in-law for the truth in this statement. His younger sisters had caused untold problems for both Edward and Tom and still they had both men wrapped round their respective fingers.

Charles was happy for them but had no wish to follow in their footsteps. He had made the silly mistake of falling for a woman’s false charms and protestations of love once before. He would never do so again.

Sighing rather self-pityingly, he wondered if he should take himself off to White’s to drown his sorrows.

Or, perhaps a gambling den where the brandy flowed freely and the women were more than welcoming.

The bride and groom had left, after all. And his father would soon retire.

He frowned slightly as his ice-blue gaze took in his father’s countenance. He seemed older and sicker by the day and the journey from their estate in Offaly, Ireland had certainly taken the wind out of the old man’s sails.

Charles felt a niggling worry. He and his father had been at loggerheads for some years now but Charles loved the Earl, who was a kind and decent man.

His only fault, as far as Charles was concerned, was a determination to see his son return to rusticate in Ireland awaiting the day that he became Earl of Ranford. The problem was that Charles was more than satisfied being a rich and responsibility-free Viscount.

The issue had caused many a headache for both men but Charles grew guiltier by the day. His father did not need the added stress of worrying about his renegade son on top of his health issues. And yet, the thoughts of leaving the thriving, lively city of London for rural Ireland was enough to make him itch.

Try as he might, Charles could not shake his maudlin mood. The weight of responsibility did not lend itself to a jovial party spirit.

The evening, it seemed, would be a dead end. His mood was set and nothing would distract him from it.

His eyes swept the room a final time until a flash of deep, rich red caught his eye.

The companion.

Charles watched as Miss Channing did her level best to blend into the wall behind her. His eyes raked her from the top of her stunning hair, the colour of a fine claret, right down her breath-taking figure to the tips of her toes. Well, he couldn’t see her toes, he conceded. But they certainly weren’t the parts of her that were holding his attention anyway.

There was an air of vulnerability about her that tried desperately to tug at his heartstrings but he refused to let it. His heartstrings would remain untagged by any woman ever again, he reminded himself fiercely.

He watched as she heaved a great sigh, shifting the bodice of her modest grey gown, and his eyes lit with an unholy blue fire.

Making his way slowly toward her, Charles felt the smile of the hunt begin to spread across his lips.

Miss Julia Channing. It would appear that something could distract him after all.

 

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Ranford Hall

Ranford Hall, where the story takes place, is based on Emo Court

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Emo Court was designed by the architect James Gandon in 1790 for the Earls of Portarlington and is a magnificent example of the neo-classical style. During the middle of this century it was owned by the Jesuits and it was then acquired and extensively restored by Mr. Cholmeley Harrison in the 1960s.

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Located in Emo, County Laois, the house is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland which were first laid out in the 18th Century and contain formal lawns, a lake and woodland walks with fine trees and shrubs. The house and gardens were taken into state ownership in 1994.

 

 

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Author Bio

NADINE

Hey everyone!

I’m Nadine, a writer from County Laois in Ireland.

My debut novel, a Regency Romance called An Unlikely Duchess debuted in March 2014, with Book Two, Seeking Scandal, debuting July 2014. There is a final book in the series, Mysterious Miss Channing releasing in January 2015.

I’m also part of a box set, Forbidden, Regency Romance which contains my novella, A Winter Wish.

My brain is constantly full of stories and characters so don’t be surprised if I come out with something completely different after that…though I have to say, my heart belongs to Regency!

When I’m not writing I can be found scurrying around after my three children. Or perhaps my dog. I don’t scurry after my husband, that’s generally the other way around! 😉

I hate housework so only kind of pretend to do it! Love reading (or research as I like to call it).

I have a brilliant family and wonderful friends who are ever patient and supportive of me.

I’m sometimes asked where my inspiration comes from. I guess it’s from everywhere! I love my gorgeous husband to distraction so that helps! I think I also put a little bit of people I know into my characters…shhhh 😉

Have an ever so mild obsession with Jane Austen and have properly researched time machines in case there’s one who could take me back to 1800s. I know. I need help. My brain might be odd but it’s a pretty fun place to be at times!

My writing really took off when my three year old started preschool. So now, while my seven, five and three year old children are being taken care of by teachers, my characters are being taken care of by me!

To be fair though, I can quite regularly be found at 2am glued to the laptop when I get an idea!

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{New Release} Mysterious Miss Channing – Nadine Millard

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Title: Mysterious Miss Channing
Author: Nadine Millard
Genre: Regency
Series: Ranford Series
Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing

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Synopsis
Charles Carrington, Earl of Ranford is the very epitome of a devilish rake and he has no desire to change it.
However, taking up the reigns of his family’s estate brings his grand plans of debauching the whole of London to an abrupt halt.
Charles can only imagine the boredom he will experience, living in rural Ireland and being disgustingly respectable.
Then along comes Julia.
Charles has no idea why, but his reaction to the mysterious Miss Julia Channing is more powerful than any attraction he’s ever experienced. And he’s experienced a lot.
She is his opposite in every way; good where he is bad, soft where he is hard and determined to be kind to everyone, which is definitely is not.
But Julia is not all she seems and as their attraction grows, so too does Charles’s certainty that all is not what it seems with the beautiful companion.
Will Charles be able to solve the mystery of Miss Channing? And in doing so, will he find the happily ever after he didn’t even know he wanted?
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Excerpt
Julia continued down the steps, but, instead of heading to the kitchen, she turned instead toward the music room. If someone was waiting until the house was abed to play, she or he probably did not want an audience.
But Julia’s curiosity got the better of her. Whoever was playing was wonderfully talented. It was a melody she hadn’t heard before, simple yet intricate. It spoke of love, of longing, of loss, and it pulled at Julia’s heartstrings in a way that she could not explain.
Inching closer, Julia reached out a hand and pushed the only partly opened door even wider. She should have known. Everything about him called out to her very soul. Why should his playing be any different?
Julia watched fascinated as Charles’s deft fingers skimmed gently over the keys, and, to her shame, she imagined those same fingers and their magical touch on her flesh. Her heart beat faster, and her throat suddenly dried up. The music, the silence, the darkness that lent itself to secrets and hidden desires — they all served to make it seem as though her fantasy had come to life. She and Charles alone.
Julia had not thought that she had made a sound, but she must have for in the next instance, he spoke.
“Come closer if you wish. I do not bite.” He paused then continued, a smile in his voice. “Not unless you ask.”
He should not say such things. And not for any proper reason. But because she wasn’t sure she could remember to breathe when he did.
“You knew it was me?” she asked softly, as though speaking above a whisper would somehow shatter the air around them.
“Of course,” he responded, still playing, still looking at the keys.
“You have supernatural powers?” she quipped, though her throat remained as dry as a desert.
He laughed softly.
“Only when it comes to you.”
Julia’s heart went from galloping to stopping in an instant.
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Author Bio

NADINE

Hey everyone!

I’m Nadine, a writer from County Laois in Ireland.
My debut novel, a Regency Romance called An Unlikely Duchess debuted in March 2014, with Book Two, Seeking Scandal, debuting July 2014. There is a final book in the series, Mysterious Miss Channing releasing in January 2015.
I’m also part of a box set, Forbidden, Regency Romance which contains my novella, A Winter Wish.
My brain is constantly full of stories and characters so don’t be surprised if I come out with something completely different after that…though I have to say, my heart belongs to Regency!
When I’m not writing I can be found scurrying around after my three children. Or perhaps my dog. I don’t scurry after my husband, that’s generally the other way around! 😉
I hate housework so only kind of pretend to do it! Love reading (or research as I like to call it).
I have a brilliant family and wonderful friends who are ever patient and supportive of me.
I’m sometimes asked where my inspiration comes from. I guess it’s from everywhere! I love my gorgeous husband to distraction so that helps! I think I also put a little bit of people I know into my characters…shhhh 😉
Have an ever so mild obsession with Jane Austen and have properly researched time machines in case there’s one who could take me back to 1800s. I know. I need help. My brain might be odd but it’s a pretty fun place to be at times!
My writing really took off when my three year old started preschool. So now, while my seven, five and three year old children are being taken care of by teachers, my characters are being taken care of by me!
To be fair though, I can quite regularly be found at 2am glued to the laptop when I get an idea!

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{Christmas Release} Forbidden: A Regency Collection – Rachel Van Dyken, Nadine Millard, Kristin Vayden, & Kelly Martin

Merry Christmas from Blue Tulip Publishing!

Available only at AMAZON & SMASHWORDS.

Is there anything more scrumptious than forbidden love?

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Cloaked in Red: A Shattered Fairy Tale – Kelly Martin

Frederick Dodsworth has no desire to find love at Anthony Wexley’s Christmas gathering. Yet when he lays his eyes on the beautiful Rebecca for the first time, he is beyond smitten.

Lust turns to love. Love turns to jealousy. Jealousy turns to betrayal.

How did Frederick Dodsworth become the most evil man in Darenset? Simple. It started with a kiss.

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For the Love of A Lady – Kristin Vayden

Jilted, rejected, unwanted.

Lady Esther Flanguard is all of the above… but that’s all about to change soon.

Because, Essie has a plan. And it’s sure to work brilliantly.

The only thing standing in her way is trying to convince Cross—her best friend’s brother—to go along with it.

Lord Crossby, Cross to those who know him well, knows that Essie’s plan is not a good idea.

Because Essie doesn’t know, is that he’s been in love with her for years. He refuses to leave this second chance left to fate. He lost her once, and plans to never lose her again.

So, knowing he’ll risk his heart, he agrees to play along with her disastrous plan. Silently vowing, that though Essie might be pretending…he isn’t, and this time he’s playing for keeps.

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The Devil Duke Takes A Bride – Rachel Van Dyken

Who said being bad wasn’t oh so good?

Benedict Devlyn, Duke of Banbury, has one thing on his mind and it isn’t marriage. But things take a turn for the worse when his menacing aunt throws a hitch in his plans to remain the most sinful and talked about man in the ton. After all, a man cannot keep the reputation of being The Devil Duke when he is leg-shackled to some simpering spinster.

But his aunt, bless her heart, thinks she’s dying, and believes her nephew’s behavior is the only thing standing in the way between her entrance to heaven or hell. So she very lovingly and selflessly sets him up. With his childhood nemesis.

A young woman who, though she claims it was an accident, has nearly killed him thrice through her lack of grace and manners. It matters not that the minute he sets eyes on her at the Christmas ball, his blood boils with lust. He refuses to allow himself to fall prey to his aunt’s ministrations.

That is, until he is compromised and stuck in an engagement to a girl who claims she’d rather jump from a moving carriage than marry him. Funny thing that, for the very minute she says no, he finds his heart very much wants to say yes. When she doesn’t leap at the chance to marry him, he sets about to not only prove that he’s worthy of her favor, but also worthy of her heart.

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A Winter Wish by Nadine Millard

Mariah Bolton is as headstrong as she is clever, as strong-willed as she is beautiful. She enjoys her life and, apart from a rather snobbish mama, she is happy with her lot.

Imagine her consternation then when her world is turned upside down by the brooding and aloof Mr. Brandon Haverton!
Mariah and Brandon are forced to endure each other’s company more than either wants to when a snowstorm traps them in the same house.
They argue, they bang heads and they drive each other insane.

But something precious is blooming beneath the surface of all that ice. Something neither looks for but both need.

Can love melt the snow around Brandon’s cold heart?

Can Mariah be brave enough to take a leap of faith?

And can a Winter Wish help bring two souls together forever?

{New Release} The Second Life of Magnolia Mae – Angela Schroeder

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Title: The Second Life of Magnolia Mae
Author: Angela Schroeder
Genre: Young Adult
Release Date: December 2
Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing

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Magnolia Mae has always had strange dreams, even before her parents died in a car crash leaving her older brother to raise her. Only a few weeks before Halloween and her eighteenth birthday the dreams start to come more frequently, her life seems even more chaotic than usual and the guilt that she did not stop her parents’ death is beginning to tear her apart. The only one who has never treated her like an outcast is handsome Bash, the boy whose eyes have haunted nearly all of her dreams.

As Halloween draws closer Magnolia enlists the help of her brother and Bash to try to discover what these dreams mean. Why does it feel like she has lived what she sees and why are Bash’s eyes in every dream?

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“Why is it just standing there?” The memories of her dream creeped up on her. “I’ve seen it before.” It came out in a whisper.

Jace reached for her blanket and laid it across her shivering shoulders.

She pulled it tightly around her, searching for a form of comfort. “In my dreams, Jace, that wolf is in my dreams. I know because of the silver over its eye.” Her eyes went wide and stared up into her brother’s face.

“It can’t be.”

“I know what I saw.” Fire shot through her eyes at the thought of her brother doubting her. “That’s the wolf in my dreams. It’s always there, in every single one. Why?” The long low howl caused her to jump away from the window.

“I don’t know, M&M, I don’t know. Maybe it has something to do with Dad.” His golden-brown eyes looked over at her wall.

The mural had been there for years; it had been studied and memorized by the both of them, especially since their parents died. In the far distance of the forest there was a wolf sleeping. Magnolia had always thought it was sweet that her father had painted animals in the forest, but the wolf was the only one sleeping.

“It is right there. Right there in front of you this entire time. Maybe Dad was trying to tell you something.”

“Tell me what? That I would have awful dreams about a wolf? Jace, that doesn’t…” Her voice trailed off as she walked to the mural and crouched down before it. The wolf in the painting had the same silver mark. “Tell me what, Jace?” Her voice raised.

He sat next to her. “Maybe we need to start going through their things in the attic. Maybe he had a journal or something.”

She knew from the tone of her brother’s voice that there was something else. Something he was not telling her. “Jace, what do you know?”

The muscle in his jaw clenched then relaxed. “When we were younger, Dad used to tell us legends of his people. He loved to tell you about a young girl who was thought to save them from a life of being outcasts, running from place to place. A girl who had a wolf for a guardian. She was supposed to save them all. She was their princess. Though they had no kingdom, they were forced to travel from place to place, searching for a land to call their own. Something happened to her, but I don’t remember what. It was something terrible, and the wolf has been searching for her ever since.”

“The wolf never died?” An eyebrow shot up into the air skeptically.

“It’s a legend, M&M. What do you expect?” He shrugged his shoulders and leaned against the wall. “What if that wolf has really been searching for her all this time?”

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Author Bio: Angela Schroeder is a single mother of three. She was born and raised in Iowa in a river town known for its pearl buttons. Having four siblings she never lacked for someone to play with, as she grew older she found herself pulled into books and writing more and more.

Her parents are her heroes, her siblings her confidants and tormentors and her children are a wonderful blessing. Church is important to her children and her. They enjoy the friendships they’ve made with the people there.

Writing has always been a passion. Her first experience was in fifth grade when she went to a one day writing conference. After that she knew it was something she wanted to pursue.

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The Dark Hour by J.F. Jenkins

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The Dark Hour

by J.F. Jenkins

 

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jfjBecca Simpson is a not so average teenager, and she knows it. In fact, she embraces it. She was chosen to be a Keeper, one who keeps the gates sealed between the magic world and the “normal” world. The only time she isn’t safe from the dark creatures of the Other Side is the Dark Hour. Every night, at the same time, the gates between the two worlds open and Becca is left vulnerable until the gate closes and the minions disappear. But that’s why she has Erik Manchester. As her Guardian, Erik is in charge of making sure no one, or no thing, comes after her to take her away. Because waiting for her on the Other Side is a tyrannical emperor, looking to use her status to meld the two worlds into one.

With Erik, Becca feels safe, but suffocated. There are rules she has to follow in order to keep out of the hands of the emperor. Then Kyne walks into her life and challenges everything she knows. Not only does he know things about the Other Side, but he’s from there. And found a way to stay in the normal world without frying.

 

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J.F. Jenkins lives in Minneapolis Minnesota with her husband, son, and two cats. She graduated from Bethel University in 2006 with a degree in Media Communication with minors in both writing and film. When she is not busy writing, she spends her free time playing games, reading, and spending time with her family.

 

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by Nadine Millard

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Edward Crawdon, Duke of Hartridge is being forced by his slightly overbearing, but loving mother to spend time with her old friends at their estate in Ireland. He is not aware but a contract exists between the two families that states Edward must marry their eldest daughter. On the day of his arrival Edward, who is yet to be made aware of the contract, meets Lady Rebecca, Caroline’s younger sister under very unusual circumstances. Edward cannot stop thinking about Lady Rebecca but she is completely unsuited to being a duchess. However, she becomes rather a toast of the Ton and Edward realises that he cannot stand idly by and watch Rebecca marry someone else. He cannot marry her but does not want her to marry anyone else! Ultimately, Edward must decide; will he admit his true feelings for Rebecca? Will he defy his responsibilities and duties, his idea of a “proper” duchess and follow his heart?

 

 

 

 

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f470bc2ee6870a82390bc7.L._V339846642_SY470_Hey everyone! I’m Nadine, a writer from County Laois in Ireland.

My debut novel, a Regency Romance called An Unlikely Duchess was released March 26, 2014. I’m currently working on book two and three from the series. My brain is constantly full of stories and characters so don’t be surprised if I come out with something completely different after that…though I have to say, my heart belongs to Regency!

When I’m not writing I can be found scurrying around after my three children. Or perhaps my dog. I don’t scurry after my husband, that’s generally the other way around! 😉

I hate housework so only kind of pretend to do it! Love reading (or research as I like to call it).

I have a brilliant family and wonderful friends who are ever patient and supportive of me.

I’m sometimes asked where my inspiration comes from. I guess it’s from everywhere! I love my gorgeous husband to distraction so that helps! I think I also put a little bit of people I know into my characters…shhhh 😉

Have an ever so mild obsession with Jane Austen and have properly researched time machines in case there’s one who could take me back to 1800s. I know. I need help. My brain might be odd but it’s a pretty fun place to be at times!

My writing really took off when my three year old started preschool. So now, while my seven, five, and three year old children are being taken care of by teachers, my characters are being taken care of by me!

To be fair though, I can quite regularly be found at 2am glued to the laptop when I get an idea!

 

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The Dare SmashwordsBoring Beth Lynn has always lived up to her nickname… until she wakes up in a hotel bed next to a sexy as sin state senator she re-connected with at a wedding the previous night.
The biggest problem? She can’t seem to remember anything about the night before except for crying into a box of cookies, and she’s pretty sure Grandma Nadine slipped something in her drink. And what should have been a one night stand turns into a six day adventure when Grandma whisks them off to Hawaii to save them from the ensuing media firestorm.
Jace isn’t looking for commitment — he believes he made that clear when he left the wedding with Beth. Then again, he can’t remember much of anything other than the way her skin felt beneath his hands. Now he’s stuck with her at some lame couple’s retreat and trying his hardest to fight the attraction only a woman like Beth could invoke.
He doesn’t think it can get any worse.

But one spider attack… A donkey ride from hell… And an unfortunate episode with Viagra tea — and there’s one thing Jace knows for sure: He should never have agreed to Grandma Nadine’s suggestion in the first place.
Because if this isn’t paradise, and it isn’t a vacation — that only leaves one option.
Survival.
But to make it through alive… they might lose their hearts in the process.

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RachelAuthorheadshotRachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street
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When she’s not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and
plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.
She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband and their snoring Boxer, Sir
Winston Churchill. She loves to hear from readers! You can follow her writing
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*SALE* The Forsaken Love of a Lord by Kristin Vayden

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The Forsaken Love of a Lord

by Kristin Vayden

Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing

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loveOlivia has one goal upon returning to London: Find Lord Langley and seduce him.
It was no secret that her stepsister was a miserable excuse for a human being and the secrets shrouding her demise only added confirmation that even in death—she wasn’t worthy of the handsome Lord.
According to rumors, Lord Langley is after revenge, but she’s after something far more dangerous.
His heart.
One masquerade aligns their paths in ways neither of them could have imagined.
Will he succumb to the fair beauty? Or forever allow his heart to be entrenched by the beastly claws of her dead sister?

 

 

 

 

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kvKristin’s inspiration for the romance she writes comes from her tall, dark and handsome husband with killer blue eyes. With five children to chase, she is never at a loss for someone to kiss, something to cook or some mess to clean but she loves every moment of it! She loves to make soap, sauerkraut, sourdough bread and gluten free muffins. Life is full of blessings and she praises God for the blessed and abundant life He’s given her.

 

 

 

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Out of the Blue by E.L. Irwin

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Out of the Blue

by E.L. Irwin

Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing

elrKatyBeth Reilly, horse-trainer extraordinaire, is capable, responsible and hard-working—she hates backing down in a fight. When she meets—completely by chance—Hollywood heartthrob, Asher Fitzpatrick, she decides she wants nothing to do with him. He’s arrogant, self-assured, and seemingly very assured of her.
Asher doesn’t like taking no for an answer—he’s determined to get to know Katy—so he makes a couple of phone calls that set the stage for their second meeting. When Katy comes face to face with Asher again, she knows she’s going to need help this time—not because she feels out-maneuvered, but because for the first time in her life she knows she doesn’t want to fight.

 

 

 

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A child of divorce and abuse, E.L. Irwin found escape in reading and writing, and through the school of hard-knocks, learned to be a fighter. She’s a self-described rebel who wears her heart on her sleeve and tends to shoot from the hip on subjects that matter. She enjoys riding horses, wearing heels, shooting her XD.40, tattoos, and of course, a good book and hot coffee.

 

 

 

 

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{Midnight Musings}

Lately I am back to spending a whole lot of time on Pinterest rather than reading or doing anything. I am also allowing my OCD tendencies to flow as I rearrange boards and create new ones. I’m sure those that follow me must think I’ve lost it.

I’m pretty sure that out of all 70 boards, I have AT LEAST four or six boards that involve the color pink somehow. Well, technically, if I were honest I would say that it’s probably more like 40, but who’s counting? One of my most favorite boards is the wedding dress collection. I have been married for nearly nineteen years, but I pin a LOT of wedding dresses just because they are so dang beautiful.

While pinning I usually also follow people that share the same pin and that leads me to more boards and more board creations and then I’m sitting here two hours later and wondering how I managed to find sugar cookie recipes when I was originally stalking boards for wedding dresses to pin! While perusing, I came across Twobirdsbridesmaids.ca and FELL. IN. LOVE with their site! It’s ethereal, pink, dreamy, gauzy, pink, and the dresses are adorable! Ariane, the woman who started Twobirds is a genius with the creation of a dress that can be tied into at least fifteen different ways so that you can wear it not only to your sister’s wedding where you’ll be Maid of Honor, but twist it another way and it becomes a work appropriate dress! The options seem unlimited and so cost-friendly.

I work with some of the top selling authors in the book world. Recently I’ve come across a website, PrintingPeach.Ca, that creates beautiful bookmarks, postcards, and other various types of “swag” and ships all across Canada! I know firsthand that shipping anything to Canada is ridiculously expensive, so I passed on the information to several of my northern clients who will be so glad to find someone in their country that will probably charge half the price for shipping and takes 90% less time to arrive than from anywhere in the US.

My fifteen year old is quite the artist and is learning the process to patent things in school. Like his brother, he came to me to find out more information because apparently he couldn’t figure out what to search for. We both giggled that the first thing we found out on Google is a website called HowToPatentSomething.Org. That’s a genius idea and definitely the first thing anyone looking up how to patent something would go to. Bravo to the site creator!

Wow, how did it get to be after 5AM?! I have to get the boys off to school in two hours and haven’t slept yet! Guess I’ll go cuddle with my electric throw and finish up the book that I’m reading.

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{Midnight Musings} Midseason Hiatuses

If you knew me, you would know that watching a show such as The Walking Dead or even Sons of Anarchy is definitely not something I would be into. Most refer to me as a frou frou pink lover who hoards a lot of books, hates organized religion, but loves Jesus more than anything, drinks ginger ale way too much, too girly, and someone who is scared very, very easily by anything that is not remotely pink or girly or safe.

But I shocked everyone the day I fell in love with The Walking Dead. I want to be there; fighting alongside of them, going on runs for supplies and food, stabbing a walker in the head {or through an eye}, but most of all…

I have a favorite walker.

He is in the very first episode of the second season. He is creepy, freaky, and totally not something I would ever like before I was “bit”, but he just fascinates me!

I want to take my family to the outskirts of Atlanta next spring//summer and wander around the places where they’ve shot episodes. I have friends down there that have met the cast, so I wouldn’t be wandering aimlessly! While researching for other places to visit, I found LookoutAtlanta.Com. Not going to lie, but the first page in the Event archives is of the highway where the cars are piled up, and where Rick rides the horse into Atlanta, and where Glenn sped down it hooting in his stolen red sports car all while the alarm rang loud and clear, and awakening every walker around for miles.

In two weeks TWD will be on hiatus and I’m going to probably end up binge watching it until it comes back on. I have watched it for months now, and can watch it all over again.

We won’t discuss that on December ninth that Sons of Anarchy will end after seven years and that the Final Ride may be less a few people. I cry during every episode, especially because {someone} is no longer there and that person’s disappearance {I am trying to be vague so as not to give out too many details for anyone who hasn’t either watched it yet, or wants to watch it and not be spoiled} broke my heart like WHOA.

While they are completely different shows, they share a common theme. Whether it be the end times or a motorcycle club that is slowly dying, no one is safe. Anyone can die at any given time. And just like life, those you love the most are probably going to be the first to go.

In other news, now that I’m starting to tear up again…

My eighteen year old really wants to move to Canada, specifically Ontario. I’ve been there and it’s beautiful, but there’s no way he could live that far from me as he’s a high functioning Autistic young man and isn’t prepared to do more than throw a pizza in the oven or cook mac and cheese on the stove and eat it from the pan.

Boys.

He came out and asked me to sign up for Hot Waterdown Homes so that he could find a place to live. He’s found at least ten and I’m still wondering if he gets how bills get paid or if he just thinks that money automatically appears in my bank account every month.

A colleague of mine in the author assistant community showed me Gary Bizzo’s website about how to start up your own business. I’m not really looking to start a business, not with my rotten health, but his site is extremely interesting and I’ve gleaned a few interesting topics. Especially as he’s all about Amazon {and Kindle}…if I’m doing book buying, searching for new authors, reading reviews, or looking for makeup, nail polish, TWD and SOA memorabilia, I am there.

Speaking of…I need to go research Christmas romance books to read. Not like my Kindle or iPad are full of probably 2000 books I haven’t read yet or anything!

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I know, Rick. I feel the same exact way. Think we can talk Robert and Scott into creating 25 episodes a season instead of 16?

{Release Week} Unwilling – K.D. Wood

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Title: Unwilling
Author: K.D. Wood
Genre: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Release Date: November 11
Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing
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Neely McIntire’s dreams warn her about the future but will not protect her from the danger hiding in plain sight. On graduation night, she plans to tell her best friend, Hayden Nelson, that she’s in love with him. Instead, they argue. Neely’s hurt feelings leave her vulnerable, giving her secret admirer, Andrew Huckley, the opportunity to put his mother’s monstrous plan into motion. When Neely gives in to her broken heart and pushes him away, Hayden knows he must fight to recapture the spark he felt in their last kiss. But will he find her in time to reverse the damage or will she be changed forever?

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K.D. Wood lives in north Mississippi with her family and a very spoiled White Waug. When not in her office pounding the keys she can be found under a snuggly blanket, cup of donut shop close by with her nose in a book. Follow her on Twitter at @KDWoodauthor, like her on Facebook, you’ll find her neglecting her blog at K.D.Woodauthor.blogspot.com, or email her at K.D.Woodauthor@gmail.com

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[Spotlight} Fractured Dream (The Dreamer Saga Book 1) – K.M. Randall

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Fractured Dream (The Dreamer Saga, Book 1) by K.M. Randall

Genre: Fantasy, Fairytale

Published: June 21, 2014 by Booktrope Publishing

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Blurb: Have you ever wondered where fairytales go once they’re created?

It’s been eight years since Story Sparks last had a dream. Now they’re back, tormenting her as nightmares she can’t remember upon waking. The black waters of Lake Sandeen, where her Uncle Peter disappeared decades before, may hold the secret to Story’s hidden memories, or a truth she’d rather not know. On a bright summer afternoon, Story and her two best friends, Elliott and Adam, take a hike to the lake, where they dive into the cool water and never reemerge. What they find is beyond anything they’ve ever imagined could be possible, a world where dangers lurk in the form of Big Bad Wolves, living Nightmares and meddlesome witches and gods.

Now Story must remember who she really is and somehow stop two worlds from ultimate annihilation, all while trying not to be too distracted by the inexplicable pull she feels toward a certain dark-eyed traveler who seems to have secrets of his own. The fates of the worlds are counting on her.

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As a girl, K.M. always wished she’d suddenly come into magical powers or cross over into a Faerie circle. Although that has yet to happen, she instead lives vicariously through the characters she creates in writing fantasy and delving into the paranormal. When K.M. is not busy writing her next novel, she is the editor-in-chief of a blog covering the media industry, as well as an editor with Booktrope Publishing. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in English-Lit from Nazareth College of Rochester. K.M. lives in Upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region with her husband and her extremely energetic little boy. Fractured Dream is her first novel.


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{New Release} A Courtship for Cecilia (The Love Birds Series Book 3) – Ruth J. Hartman

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Title: A Courtship for Cecilia
Author: Ruth J. Hartman
Series: The Love Birds Series, Book 3
Release Date: October 28, 2014

Blurb: Cecilia Fletcher yearns for true love with the man of her heart. A life of her own away from her demanding mother would be an added benefit. But in order to do that, Cecilia must live a lie, making it necessary to use a false name in order to hide a family secret.

Barrington Radcliff was betrayed by a woman who he thought loved him. Because of that, trust is hard to willingly give. When he meets pretty Cecilia Fleming, his heart wants to give her a chance. Something about her doesn’t ring true, but Barrington allows love to overrule his good judgment.

Can Cecilia and Barrington get past their hurt and secrets long enough to find true love?

Is the chance for love worth the risk of a broken heart?

Excerpt: And there she was. The lavender dress was even more stunning up close. It fit her curves snugly, off the shoulders and dipping low over her breasts. Her cheeks had a rosy glow about them. Whether it was from the warmth of the room or excitement of the evening, he knew not, but found it quite appealing.
Her eyes… Somehow next to that particular shade of her dress, they had taken on the exact same color. Incredible. He could scarcely blink, afraid somehow the lovely vision she produced might be lost, not to be rediscovered.
Lord Lofton cleared his throat, startling Barrington from his reverie. “Mr. Radcliff, I’m sure you remember my cousin, Miss Fleming?”
“Indeed.” Barrington bowed to her. Had he appeared the buffoon, staring at her as if he were a love-struck boy of ten? “Lovely to see you again, Miss Fleming.”
She lowered her gaze, her long lashes sweeping against those rosy cheeks. “And you as well, Mr. Radcliff.”
Music from a different song began. Suddenly Barrington longed for nothing more than to hold Miss Fleming in his arms and never let her go. To sway to the music, twirl her dainty frame around and press his fingers to her waist once more. Would her hair smell like roses if he leaned close? Or would her scent of choice be lavender, as a nod to her color of dress? Would she place her hand on his shoulder, the other snuggly fitted in his?
Lord Lofton cleared his throat a second time.
He’d done it again. Get a hold of yourself, man! The only way to stop imagining what delights were in store for him with Miss Fleming was to actually ask her to dance. He held out his hand. “Miss Fleming, might I have the pleasure of a turn about the floor?”
She blinked. The corners of her lips rose, the left side a tiny bit higher than the right. Adorable. “Yes. I would like that. Very much.”
The full skirt of her gown swished against his trouser leg as she stood. A ripple of desire went through him. From her gown? He swallowed hard. Something about this woman grabbed hold of him down deep inside. It was as if he’d never truly lived until he met her. But how could that be?
In all his years spending time with Martha, the outings, the parties and events, he’d never, not once, experienced anything remotely like he felt right now. A hundred bees stinging his heart couldn’t give it more of a jolt. A thousand chirping birds signaling the coming of spring couldn’t equal the joy in his soul. A million sonnets sung of the purest love in existence surely couldn’t fill his mind with more wonder than standing there holding Miss Fleming’s hand.
Miss Fleming tilted her head and blinked. Someone tapped his shoulder. Barrington inwardly groaned, grief stricken that the magical spell had been broken. He peered behind him.
Lord and Lady Lofton stood quite close, both biting their lips as if trying not to smile. “We’re going out to the ballroom floor to dance and thought perhaps…” Lord Lofton pointed behind them.
Ah… Miss Fleming’s chaperones didn’t want to leave their charge unattended. With a sigh, whether of remorse for the end of the perfect moment or in splendid anticipation of the dance, he knew not. As long as he was in Miss Fleming’s company, he would be content.
Barrington offered his arm to his dance partner and they followed Lord and Lady Lofton. They didn’t, however, take a space very near them. Instead, Barrington lagged behind so he could have some privacy with Miss Fleming. If there is privacy to be had amongst several hundred people. At least her cousins’ ears wouldn’t be able to listen in on their conversation.
Miss Fleming placed one hand on his shoulder, the other in his hand. They began to dance but she appeared to be inordinately interested in her slippers. Were they new? Perhaps she was concerned they would get scuffed amidst all the moving feet close by.
“Your slippers are lovely, Miss Fleming.”
She inhaled sharply and raised her gaze to his. “Oh. Thank you.”
“I thought perhaps you were concerned for their well-being.”
She shook her head, but the hint of a smile played at her lips.
“Are you enjoying your stay with your cousins?”
“Yes.”
“Have you done anything of particular enjoyment while there?”
She lifted one shoulder. “No.”
Would he be required to have the whole conversation on his own? Maybe she was nervous. Sometimes crowds did that to people. He’d never particularly liked them. Perhaps if he could find something about which she was interested, she would be more willing to speak. Barrington twirled her around and sighed when she was rested once again in his arms. “Do you enjoy dancing?”
She nodded.
“How about… card games? Have a particular favorite?”
Wisps of hair danced around her face as she shook her head.
This wasn’t going at all as planned. There must be something. He had a feeling that conversing about a topic as benign as the weather wouldn’t coax any more from her than a shrug. “Are you fond of animals? Have any pets?”
Her eyes sparkled and her entire face lit from within. “Oh, I adore cats.”
“Do you? Splendid.” Finally, something had caught her interest.
“My cat’s name is Henry.”
“Named after a king?”
She laughed. “No, although I’m sure he thinks of himself as royalty.”
“Does he perhaps sport a tiny crown?”
She smiled.
“Carry a tiny scepter around in his paws?”
Her eyes crinkled at the corners. “I’m afraid not, although if I could procure something of that nature, it would be fun to try.”
“The cats I’ve known over the years never struck me as being malleable and complacent enough to allow something to be placed on their heads, much less in their paws.”
“You’re probably right. I suppose I’ll have to settle for using my imagination when it comes to dressing Henry in anything other than what he already wears.”
Barrington lowered his brow. “Your cat wears clothing?”
She sputtered a laugh and then covered her mouth with her hand. “No. But he does wear fur, you know.”
“Good point. I’m sure he’d get quite cold in winter otherwise.”
“Indeed.”
She stumbled and he pulled her close. But only for a moment. Any more than that and the whole room full of attendees would murmur and stare. Barrington stepped back to an acceptable distance.
“Pardon me.” She glanced up, her gaze resting on his. Those eyes… so incredible in color and surrounded by long lashes.
“For what, may I ask?”
She looked down again to her slippers. “I’m afraid I’m rather clumsy.”
“Nonsense. You dance beautifully.” She did seem a trifle unused to the steps, but of course, he would never make comment. Surely she’d been brought up learning to dance, as all of his peers had.
“Now you’re just being kind.”
He gave her hand a gentle squeeze. “If I’m being kind, it’s only a natural inclination to your sweet disposition.”
An attractive tinge of pink appeared on her cheeks. “Thank you, Mr. Radcliff.”
Barrington stared at her lips as she spoke. He couldn’t help it. Their fullness rose and fell with each syllable, alternately exposing and covering her tongue as if playing a game of hide and seek.
Miss Fleming tilted her head and blinked as if waiting for something.
Waiting… What was she—? Oh. “You are quite welcome.”
She shifted her gaze to the left and then right. Had he said something inappropriate so she was choosing not to engage him further? Barrington tried to recall their short conversation. Nothing stood out as being off-putting or rude. What could it be?
Someone tapped his shoulder. Who would have the gall to interrupt a dance when—? He whipped his head around to see… Lord Lofton?
With a chuckle, the earl indicated the area from which Barrington had collected Miss Fleming. “Since the dance number is over, we thought perhaps you might join us in refreshment.”
Over? What in the—? Barrington glanced about the room. He and his Miss Fleming were the only ones still dancing. A glance down showed him that his feet were indeed still moving. Stop that at once! He paused and swallowed hard. Only then did he notice the absence of music and people grinning at him as they passed by.
Good heavens. I’m losing my faculties.
Miss Fleming bit her lip and her face reddened. The color spread to her neck and all the way down to her—
He snapped his chin up. You can’t stare at a woman there. Especially not in public! “P-pardon me, Miss Fleming. W-would you care for some refreshment?” Good gracious! He sounded like a bumbling buffoon.
She gently extracted her hand from his and placed it on his arm. “That would be quite lovely. Thank you.”
I hadn’t even let go of her hand yet. Barrington’s legs were as quivery as pudding when they made their way from the ballroom floor. What was happening to him? The tiny wisp of a girl brought him practically to his knees.
Lord and Lady Lofton preceded them. The latter peeked over her shoulder at Miss Fleming and then giggled. Barrington wasn’t brave enough to look at his partner, but was fairly certain her polite cough covered a tiny laugh as well.
Oh the horror.

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ruth author pic small Ruth J. Hartman spends her days herding cats, and her nights spinning sweet romantic tales that make you smile, giggle or laugh out loud. She, her husband, and their three cats, love to spend time curled up in their recliners watching old Cary Grant movies. Well, the cats, Maxwell, Roxy and Remmie, sit in the people’s recliners. Not that the cats couldn’t get their own furniture. They just choose to shed on someone else’s. You know how selfish those little furry creatures can be.

Ruth, a left-handed, cat-herding, Jeep-driving, farmhouse-dwelling romance writer uses her goofy sense of humor as she writes tales of lovable, klutzy women and the men who adore them. Ruth’s husband and best friend, Garry, reads her manuscripts, rolls his eyes at her weird story ideas, and loves her in spite of her penchant for insisting all of her books have at least one cat in them. Or twelve. But hey, who’s counting?

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{Midnight Musings} How Did It Get To Be Almost 3 AM Already?

I was on such a great sleep schedule for about a week and now I’m back off of it. Figures!

I have a huge to do list for the week coming up. I and a few friends are putting on an online auction to raise money for a blogger friend whose family has to start over again after losing everything. There’s also my volunteer work and helping promo authors and fitting in some reading whenever I have a spare moment.

I would have a bit more reading time if I cut out one of my half hour Minecraft sessions, but no. Not happening.

This week I am looking into having my carpets professionally cleaned because four cats? Yeah, definitely need cleaning.

I’ve also been helping a friend look for a lawyer in Toronto to help with getting child support for her kids.

Not to long from now it’ll be winter, but since I am unable to stand for long periods of time, I’m going to sit and direct my teen boys how to clean windows! We are really, really big on getting the boys to be more proactive around the house since my mobility has greatly declined. I’m finally going to look into finding a neurologist and have them run some tests as I just seem to be getting worse instead of better.

I hope y’all enjoyed Halloween and that you had fun with friends, family, and kids if you have them!

{Cover Reveal} Here|Now – D.D. Lorenzo

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HERE/NOW Book 3 of the Depth of Emotion Series

Carter Sinclair…
He’s gone home.
He’s assessed mistakes.
He’s risen from the ashes.



Carter was a “rules” kind of guy. He worked and believed in the system, but the system was unjust. His wife is dead, his brother tragically injured, and an innocent woman paid for the sins of another. Assessing his life, he determines that deceit and lies no longer have a place there. He’s lived in the darkness of his own despair, and watched evil corrupt the lives of those he loves. His intent is to destroy it.
What he didn’t expect was something beautiful to emerge from the darkness…
Regret lives in the past.
Hope lives in the future.
Reality is the present.



Here/Now
is the struggle.



Is it possible that tragic circumstances can birth the most unexpected blessings?




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DD Lorenzo is a modern-day storyteller. Her novels reach deep into the heart of readers and engage them through the emotions of her characters. DD resides in Maryland, The Land of Pleasant Living. She met the love of her life in high school and decided to look no further. Together, they have an eclectic and amazing family. When she isn’t writing stories of the impassioned lives of her characters, she is rooting for the Baltimore Ravens or the Baltimore Orioles. Her favorite pastimes include spending time with the wonderful people in her life and riding in her husband’s classic Mustang to the Eastern Shore. “Selective/Memory” is Book 2 in The “Depth of Emotion” Series. It is the conclusion to the cliffhanger “Positive/Negativity” (she promises!). There are five books planned for the series. Book 3, “Here/Now” will be centered on character Carter Sinclair, a fan favorite. “Here/Now” is planned for release Fall, 2014.

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