Miranda Neville ~ Writer Envy 50

If you’re a writer, you’ve experienced it at one time or another. If it was a disease, we’d all be wiped out by it. Thank goodness it only makes us human. Today please welcome Miranda Neville to the blog as she discusses the writers she most envies and celebrates the release of her sophomore book, […]

Review: Taming the Highland Bride 5

Taming the Highland Bride Author: Lynsay Sands Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: January 26, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061344787 Retail Price: $7.99 384 pages She was ready to let her heart run wild . . . Merry Stewart has had enough! Enough of her brothers, whose behavior would make even the most improper lady blush. Enough of their […]

Review: The Marriage Ring 20

The Marriage Ring Author: Cathy Maxwell Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061771927 Retail Price: $7.99 368 pages The woman who will one day wear Richard Lynsted’s ring will be genteel, dainty, and well-bred. This eliminates Grace MacEachin on all three counts. A hellion of the first order, the alluring, infuriating woman would […]

And the winners are… 4

Congratulations, ladies! Please email your contact information to me at historicals at historicalromancereleases dot com. Stay tuned, next week I’ll be giving away 3 copies of Jennifer Ashley’s The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie.

Review: The Hellion and the Highlander 27

The  Hellion and the Highlander Author: Lynsay Sands Publisher: Avon/HarperCollins Pub. Date: February 23, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0061344794 Retail Price: $7.99 416 pages Only one man could set her heart ablaze . . . Lady Averill Mortagne learned to control her fierce temper as a young girl. But if her father insists on parading her before […]

Giveaway: Goddess of the Hunt 63

As promised, to celebrate the first book to win The Season’s 2009 Best Historical Debut, I’m giving away 3 copies of the winning book, GODDESS OF THE HUNT. I read GOTH and loved it! It features one of my favourite tropes: heroine in love with brother’s bestfriend but with a twist–wrong best friend. If you […]

So What Do You Really Think of Reviews? 15

I realize that the judging of a book is terribly subjective. Readers have different tastes etc. What is vastly appealing to one can cause another’s eyes to roll in disgust. So one person’s take on a book is generally that, their take, their opinion. I’m writing this post as I begin posting regular reviews on […]

Review: Secrets of Sin 4

Secrets of Sin Author: Chloe Harris Publisher: Aphrodisia Pub. Date: January 26, 2010 ISBN-13: 978-0758238535 Retail Price: $14.00 Pages: 320 THREE DAYS… ENDLESS PLEASURE On a Caribbean island of alluring delights, Emiline du Ronde-Barhydt commands a large estate, vast wealth, and unwavering devotion. Her inheritance and dazzling beauty ensure that she’s granted her every wish… […]

Publishing at its best 4

This YouTube video first came to my attention via literary agent, Kristin Nelson’s Blog. I’ve watched this too many times to count over the year or so. The last time I looked for it, it was gone. Well, it’s back! Once again, Kristin has posted it, and now that I have a blog, I want […]

And the winners are… 3

Question: Who is the Armstrongs’ housekeeper (answer on page 304)? Answer: Mrs. Delacroix The winner of the $25 Amazon Gift Certificate for answering the above question from SINFUL SURRENDER is… Sue Ahn Congrats, Sue Ahn! I will be contacting you my email. ~*~*~ Readers’ Top Pick for February is Congratulations Lavinia!