Monthly Archives: October 2013

In which it is All Hallow’s Eve!

Today I’m reposting one of my favorite entries in honor of the day. May all your spooks be friendly ones! And don’t forget: if you’ve pre-ordered MIDSUMMER NIGHT, it will be out TOMORROW! If you haven’t pre-ordered, there is still … Continue reading

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In which….PHEW.

So, the retrospective blog project is DONE, chickens! Hope you enjoyed our tour of the things that have come before–and the sneak peek at what is to come with MIDSUMMER NIGHT. I’m busy beavering away at the new book AND … Continue reading

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In which it is almost Midsummer…

No, your calendar isn’t wrong, but it’s very nearly time for MIDSUMMER NIGHT, the newest Lady Julia novella! November 1 is pub day, and I am beyond excited about this one. Why? Read on and find out… Midsummer in England–an … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking about Ryder

Ryder White is the star of FAR IN THE WILDS, the digital prequel novella to A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS. In this blog I wrote for Writerspace, I chatted a bit about the man himself. FAR IN THE WILDS introduces … Continue reading

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In which you might want to make your house smell like Bellmont Abbey

When the holidays are upon them, the Marches like to celebrate in style, blending old traditions with new excess. One of the oldest traditions for them is the making of seasonal potpourri. Here is Aunt Hermia’s own recipe to make … Continue reading

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In which it’s novella time!

Since we’ve revisited all of the novels, it’s time to give the novellas some love! First off, here are answers to a few FAQs regarding the novellas: 1. Are they available in print editions? Short answer, no. 2. Will they … Continue reading

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In which we say goodbye to Africa

So today we’re wrapping up A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS with a playlist, a reading list, and some suggestions for refreshments. Let’s start with the booze. Why not? Delilah certainly would… If you’re talking classic 1920s and Africa, a few … Continue reading

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In which we have something rather different…

Today’s bonus post for A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS is a little different. I thought I would do that which I almost never do and share a deleted scene. Warning for those of you who haven’t read it–MAJOR STINKING SPOILERS … Continue reading

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In which pins are in place

Today’s Pinterest board features A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS. There are multiple covers, loads of research books, some furry pictures of collage inspirations, and some details of the charming wallpaper featuring maps of East Africa from Animal Kingdom Lodge in … Continue reading

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In which we have an excerpt

Scandalous flapper Delilah Drummond has been banished by her family to her stepfather’s farm in Africa to meditate on her sins. En route with her cousin, Dodo, she meets the feckless Anthony Wickenden who promptly makes a pass in spite … Continue reading

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