Author Archives: Deanna Raybourn

Roll out the red carpet–we have a guest!

Today I’m delighted to host the ever-fabulous Tracy Grant! She’s currently promoting her newest Malcolm and Suzanne adventure, GILDED DECEIT, and she’s here to share her thoughts on marriage… The Rules of Marriage In the Regency, it may have been … Continue reading

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Veronica Research–fourth part wrap-up!

Here we are with the fourth and final entry in the Veronica research series! The horizontal stack up there is one of my favorites. Here’s why: *KINDRED NATURE by Barbara T. Gates focuses on the Victorian explorers who were natural … Continue reading

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Researching Speedwell, part 3

This one’s a wee bit blurry–my apologies! Snapped it on the fly and didn’t realize until I went to upload it that it wasn’t perfectly clear. But it is good enough to give you an idea of what I’m recommending. … Continue reading

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Veronica inspiration books–part two

The five books featured here run the gamut of “explorer porn” which I’ve just decided might need to be a new category of non-fiction. On the far right is one of my forever favorites, COME, TELL ME HOW YOU LIVE … Continue reading

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Bonus post!

It’s Mystery Week at Goodreads–come check out their book recommendations and see what questions I’m answering for the Ask the Author feature and pose queries of your own!

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Digging into the past

When I was on book tour, a LOT of people asked about Veronica’s origins as a character. I explained about my love for Victorian explorers and how I’ve been researching the subject for decades. The next question was invariably a … Continue reading

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We have a title, we have a cover, we have a date

For the third Veronica Speedwell adventure! Without further ado, y’all, let me present A TREACHEROUS CURSE, available January 18, 2018! (Will post pre-order links as soon as they’re available.) Hooray for more Veronica!

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It’s April! Enchanted April…

March is always a bit grim, I think, the sort of month you have to white-knuckle your way through. There are those sharp, unforgiving dips in temperature just when you think it’s safe to sit in the sun. Daffodils peek … Continue reading

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I’m in danger of being crushed…

by my TBR pile. SO MANY BOOKS TO READ. But this is a good problem to have, right? Since November I’ve been doing a lot of comfort reading–for obvious reasons. First I binge-read Georgette Heyer’s Regency novels. I haven’t finished, … Continue reading

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I love LA!

I’m back home again and settling in after a splendid time in Los Angeles. It was the first time I’ve been to the city itself–I’ve been to Anaheim and northern California but never LA proper–and I loved it! Well, except … Continue reading

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