Between 4th and 11th July, 50 fantastic authors are teaming up to give away a huge selection of historical romance novels, plus a Kindle Fire to one lucky winner! I’m offering a copy of my Scottish-set Regency The Lady and the Laird as part of the celebration! Click here to participate!
Congratulations to Kimmy, who won the May website contest and a copy of the first two Scottish Brides books, The Lady and the Laird and One Night with the Laird! August sees the publication of the last book in the series, Christina’s story, Claimed by the Laird. Claimed will be published simultaneously in both the … Continue reading Contest Winner and Writing Update
Today is UK publication day for book 2 in my Scottish Brides series, One Night with the Laird. It has another beautiful UK cover! One Night with the Laird is Mairi and Jack’s story. I love Jack, he’s one of my favourite rake characters, and Mairi is a strong heroine who is more than … Continue reading UK and US Publication Day!
Over on the Word Wench Blog today I am sharing some more of my research into Gretna Green and elopement. Do you have a favourite elopement story? Click here to share it with us at the Wenches!
Over on the Word Wenches I am blogging about seductive villains! The publication of ONE NIGHT WITH THE LAIRD this week not only means that Jack and Mairi’s story is out there in the US shops (hooray!) but also that the villainous Wilfred Cardross has been unleashed to cause more mayhem. (Boo!) I love writing … Continue reading Seductive Villains!
It’s been a busy few weeks here. First I have been trying to make progress with Claimed by the Laird, book 3 in the Scottish Brides series, which is out next summer. The final book in the trilogy, Claimed by the Laird is Christina and Lucas’s story and I’m having a lot of fun writing … Continue reading Every House tells a Story
This is Torridon, one of my favourite parts of Scotland. It’s an area in the North West Highlands with the most stunning scenery imaginable, mountains like fortresses and beautiful sandy beaches, ruined castles and glens full of the purple and gold of heather and bracken. I’ve been visiting Torridon for many years and it features … Continue reading The Wild West!
Elopement. It’s a major theme in Georgian and Regency romances. Like many people, I spent my teens reading the romances of Georgette Heyer and a number of my favourite stories had an elopement theme. These days the runaway match made at Gretna Green still frequently crops up. The tradition of English couples heading to Gretna … Continue reading The Rush to the Border!
Congratulations to Mairi, who wins a copy of The Lady and the Laird! The Australian cover was the run away winner in the poll of favourites and I am looking forward to getting my hands on the book. Thank you all for the fun comments – and here he is one last time!
I was completely intrigued when a reader told me that this amazing cover for The Lady and the Laird had appeared on Goodreads. Everyone who has seen it is fanning themselves with large rhubarb leaves in an effort to cool down! I think it’s totally brilliant and it has certainly brightened up my Monday morning. … Continue reading The Lady and the Laird Mystery Cover!