posts by Jayne S:
“Ambitious CEO Luke Bryant needs a big-name star to help launch his luxury department stores–everything hangs on its success. What he doesn’t need is washed-up pop princess and tabloid joke Aurelie Schmidt. Faced with the sexiest, angriest man she’s ever met, Aurelie’s first comeback gig isn’t exactly going as planned. ... more >
“It is 1644, and Parliament’s armies have risen against the King and laid siege to the city of York. Even as the city suffers at the rebels’ hands, midwife Bridget Hodgson becomes embroiled in a different sort of rebellion. One of Bridget’s friends, Esther Cooper, has been convicted of murdering ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general? Post away.
NOTE: This was orignally published under the title “The Respectable Miss Parkington-Smith. London, 1750 “Vibrant, titian-haired Cassandra Shelbrooke adored her husband Francis. Not only had he taken her from the stage and made her mistress of his elegant home in Hanover Square, but he pleasured her in ways that none ... more >
“Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.” Dear. Ms. Rowell, In 2011, your book, “Attachments,” was one of my surprise delights and, like any book lover, when I find an author whose book moved me this much I immediately ... more >