Sapphira Vardon needs five thousand pounds to avoid a cruel marriage and a grim future, and there’s only one path for her. Don a mask and an assumed name, and risk everything to win at the gaming tables. First, though, she has to get through the door. Luckily she knows ... more >
The Kerres have seen Richard's love for Rose and now her family gets a taste of it. Rose has had her chance to do the "Lady Strang" thing in Exeter so I would hope that this will lessen in scope for any future novels. As well, despite the fact that Richard is *so* private about his feelings for Rose, he's let them show so damn much that the whole country ought to know of them by now. Just get them the matching tattoos done and T-shirts to wear and drop this.
Dear Mrs. Connolly, At last, at last. The continuation of the series faithful fans have been waiting for. It all started years ago with “Yorkshire,” “Devonshire,” “Venice” and “Harley Street” as we watched the aristocratic Richard Kerre, heir to the Earldom of Southland, and Rose Golightly, daughter of the gentry, ... more >
Someone asked me if anyone’s first page that appeared here for critique is now for sale. I’m pleased to give you an update on three authors. Kaye Syke’s Teacher’s Guide to Wildlife was featured on First Page Saturday last August and is now for sale by Samhain. Lynne Connolly’s First ... more >
Dear Mrs. Connolly, I must thank you for continuing to write in my favorite historical era, the Georgian. There’s just something I adore about strong men in powdered wigs, wearing bright colored coats with small swords at their sides. Oh, and red heeled shoes. Can’t forget those. Period paintings make ... more >
Dear Mrs. Connolly, “Alluring Secrets” is the second story of this latest trio available from Samhain Publishing. While it’s going to get a better grade than the first story, “Seductive Secrets,” there were still a few things that didn’t work quite right for me. Penelope Makepiece is a young woman ... more >