Sunday, August 31, 2008

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The Viscount Claims His Bride Community: "The Viscount Claims His BrideBook Review created by vickiso on July 15th, 2008, 9:26am
Valerian Inglemoore, the Viscount St Just, was forced to give up his love for Philippa Stratten for her family's sake. Nine years later, he's back to claim the woman he wanted to marry: but will shadows of Val's dark past interfere in their tentative love?
This was a good, easy read, well-written and well-paced. Coming January 2009 to Mills & Boon Historical.
--review by Vicki So, proofreader.
Bronwyn ScottOtherPrint Booksdiplomat, england, historical, Marriage, mines, mining, murder, proofreader, regency, Victorian, widow
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So glad you liked it!
Posted on August 30th, 2008, 7:46pm by BronwynScott I was so excited Vicki liked this. Phillippa and Valerian are some of my all time favorite couples that I've written about. They're slightly older than the norm and they're pretty close in age. I love that they're mature and they have a very mature relationship with each other and themselves. They understand who they are, all the strengths and weaknesses combined and I think that lends a certain feeling to how their relationship develops.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Keeping it all straight

Hi All,
I've been asked several times in the last few weeks about some follow up stories to the two books that came out this spring (Pickpocket Countess with the wonderful 'butt' cover and Notorious Rake, Innocent Lady, with the pretty white dress cover, as my 7 year old refers to it).

So, I decided to post an update for those who want to keep track.
Each of the Ramsden brothers from Notorious Rake... get a book of their own. The next one is the oldest brother, Peyton. His book is all done and retitled "The Earl's Foridden Ward." no release date has been set yet but I am guessing spring 2009.

Crispin gets a book too, it's working title is Wild Hearts and I just wrote the first chapter yesterday, it's going to be a great book. Don't think we'll see that one out for awhile though.

The secondary characters in Pickpocket Countess (Jack and Dulcinea) will get their own story too but that will be later. I am not slated to start writing their story until January but the premise is hot and the plot will be fast-paced, full of action, sparring and you-know-what.

In the meanwhile, readers can always read the online read "The Seduction of Grayson Prentiss" which is still available in the Harlequin library archives. Grayson is the heroine's cousin from Notorious Rake and he has quite an adventure off the coast of Spain when his ship wrecks.

All my best,

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Buy One get One Free Sale at Eharlequin

For three days only, eharlequin is having a Buy One get One free sale. That means if you put two books in your cart, you get the lower priced one free.

It appears to involve ALL of the books available on eharlequin. So now is a great time to stock up on Harlequin Historical!

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Yard Sale at Eharlequin

Eharlequin is having a 50% off summer sale of some of the recent titles.

These include Nicola Cornick's Last Rake in London and well as the Western Weddings Anthology with Kate Bridges, Charlene Sands and Jillian Hart.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Harlequin Historical Undone guidelines

Harlequin Historical has announced the creation of a new exclusive ebook line --Undone, its sexiest series yet!
These are short stories -- 10 -15 k and will be debuting in November 2008. Four in November and then one per month.

If you are an aspiring writer and are interested in learning more, the guidelines can be found on eharlequin.

August HH Release: The Outrageous Lady Felsham by Louise Allen

The Outrageous Lady Felsham
A certain proper lady of our acquaintance is flirting with ruin. yet even the most virtuous would find it hard to resist such a dashing soldier…Freed from her unhappy marriage, Belinda, Lady Felsham, plans to enjoy herself. She suspects that the breathtakingly handsome Major Ashe Reynard is exactly what she needs. Society is just waiting for them to make a slip! Still, the outrageous couple embarks on an affair—and Belinda becomes increasingly confused. She has no desire to marry, but Ashe is a man she cannot live without….

BOOK 2 of the Scandalous Ravenhursts.
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The Outrageous Lady Felsham

August HH Release: A Lover's Kiss by Margaret Moore

A Lover's Kiss
Sir Douglas Drury was a spy during the Napoleonic war and has the scars, and enemies, to show for it. When he is set upon in a London street, he finds it hard to be grateful because his rescuer is not only a woman, but French into the bargain! Juliette Bergerine has learned to keep herself safe by avoiding undue attention, but now her life is also in danger and, together, she and Drury must take refuge in a mansion in Mayfair. There, this broodingly cynical man proves an irresistible temptation….

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A Lover's Kiss

August HH release: The Bounty Hunter and The Heiress by Carol Finch

The Bounty Hunter and the Heiress
Evangeline Hallowell has sworn not to rest until she finds the dirty swindler who conned her sister. So when Colorado's best bounty hunter, J. D. Raven, refuses to help, the determined heiress joins the trail as his “wife”—for better or for worse…. With enemies galore gunning for him, the last thing Raven needs is some stubborn, sass-mouthed hellcat landing them both in bigger trouble! But he soon finds keeping Eva safe is way easier than keeping himself from wanting her….

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August HH release: Possessed by the Highlander by Terri Brisbin

Possessed By the Highlander
Marian Robertson rescued a child and destroyed her reputation. Now, to keep her family safe, she must marry the stern, dark-eyed warrior negotiating a truce between their clans—and risk her heart to protect the truth. Manipulated into marrying the exiled "Robertson Harlot," Duncan, peacemaker for the MacLerie clan, finds his new wife's courage and spirit make it impossible to resist her. But will he put his honor at stake to free her from her past—and claim her love forever?

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August HH Release: The Devil and Drusilla by Paula Marshall

The Devil and Drusilla
The cynical Earl of Devenish, often most deserving of his nickname Devil, little expected to be so powerfully drawn to his neighbor Mrs. Drusilla Faulkner. Quiet and demure in public, in private she showed a wit and strength of will to match his own. But her husband's untimely death was part of the puzzle he was investigating, and he couldn't be sure that she wasn't involved….

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August HH Release: A Scandalous Lady by Francesca Shaw

A Scandalous Lady
Playboy bachelor the Earl of Ashby had become fascinated by the beautiful actress Lysette Davide, agreeing to a wager with his friends—to make her his mistress. But Lysette, in actual fact, was the highly respectable society lady Miss Camilla Knight, and she would be ruined if anyone discovered her scandalous secret! Courting the beautiful Camilla by day and trying to win his reckless wager by night, when would the earl realize that Camilla and Lysette were one and the same woman?

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Note: Louise Allen was one half of the Francesca Shaw writing team.