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Category Archives: Historical

Historical romances set in the past.

Unmasking Lady Helen: Kinsey Family #1 Maggi Andersen @ymaggiandersen #RLFblog #RegencyRomanceMaggi Andersen author of Unmasking Lady Helen – The Kinsey Family Book One answers five easy questions.

Please tell us about yourself.
Maggi Andersen fell in love with the Georgian and Regency worlds while reading the books of Georgette Heyer. After studying for a BA and an MA in Creative Writing, she decided to write her own. She has written over 25 novels and novellas and is working on her third Regency series. Maggi also writes historical mysteries, contemporary romantic suspense, and two young adult novels. Her books are constant bestsellers on Amazon and many have been nominated for awards. Maggi’s free time is spent feeding the local wildlife, reading, gym, movies, and BBC2. She lives in the beautiful Southern Highlands of Australia.
What’s your favorite down-home family style meal?
Roast lamb with mint sauce, broccoli, pumpkin, and baked potatoes. Apple pie and cream.
Who is your “book boyfriend” (that hottie you read about and drool over)?
I’m presently reading Jack Reacher novels by Lee Child. Reacher is a ruthless killer, but with a sense of honor. He coolly works through any problems he faces, and at 6 ft 5 and two-fifty pounds with a 50″ chest, and ‘assassin’s blue eyes’, he’s definitely hot. If I was ever in danger, I’d want him around. I’m considering basing a Regency hero on him. I think he’d make a very good one.
Describe the perfect vacation.
A villa in the south of France, enjoying the local wines and food. Swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. Popping over to Cannes for the film festival.
When you read for pleasure, what kind of books do you choose?.
Romantic suspense, and mysteries, either historical or contemporary.
What kinds of things do you read when you’re researching a new book?
My research tends to wander from the language of flowers to a recipe for casseroled grouse. Terrible time waster. I’m writing a contemporary romantic suspense so I’m researching hand guns. One that fits in a lady’s handbag. For my Regency series, anything about spies, the Prince of Wales, his court, customs, fashions, food and architecture, plus the Napoleonic era. I have some wonderful books with glossy pictures of English estates and gardens.
Please tell us about your latest book.
Genre Regency Romance Series
Book heat level (based on movie ratings) 18+:
Sometimes the biggest risk we take is with our hearts.
1821 London
At twenty-four, Lady Helen Kinsey has her future carefully mapped out. A life of gentle quietude in the country caring for her unmarried brothers and walking with her dog. It does not include marriage, a dream she banished after her first Season. But when a handsome earl enters Kinsey House in London on a mission to find out why their footman was poisoned, she finds herself drawn into solving the mystery. And despite resistance on her part worthy of an army maneuver, she is irresistibly drawn to the earl himself.

After Whitehall receives a letter warning of a plot against the Crown, Jason, Captain Lord Peyton, is sent to investigate. Surely the famous explorer, Lord Lawrence Kinsey could not be behind it. He is engrossed in roaming ancient libraries and tombs in the East and bringing back their treasures for the museum. But after Peyton finds a fragment of a burned letter it appears that something dangerous lurks in Kinsey House, and Peyton becomes determined to keep the defenseless family safe, and one member particularly. Lady Helen has built a wall around herself and holds him at arm’s length. But arm’s length is not where Peyton wants to be.

As the mystery unfolds it becomes imperative for Peyton and Lady Helen to work together, very closely indeed.

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Unmasking-Lady-Helen-Kinsey-Family-ebook/dp/B074FF4BCN
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Kobo https://www.kobo.com/au/en/ebook/unmasking-lady-helen-the-kinsey-family-series-book-1
Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/739536

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Is It True: To Love a Reckless Lord Bonus Edition by Collette Cameron @Collette_Author #RLFblog #historicalromancePlay Is It True with today’s guest Collette Cameron, author of To Love a Reckless Lord Special Bonus Edition, a Historical Regency Romance. This is a game in which authors answer yes and no questions. They can elaborate on answers as much as they choose.

First, tell us about your book.

Special BONUS edition! Offered for ONE week only, August 13-19 and will NEVER be repeated.

The first three installments of The Conundrums of the Misses Culpeppers AND the first three installments of the A Waltz with a Rogue Series! Don’t miss these entertaining, mesmerizing laugh-out-loud Regency Romance romps!

6 books and over 1400 pages of historical romance for only $.99!

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Genre: Regency Romance

Now, tell us Yes or No for each answer below. Feel free to explain any (or none) of your answers.

Is it true:

this is your first book?
No.
this book is part of a series?
Yes, the first three books of the Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper and the first three books in the A Waltz with a Rogue series.
you lost sleep while writing this book?
No, but I only sleep about 5 hours a night anyway.
you did research for this book?
Yes. Well, I did for the books in this set. Does that count?
some characters in this book are not human? (pets for example)
Yes! Freddy the corgi!
this book has more than one genre?
No. All Regency romances.
you speak more than one language?
No (unless pig Latin counts.)
you grew up where you live now?
No.
you love to read?
Yes, but I have so little time to do so anymore.
you are never late?
Yes. I hate tardiness!
you love pizza?
No.
you love sushi?
No.
you have a pet?
Yes. Several in fact. 6 dogs, 5 cats, 3 chickens and a pond full of goldfish.
Where can we find your book online?
Amazon http://amzn.to/2vDqDQf
Barnes and Noble http://bit.ly/2vYD8p7
iBooks http://bit.ly/2uz0Fxc
Kobo http://bit.ly/2uz0Fxc

Is It True: To Love a Reckless Lord Bonus Edition by Collette Cameron @Collette_Author #RLFblog #historicalromance

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A bestselling, award-winning author, Collette Cameron pens Scottish and Regency historicals featuring rogues, rapscallions, rakes, and the intelligent, intrepid damsels who reform them.

Blessed with three spectacular children, fantastic fans, and a compulsive, over-active, and witty Muse who won’t stop whispering new romantic romps in her ear, she lives in Oregon with her mini-dachshunds, though she dreams of living in Scotland part-time.

Admitting to a quirky sense of humor, Collette enjoys inspiring quotes, adores castles and anything cobalt blue, and is a self-confessed Cadbury chocoholic. You’ll always find dogs, birds, occasionally naughty humor, and a dash of inspiration in her sweet-to-spicy timeless romances

Website http://collettecameron.com
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Denyse Bridger: Escape to Africa by @WRWWorldRomance #RLFblog #romanceRomance around the world and beyond…

As an award-winning, best-selling author, Denysé Bridger writes about a multitude of things, always with a touch of romance, passion, and fantasy. Her heroes are solid, driven alpha men who are willing to do whatever it takes to win the heroine’s heart and trust, while her heroines are strong, emotionally courageous women who put their hearts on the line for the men they love. Passionate, honorable characters drive Denysé’s stories, in whatever genre you find them in.

Escape to Africa: A Dangerous Liaison

Let your wild side free and Escape to Africa! Come along on an adventure through these 6 stories brought to you by 6 best-selling/award-winning authors.

You’ll uncover tales of an undercover operative in Casablanca, a safari guide in the Serengeti, students on holiday in Morocco, time-traveling agents in Tripoli, vengeance in Algeria, and deadly secrets in Carthage. Each of these stories will captivate you with love, danger, intrigue, and excitement. What better way to Escape?

The Journey…
Dangerous Liaison – Historical Romance by Denyse Bridger
A Pirate’s Lady – Time Travel Romance by Lynn Crain
Dying to Love You – Contemporary Romance with Paranormal Elements by Alicia Dean
Treasured Times – Romantic Suspense by Gemma Juliana
The Ravine of the Wild Woman – Historical Romance by Marie Laval
An Object of Desire – Romantic Suspense by Jenny Twist
Genre Romantic Suspense
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG-13
Publisher World Romance Writers
Amazon http://mybook.to/EscapeAfrica
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/escape-to-africa-denyse-bridger/1126763490?ean=2940154755167

Kobo https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/ebook/escape-to-africa-1

Roping The Cowboy

Escape to Africa by World Romance Writers @WRWWorldRomance #RLFblog #romanceGet roped in with these 7 sexy cowboys and their stories of romance on the range… This sweet through sizzling collection of love stories includes contemporary, period, and historical romance, otherworldly romance, and romance with a touch of magic by Award-winning and Bestselling Authors:

Follow Your Cowboy Heart by Janice Seagraves
Cowboys Only by Nicole Morgan
The Shadows in Our Past by Denyse Bridger
Love, Texas Style by Gemma Juliana
Bear Country by Michele Zurlo
Pleasuring Pandora by Tina Donahue
Whiskey’s Sweet Revenge by Krista Ames
Genre Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Publisher Romance Books 4 Us
Amazon: http://mybook.to/CowboyRB4U
Kobo Books: https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/ebook/roping-the-cowboy-2
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/roping-the-cowboy-janice-seagraves/1126366486?ean=9781537893181
Google Books: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Janice_Seagraves_Roping_the_Cowboy?id=kYXODgAAQBAJ
iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/roping-the-cowboy/id1234274375?mt=11&uo=4
Excerpt link: http://www.romancebooks4us.com/Roping_the_C.html

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Passionate, honorable characters drive Denys’s stories, in whatever genre you find them in.

Website: http://www.denysebridger.com
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Devil's Run by Beverley Oakley @BeverleyOakley #RLFblog #HistoricalRomanceToday’s featured book is Devil’s Run, a Historical Romance by Beverley Oakley.

A rigged horserace and a marriage offer riding on the outcome. When Miss Eliza Montrose unexpectedly becomes legal owner of the horse tipped to win the East Anglia Cup, her future is finally in her hands – but at what cost?

George Bramley, nephew to the Earl of Quamby, will wager anything. Even his future bride.

Miss Eliza Montrose will accept any wager to be reunited with the child she was forced to relinquish after an indiscretion — even if it means marrying a man she does not love.

But with her heart suddenly engaged by handsome, charming Rufus Patmore who has just bought a horse from her betrothed George Bramley in whose household her son lives as a pauper child, the outcome of the wager is suddenly fraught with peril.

Genre Historical Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Amazon http://amzn.to/2uYZysq
Barnes and Noble https://books2read.com/u/m2XzAR?store=bn
iBooks https://books2read.com/u/m2XzAR?store=apple
Kobo https://books2read.com/u/m2XzAR?store=kobo

Beverley Oakley Social Media

Beverley Oakley was seventeen when she bundled up her first her 500+ page romance and sent it to a publisher. Unfortunately drowning her heroine on the last page was apparently not in line with the expectations of romance readers so Beverley became a journalist.

Twenty-six years later Beverley was delighted to receive her first publishing contract from Robert Hale (UK) for a romance in which she ensured her heroine was saved from drowning in the icy North Sea.

Since 2009 Beverley has written more than thirteen historical romances, mostly set in England during the early nineteenth century. Mystery, intrigue and adventure spill from their pages and if she can pull off a thrilling race to save someone’s honour – or a worthy damsel from the noose – it’s time to celebrate with a good single malt Scotch.

Beverley lives with her husband, two daughters and a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy the size of a pony opposite a picturesque nineteenth century lunatic asylum. She also writes Africa-set adventure-filled romances starring handsome bush pilot heroes, and historical romances with less steam and more sexual tension, as Beverley Eikli.

Website http://www.beverleyoakley.com/
Blog http://www.beverleyoakley.com/blog/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AuthorBeverleyOakley/
Twitter https://twitter.com/BeverleyOakley
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Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/5989577.Beverley_Oakley
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Beverley-Oakley/e/B01HOFCS8K/
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Amorous Redemption by Faye Hall @FayeHall79 #RLFblog #HistoricalRomanceToday’s featured book is Amorous Redemption, a Historical Romance by Faye Hall.

Phoebe Porter’s family needed her dead if they were to gain control of her substantial cattle station and vast fortune. She ran away from her home desperate to save her life, but she ran straight into the arms of the bounty hunter that had been sent after her. She fought against him the whole journey from Ravenswood back to her home but eventually all she could do was surrender her heart and body to him.

Amorous Redemption’s Genre Historical romantic western

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Publisher http://www.eredsage.com/store/FAYE_HALL.html

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Faye Hall Social Media

Faye’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s.

Each of her novels bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.

Each of her books tell of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder.

These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland.

Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on people she has met in her life.

Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

Website http://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
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Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

 

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Today’s featured book is A Raging Madness, a historical romance by Jude Knight.Jude Knight: A Raging Madness @JudeKnightBooks #RLFblog #historical

Ella survived an abusive and philandering husband, in-laws who hate her, and public scorn. But she’s not sure she will survive love. It is too late to guard her heart from the man forced to pretend he has married such a disreputable widow, but at least she will not burden him with feelings he can never return.

Alex understands his supposed wife never wishes to remarry. And if she had chosen to wed, it would not have been to him. He should have wooed her when he was whole, when he could have had her love, not her pity. But it is too late now. She looks at him and sees a broken man. Perhaps she will learn to bear him.

In their masquerade of a marriage, Ella and Alex soon discover they are more well-matched than they expected. But then the couple’s blossoming trust is ripped apart by a malicious enemy. Two lost souls must together face the demons of their past to save their lives and give their love a future.

A Raging Madness’s genre: historical romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG
Publisher Titchfield Press
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07111TCLR
Barnes and Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-raging-madness-jude-knight/1126227273
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/ebook/a-raging-madness
Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/717569
CreateSpace https://www.createspace.com/7108258
iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/book/a-raging-madness/

Jude Knight Social Media

Jude Knight’s writing goal is to transport readers to another time, another place, where they can enjoy adventure and romance, thrill to trials and challenges, uncover secrets and solve mysteries, delight in a happy ending, and return from their virtual holiday refreshed and ready for anything.

She writes historical novels, novellas, and short stories, mostly set in the early 19th Century. She writes strong determined heroines, heroes who can appreciate a clever capable woman, villains you’ll love to loathe, and all with a leavening of humor.

Website http://judeknightauthor.com/
Blog http://judeknightauthor.com/
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The Duchess and the Highwayman by Beverley Oakley @BeverleyOakley #RLFblog #historical #romanceToday’s featured book is The Duchess and the Highwayman, a historical romance by Beverley Oakley.

A duchess disguised as a lady’s maid; a gentleman parading as a highwayman.

She’s on the run from a murderer, he’s in pursuit of one…

In a remote Norfolk manor, Phoebe, Lady Cavanaugh is wrongfully accused by her servants of her brutal husband’s murder.

There’s little sympathy in the district for the duchess who’s taken a lover and made clear she despised her husband. The local magistrate has also vowed revenge since Lady Cavanaugh rebuffed his advances.

When Phoebe is discovered in the forest wearing only a chemise stained with the blood of her murdered husband, she persuades the noble ‘highwayman’ who rescues her that she is Lady Cavanaugh’s maidservant.

Hugh Redding has his own reasons for hunting down the man who would have Phoebe tried and hanged for murder. He plans to turn ‘the maidservant with aspirations above her station’ into the ‘lady’ who might testify against the very villain who would see Phoebe dead.

But despite the fierce attraction between Phoebe and the ‘highwayman’, Phoebe is not in a position to admit she’s the ‘murderous duchess’ hunted across the land.

Seizing an opportunity to strike at the social and financial standing of the man who has profited by her distress, Phoebe is drawn into a dangerous intrigue.

But when disaster strikes, she fears Hugh will lack the sympathy or understanding of her unusual predicament to even want to save her a second time.

Genre Historical Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings):Mature Audience
Amazon http://amzn.to/2tccnQu
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-duchess-and-the-highwayman-beverley-oakley/1126090420?ean=2940154264928
iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-duchess-and-the-highwayman/id1222148366?mt=11&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-duchess-and-the-highwayman

Beverley Oakley Social Media

Beverley Oakley was seventeen when she bundled up her first her 500+ page romance and sent it to a publisher. Unfortunately drowning her heroine on the last page was apparently not in line with the expectations of romance readers so Beverley became a journalist.

Twenty-six years later Beverley was delighted to receive her first publishing contract from Robert Hale (UK) for a romance in which she ensured her heroine was saved from drowning in the icy North Sea.

Since 2009 Beverley has written more than thirteen historical romances, mostly set in England during the early nineteenth century. Mystery, intrigue and adventure spill from their pages and if she can pull off a thrilling race to save someone’s honour – or a worthy damsel from the noose – it’s time to celebrate with a good single malt Scotch.

Beverley lives with her husband, two daughters and a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy the size of a pony opposite a picturesque nineteenth century lunatic asylum. She also writes Africa-set adventure-filled romances starring handsome bush pilot heroes, and historical romances with less steam and more sexual tension, as Beverley Eikli.

Website http://www.beverleyoakley.com/
Blog http://www.beverleyoakley.com/blog/
Twitter https://twitter.com/BeverleyOakley
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AuthorBeverleyOakley/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/beverleyeikli/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/5989577.Beverley_Oakley
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Beverley-Oakley/e/B01HOFCS8K/
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Disobedience By Design by Regina Kammer @Kammerotica #RLFblog #historicalromanceToday’s featured book is Disobedience By Design by Regina Kammer.

In 1860, the railways of Victorian England transport American stevedore Joseph Phillips to the lush countryside of Lincolnshire…and into the arms of Lady Sophia Harwell. But Sophia is betrothed to a violent villain who wants only two things: her virginity and her dowry. Can Joseph save his beloved without scandalizing upper-class British society?

The Lady…

Lady Sophia Harwell has just been presented to Society—and its eligible bachelors—and is quite unimpressed. Her parents are encouraging the suit of the Duke of Royston, a man older than her father! Yet free-spirited Sophia is smitten with Joseph, her brother’s handsome American business partner, a man who introduces her to sensual delights beyond the bounds of propriety and the dictates of her social standing.

…And The Laborer

Joseph Phillips is out of his depth amongst the British aristocracy trying to secure investors for his American railroad enterprise. To make matters worse, he can’t keep his hands off his business partner’s sister. Sophia is far out of his league and expected to marry a duke. But when the duke reveals his villainy, Joseph decides some risks are worth taking, and, to protect Sophia, he embarks upon a partnership of an entirely unexpected nature.

The Harwell Heirs

Victorian aristocracy has very strict rules concerning marital connections and familial obligations. But the Harwell heirs—Helena, Sophia, and Arthur—discover love doesn’t always follow the rules. Scandalous affairs force these scions of society to choose between duty and desire, deference and destiny.

Book 1: The Pleasure Device
Book 2: Disobedience By Design
Book 3: Where Destiny Plays
Genre Historical erotic romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Disobedience-Design-Harwell-Heirs-Book-ebook/dp/B01BMMYST8/
Barnes and Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/disobedience-by-design-regina-kammer/1120029698?ean=2940157828202
Kobo https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/disobedience-by-design-harwell-heirs-book-2
iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/disobedience-by-design-harwell/id1083060673?mt=11
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CreateSpace https://www.createspace.com/6038548

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Regina is a librarian, an art historian, and an award-nominated, best-selling, multi-published writer of erotica and historical erotic romance. Her short stories and novels make history sexier, whether the era is Roman, Byzantine, Viking, American Revolution, or Victorian. She’s even sexed up contemporary settings, Steampunk, and Greco-Roman mythology. She has been published by Cleis Press, Go Deeper Press, Ellora’s Cave, House of Erotica, Story Ink, The Naughty Literati, and her own imprint, Viridium Press. She began writing historical fiction with romantic elements during National Novel Writing Month 2006, switching to erotica when all her characters suddenly demanded to have sex.

Website http://kammerotica.com/
Blog http://kammerotica.com/blog/
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Amazon Author Page http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0054EIEMI/

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Stressing Miss Elizabeth Atwell from Only a Hero Will Do @alannalucas27 #RLFblog #genreA feisty heiress and a dashing ex-army captain working together to defeat dark forces threatening Britain’s monarchy. Only a Hero Will Do by Alanna Lucas

Defender of the realm…and his wary heart…

Stressing Miss Elizabeth Atwell

Every heroine has a story. She has a background, a history, and a past. This interview allows us to meet a heroine and get to know her better, by focusing on how she handles being relaxed, as well as how she handles stress.
Age: 26
Birthplace: England
Profession: spy (shh! don’t tell)
Ethnicity: British
Species (for scifi/fantasy characters):

The Heroine’s Relaxed Side

This heroine is at a party. Considering her story, describe the party.
Being the daughter of a viscount, Elizabeth is no stranger to the elegant ballrooms of the ton, however even she finds Lady Caper’s soirées far too tedious and overcrowded. Despite the opulence of the environment, lovely music, and the company of her dear friend, Elizabeth is too focused on her mission to enjoy the evening.
How does the heroine feel about being this particular party, and what body language is she displaying that gives it away?
Elizabeth does not want to be there, but is quite proficient at putting on a good show for the sake of propriety. None would suspect she’s only at the party to keep an eye on the man suspected of acts against the crown.
Is she more likely to mingle or remain aloof?
Mingle, but always on the look for possible danger.
If she drinks, what is her drink of choice at this party?
She doesn’t drink.
The heroine figures out where the hiding places are and then goes there. Is it to hide, to avoid someone, or to go drag a friend back to the party?
None of those ;-) It would be to receive a secret missive that needs to be decoded.
Is she likely to latch onto a friend and stay with him/her and ignore others, or is she the friend that others latch onto?
She is the friend that others latch onto.
If someone picked a fight at this party, how is the heroine going to handle it?
Depends on who is involved. She doesn’t want to giveaway her secret ;-)
Is the heroine the one most likely to get tossed out of the party, or the one who does the tossing?
Of course not! She may be a spy, but she’s still a lady.
Will she know when to leave, or stay late and make a nuisance of herself?
If anything, Elizabeth leaves early.

The Heroine’s Stressed Out Side

How does the heroine handle it if the cops or some other authority figure pulls her aside when she was blameless in a situation?
Elizabeth is not some simpering miss. She will defend herself and her actions.
How does the heroine react to hearing a scream?
Run and investigate.
If she sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing that crosses her mind?
That Typhon- the elusive antagonist in Only a Hero Will Do- or one of his lackey’s has infiltrated the ton.
If she sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing she does?
Pulls out her pocket pistol from her thigh holster and goes after the assailant.
This heroine attempts to rescue someone and realizes that she is in over her head. The odds are against her and there is no way out. She is going to get her butt handed to her. What does she do?
Never give up, that’s for certain! Perhaps restrategize a little and then rise to the occasion.
The heroine runs into the one person from her past she wanted to avoid. She can’t get out of the situation and must interact with him/her in some way. What does she do?
Miss Elizabeth Atwell is the daughter of a viscount and knows how to put on a good show for the sake of propriety.
Someone younger than the heroine is in charge of the situation, and they are handling it badly, perhaps bungling things. How does the heroine deal with it?
Take control, of course.
The heroine is in physical pain but must bear up under it and keep going. What does she tell herself in order to get through the situation?
“This is your chance to prove that you do belong. You are a spy.”
What mentor’s words come to mind in a bad situation?
I wouldn’t have asked you to be part of the Legion if I didn’t believe you were capable.
What lesson from her past gets her through a stressful situation?
Being told she would never have a place in a man’s world. She was going to prove every naysayer wrong.

Only a Hero Will Do

Captain Grant Alexander is an enigma in London society. Dashing and handsome, he coldly eschews marriage. But the ton knows nothing of his role in the Legion: to bring Typhon, the traitor who seeks to destroy the British monarchy, to justice.

When Grant is thrown together with fellow Legion member Elizabeth Atwell, he’s instantly beguiled yet exasperated by this beautiful viscount’s daughter. She has little interest in combing the marriage mart for a well-bred, well-heeled husband, but is adept at code-breaking and handling a bow and arrow. She also refuses to do as she is told, insisting she accompany Grant on his mission.

As Typhon continues to evade capture and dark forces are at work, Grant realizes he must act, not only to protect the realm but Elizabeth too…not to mention his heart, which is in danger of thawing every time she comes close…

Genre Historical romance- Regency
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Publisher Self-pub
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Only-Hero-Will-Heart-Book-ebook/dp/B071LS5KSB

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Alanna Lucas grew up in Southern California, but always dreamed of distant lands and bygone eras. From an early age she took interest in art, history, and travel, and enjoys incorporating those diversions into her writing. Alanna makes her home in California where she spends her time writing historical romances, dreaming of her next travel destination, and spending time with family.

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The Wallflower’s Wicked Wager by Collette Cameron @Collette_Author #RLFblog #RegencyWelcome Collette Cameron author of The Wallflower’s Wicked Wager, a new Regency Romance.

Why did you write this book?

I introduced Shona Atterberry in her sister’s book, Heartbreak and Honor, but I didn’t know who her hero was going to be. Then, Morgan’s character popped into my head, and I knew he was perfect for her.

What is your favorite genre to read?

Historical romance, LOL. What a surprise. I love everything from medieval to Victorian.

Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?

I have to pick just one? But there are so many. I’ve always loved Heather from The Flame and the Flower. So much so that I named my daughter Brianna after her. (Heather’s middle name was Brianna.)

What are you working on at the moment?

I’ve just finished my 20th book, Seductive Surrender, book 6 in my Highland Heather Romancing a Scot series. I’m on to two new series and a special surprise coming out next year.

What books will we see from you in coming months?

You’ll see more books in my Seductive Scoundrel and Heart of a Scot Series as well as the last two Conundrums of the Culpepper Misses series. I also have two top-secret, really awesome group projects coming up.

Please tell us about your latest book.

Genre Regency

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG

He loved her beyond anything and everything—precisely why he couldn’t ever marry her.

A wounded hero.

Love—sentimental drivel for insipid, weak, feckless fools.

Since an explosion ravaged Captain Morgan Le Draco’s face and cost him his commission in the Royal Dragoons, he’s fortified himself behind an impenetrable rampart of cynicism and distrust. Now destitute and shunned by the very society that once lauded his heroics, he’s put aside all thoughts of marrying and having a family. Until he risks his life to save a drowning woman. At once, Morgan knows Shona’s the balm for his tortured soul, but as a wealthy, titled noblewoman, she’s too far above his humble station and can never be his.

An intrepid wallflower.

Love—a treasured gift reserved for those beautiful of form and face.

Scorned and ridiculed most of her adult life, Shona, Lady Atterberry believes she’s utterly undesirable and is reconciled to spinsterhood. She hides her spirited temperament beneath a veneer of gauche shyness, until a strapping, scarred stranger saves her life, and she can’t deny her immediate, powerful, and sensual attraction to him. Despite how ill-suited they are and innuendos that Captain Le Draco is a fortune-hunter, she cannot escape her growing fascination.

Two damaged souls searching for love.

Others are determined to keep them apart, and Shona is goaded into placing a wicked wager. One that sets her upon a ruinous path and alienates the only man who might have ever loved her. Is true love enough to put their pasts behind them, to learn to trust, and heal their wounded hearts?

Caution: This book contains one devilish, seemingly irredeemable rogue, an on-the-shelf wallflower who dabbles in wicked wagers, an unexpected and most enticing swim in a lake, a villainess you’ll want to shove into said lake, and a cast of captivating secondary characters with their own tantalizing romantic tales.

Publisher Blue Rose Romance
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A bestselling, award-winning author, Collette Cameron pens Scottish and Regency historicals featuring rogues, rapscallions, rakes, and the intelligent, intrepid damsels who reform them.

Blessed with three spectacular children, fantastic fans, and a compulsive, over-active, and witty Muse who won’t stop whispering new romantic romps in her ear, she lives in Oregon with her mini-dachshunds, though she dreams of living in Scotland part-time.

Admitting to a quirky sense of humor, Collette enjoys inspiring quotes, adores castles and anything cobalt blue, and is a self-confessed Cadbury chocoholic. You’ll always find dogs, birds, occasionally naughty humor, and a dash of inspiration in her sweet-to-spicy timeless romances.

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