I’m delighted to report that my contemporary romance, ‘The Laird’s Right-Hand Lady,’ is available for review on NetGalley during June 2019. It’s through a co-op initiative, via the retailer, Kobo. Here’s the link to the book on NetGalley:
‘The Laird’s Right-Hand Lady,’ a seasonal contemporary romance set in the Scottish Highlands, is only 99c / 99p on Kindle Countdown from Monday 4th to Monday 11th December (and free via Kindle Unlimited). “Who doesn’t love a Scottish castle and a handsome Laird-in-waiting? Easy to read and entertaining,” (4-star review, Goodreads).
I am so delighted with Bookangel’s very thorough review of ‘Miss Millie’s Groom,’ my romance set during the First World War. Here’s an excerpt:
‘I’m glad to say this is one of the few [books] where the lead character does grow and learn throughout the story. The characters come across well and are consistent in what they are doing with all their flaws intact. This makes for a more interesting read as, to begin with, Millicent’s youth and inexperience are obvious, while those around her act in a more realistic manner. The setting around the war provides a solid backdrop to the events and helps to provide an interesting set of circumstances and situations to be overcome.
As a romance, it ticks all the right boxes, and it’s a pleasure to see it come with a well-written story behind it. Readers looking for a HEA will certainly enjoy it,’ (4-star review, Bookangel.co.uk).
It is the summer of 1914 and Britain teeters on the brink of war. Society girl, Millicent Awbridge, is oblivious to the impending conflict and preoccupied with the recent shooting of her horse. When she confronts the culprit, Ryan O’Flynn, a groom in her father’s service, Millie gets more than she’d bargained for. Their encounter sparks a series of events that brings Millie’s burgeoning womanhood to fruition.
If you read and enjoy ‘Miss Millie’s Groom,’ reviews, recommendations and ratings would, as ever, be greatly appreciated.
‘Three Medieval Romances’ recently had a face-lift, and I’m thrilled with this new cover, which suits the book perfectly. If you’re an Amazon customer, you can acquire the stories included in ‘Three Medieval Romances’ in an even better value deal this weekend by buying my ‘Collected Romances’ whilst it’s featured on Kindle Countdown.
‘Collected Romances,’ my anthology of seven short historical romances, will be priced at only 99c (99p in UK) from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th October – that’s seven stories for the normal price of one!
New Book Cover for ‘Brizecombe Hall,’ short historical romance
… because apparently books really are judged by their covers!
I have been digesting the advice of Mark Coker (Smashwords Founder and Self-Publishing Guru) and, as a result, have decided to embark on a process of revamping my bookcovers. Having now become a lot clearer about defining my short historical stories as ‘Romance,’ I figure that, accordingly, their covers should be romantic!
First to get the treatment is ‘Brizecombe Hall,’ my Regency / Victorian romance. I acquired this cover from Self Pub Book Covers.com and I’m really thrilled with it. Their site is a great concept, I think, connecting authors and artists and enabling authors to browse loads of designers’ images and customise them.
In other news, I’m delighted that the current promo of ‘Elizabeth Clansham‘ has now filtered through to Amazon.com, where readers have started to download the book for free.