Silent Hearts Excerpt “Black is a color; ask Crayola.” At that, Becca rolled her eyes and placed her hands on her hips in that sassy way she did when she was about to lecture him. He loved it and couldn’t help but grin. “Black is the opposite of color. It's depressing, and besides, you look [...]
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Mayday Excerpt After almost twenty years, Wes had managed to clear the stench of failure from his lungs. The air smelled cleaner. The chatter he heard from the arriving committee members sounded sweeter. More cheerful. Even the colors looked more vivid. One color in particular, actually. A flash of brightness came bobbing in from the [...]
Read an Excerpt from Sin on the Run Blake spotted her the moment she returned. Hell, every man in the room had either craned his neck or swiveled his head. As she walked up the aisle, she looked familiar but he couldn’t place her. Now, away from the other women, he figured it out. [...]
Her Highland Master Excerpt Could this day really get any worse? She knew even thinking that was akin to the kiss of doom and practically begging the universe for more calamity. Snow blanketed her black pea coat. It soaked the pretty blue hat that she'd purchased at her favorite shop on the Magnolia strip in [...]
My family’s small, but close. We tend to be in each other’s business. My two sisters and I always suspect that it’s the OTHER two who are neurotic, so in COOKING UP TROUBLE, I wanted Tessa and her grandma to yak at each other. My grandma cussed worse than a sailor, had a temper that [...]
Read an exclusive Sneak Peek of To Win Her Heart by Mackenzie Crowne. The urge to turn around, march back up the stairs, and give Max a piece of her mind burned low in her belly. She tossed a glare back toward the second floor landing and settled for sticking out her tongue. The childish [...]
Ten Days in August is set in New York City in 1896, and turned out to be surprisingly tricky to research. I live in New York City and know the city’s geography like the back of my hand, but New York is such a forward-looking city that little of what stood in 1896 is still [...]
What people expect from a marriage changes with the times. Although back in the Victorian Age men and women certainly married for love, they saw the resulting marriage as a partnership in an enterprise. He would work out in the world, she would handle the home and children. What little time they spent together was [...]
Thanks so much for having me back. I hope you enjoy this excerpt from my new novel, Three Weeks to Wed. Lady Grace Carpenter and Mattheus, Earl of Worthington find themselves in the same in during a hail storm. Grace remembers him as being the one gentleman she thought she could marry, but Matt doesn’t [...]
As modern-thinking Americans it may be difficult for us to wrap our mind around class and what it meant in 19th Century England. Class was everything. It was how you lived, how you made your money, who you married, who you spoke with, who your friends were, how you spoke to someone, where you lived. [...]