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Research Trip!

By the time A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder came out in 2018, I had already done enough research to plot three books. At the time, I didn’t know if there would be any more. When I signed a … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal!

I just returned from a fabulous research trip which I will share next month. This month, I have some art for you! It seems so early to do a cover reveal for a book that won’t be out for eight … Continue reading

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The Countess of Harleigh Continues!

Four years ago today, I threw myself a party. It was to celebrate the release of my debut novel, A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder. I still couldn’t believe I’d finished writing it, let alone found an agent, and … Continue reading

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IT’S PUB DAY!!

The big day for me and Frances Wynn. A BRIDE’S GUIDE TO MARRIAGE AND MURDER releases today, and for Frances–she’s getting married! On the eve of her marriage to George Hazelton, Frances has a great deal more on her mind … Continue reading

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A Bride’s Guide to Marriage and Murder

It’s June! That means it’s time for another Countess of Harleigh mystery! And she’s getting married! Yay! Hey. Wait a minute…how can Frances be the Countess of Harleigh if she’s marrying George Hazelton, who is definitely not the Earl of … Continue reading

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Victorian Photography

Research is always one of my favorite parts of writing historical fiction. When I read an advertisement in a 1900 London newspaper for a photographer who will come to your wedding or garden parties, I thought, perfect! In A Bride’s … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

All the Countess of Harleigh mysteries have just a touch of romance and in the next book, love is definitely in the air! It’s February 1900 and Frances and George are getting married! A Bride’s Guide to Marriage and Murder … Continue reading

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A Bride’s Guide to Marriage and Murder

To me it feels like A Fiancée’s Guide to First Wives and Murder just released, but things are already in motion at my publisher for the next book, A Bride’s Guide to Marriage and Murder! I just finished copy edits … Continue reading

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A Debut in the Middle of a Feud

I’m preparing for back surgery this week and time constraints have me reblogging a post from 2019. Oddly enough, a year after I posted this, I began plotting book 5, A Bride’s Guide to Marriage and Murder, including two families … Continue reading

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Researching The Hard Way

I just finished the first draft of book 6 in the Countess of Harleigh series. (Hooray!) For me, first drafts are short and mostly made up of plot points and dialog, and perhaps most importantly, sidebar comments noting everything I … Continue reading

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