Category: Victorian

99c SALE: Too Wicked to Kiss by Erica Ridley @KensingtonBooks @EricaRidley

On sale for only 99¢ for a limited time! GET YOURS: Amazon Kindle | Apple iBooks | Barnes & Noble Nook | Kobo | Google Play HIS TOUCH HOLDS HER CAPTIVE… From the ravens circling its spires to the gargoyles adorning its roof, Blackberry Manor looms ominously over its rambling grounds. And behind its doors,…

I want a Kissing Ball for Christmas!

What the heck is a kissing ball? A kissing ball is the 19th century equivalent of hanging a sprig of mistletoe beneath a doorframe in the hopes of surprising an unsuspecting passer-by with a kiss! How did that happen?? Kissing balls began as “pomanders” in the Middle Ages—aromatic balls filled with ambergris or other fragrances—and…

New Release: Dark Surrender

DARK SURRENDER | Buy it! | Win it on GoodReads! TRAPPED IN DARKNESS . . . Violet Whitechapel committed an unspeakable crime to save a child. To escape the hangman’s noose, she takes refuge in a crumbling abbey with secrets darker than her own. When its master offers her a temporary post, Violet cannot say…

The Game of Life (Victorian Style)

Breaking news: Next year at this time, I’ll have a novella out in the three author vampire romance anthology BORN TO BITE, along with Hannah Howell and Diana Cosby! My novella is called NEVER BEEN BITTEN. Excerpt coming soon! And just to get us in the historical mood, here’s an interactive Victorian experience, courtesy of…

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