Tag: Historical

Meet the Hero: Captain Xavier Grey

Dukes of War #2: The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress When Captain Xavier Grey finds himself snowbound with a sultry bluestocking intent on seduction, he does what any honorable soldier would do: He tries to make her think of him as “just a friend.” Unfortunately, the absence of servants means the gruff ex-soldier is forced to act…

Meet the Heroine: Miss Jane Downing

Dukes of War #2: The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress In this scene, Jane discovers that her friends have inadvertently invited the object of her most wanton desires—a dashing, mysterious, ex-soldier who doesn’t even know her name—to join them in their private opera box at the Theatre Royal… [ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tcbm0goodreads0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tcbm0amazon0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tcbm0apple0…

Behind the Scenes: The Viscount’s Christmas Temptation

Go behind the scenes and between the sheets with Erica Ridley as she discusses the making of The Viscount’s Christmas Temptation, a laugh-out-loud standalone prequel to the new Dukes of War historical romance series, featuring roguish peers and dashing war heroes who return from battle only to be thrust into the splendor and madness of…

The Major’s Faux Fiancée

Dukes of War Series #4 When Major Bartholomew Blackpool learns the girl-next-door from his childhood will be forced into an unwanted marriage, he returns home to play her pretend beau. He figures now that he’s missing a leg, a faux fiancée is the best an ex-soldier can get. The one-time dandy knows Society demands perfection—and…

99¢ Pre-Order: The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress

I can’t wait for the next book in the Dukes of War regency romance series to hit the shelves!! The series prequel is FREE for a limited time! Dukes of War #3: The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress Captain Xavier Grey’s body is back amongst the Beau Monde, but his mind cannot break free from the horrors…

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: The Earl’s Defiant Wallflower

I am so excited to share the second book in the Dukes of War regency romance series. The first book is FREE for a limited time! Book #1 (free!): [ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0goodreads0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0amazon0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0apple0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0are0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0authorgraph0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0googleplay0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0kobo0 ][ StoreInfo show=icon0null0tvct0bn0 ][ StoreInfo…

Meet the Heroine: Miss Grace Halton

Dukes of War #1: The Earl’s Defiant Wallflower Miss Grace Halton crossed her goose-pimpled arms over her ruched bodice, mindless of the thick moulding digging into the small of her back or the clumps of wax sticking to her silk slippers. Her gaze darted about the ballroom. Elegant couples began a lively country-dance. Grace hugged herself…

Meet the Hero: Lord Oliver York

Dukes of War #1: The Earl’s Defiant Wallflower Oliver York, Earl of Carlisle, marched into the ballroom. He clearly wouldn’t be curing his best friend tonight. Perhaps the one most in need of wine, women, and dancing was Oliver himself. Except the ratafia was warm, the wine bitter, the music off-pace. The debutantes were only attracted to his ignominiously gained…

Erica Ridley
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