Inspiration from Music

Music has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.  My mother is an accomplished flutist and violinist.  My brother, sister and I were all taught piano from both our grandmother and aunt, and then moved on to other teachers as we progressed.  I learned and still do play the … Continue Reading

The Widow’s Promise

Meet Grace and Kyle. They’ve met by chance, or was it by design? at Rocksavage Manor. Kyle is half Maori warrior, with the tattoos to show for it. He’s half English nobleman with the relatives to prove that too. Grace is a widow that only wants to live a quiet life, to paint, to enjoy … Continue Reading

Lauren Blakely

I decided recently to take a bit of a break from the historical romances I often read and jumped over to a reader I’d not read before.  Often times when I find a new author and I happen to like the first book I go on a bit of a binge.  That’s exactly what has … Continue Reading

Why I Write (and read) Romance

I’ve been reading (and writing) romance stories since I was in seventh grade. I won’t share exactly how many years that’s been, but since I’ve passed the doorway into my 5th decade, you can see it’s been awhile. I’ve seen the idea passed around by friends, family, teachers, and strangers that there’s something plebeian, unintellectual, … Continue Reading

False Colours

Yesterday was a busy day of sightseeing with the family.  By the end of it I felt a sore throat coming on which hasn’t gotten better overnight. I’ve had some great care provided by my husband and daughter, giving me home made pancakes and the time to just veg in front of the TV.  I … Continue Reading