Wow! I was so thrilled when I got back from Kenya – where I had no internet for days – and saw the amazing conversations happening below my interview with Rose Lerner. Thanks so much to everyone who left a comment, and especially to Rose for being such a brilliant guest! The winner of one… Continue reading Winner of the Rose Lerner giveaway!
Historical romance novelist Rose Lerner debuted last year with IN FOR A PENNY, and immediately won my forever-fanhood with her brilliant prose and unique characters. She solidified my adoration with her September release, A LILY AMONG THORNS, which I had the pleasure of reading early for review. If you love thoughtful-yet-sensuous stories populated with intricately… Continue reading Interview with Rose Lerner – and giveaway!
Rose Lerner’s stunning prose and keen eye for detail come together to create a unique, spellbinding novel Five years after Solomon Hathaway gave his quarterly allowance to a prostitute, he walks back into her life to ask a favor. Serena recognizes Solomon immediately. She used his money to buy her way up in the underworld,… Continue reading Review: A Lily Among Thorns by Rose Lerner
My husband finished his PhD! And he passed without having to make any corrections! I’m clearly married to a genius, and that puts me in a celebratory mood. I’ve asked several friends to stop by over the coming month and help me celebrate by giving away books. After four looong years of hard work and… Continue reading My husband is a doctor – and I’m throwing a blog party to celebrate!
I’ve written a couple posts about accents – specifically, about how to write a character who has a different accent to you, and some subtle differences in British and American English. Today I want to talk about an amazing debut novel that I think handles accents brilliantly – In for a Penny by Rose Lerner.… Continue reading How to write accents and speech patterns