Tag Archives: The First Wives’ Club

A Rose By Any Other Name ~ The Naming of Characters in Novels

Recently, one of my friends noted I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Rame Head or Cornwall’s “Forgotten Corner”

Rame Head is a coastal headland, southwest of the village of Rame in southeast Cornwall, United Kingdom. The area plays a prominent role in my Regency romance, The First Wives’ Club, which recently received an honorable mention in SOLA’s Seventh Annual Dixie … Continue reading

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Pledging Profits from November Book Sales to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

In response to a challenge by my friends Abigail Reynolds and Sally Smith O’Rourke, I am donating half the profits from my November book sales from any of my Indie titles to Hurricane Sandy Relief. No matter the format (print … Continue reading

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The Naming of Characters – A Rose by Any Other Name

Recently, one of my friends noted that I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In … Continue reading

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