I was thrilled to find out that my good friend Author Suzan Lauder’s book cover for A Most Handsome Gentleman, along with my book cover for Death Takes a Holiday at Pemberley, were featured in Pam Lecky’s Historical Fiction Cover Competition this month. This is a double honor for Artist Janet Taylor, whose talent is responsible for both covers. Check out the post here:
In my view, the idea of a character interview as a way to promote a book is rather odd and challenging. Odd because the reader will not fully appreciate the interview unless they have already read the book. Challenging because you do not want to give away any important plot points. Nevertheless, I took up the challenge and created a light-hearted look at a modern-day interview of Graham, the angel of death who visits Fitzwilliam Darcy in 1815 England. The interview was posted at Janet Taylor’s blog, More Agreeably Engaged, and you can see it here:
As one might imagine, the most nerve-wracking part of a blog tour is waiting to see a blog host’s review of your book. You can bet I was on pins and needles as I awaited my last blog tour stop. It was a tremendous relief to receive 4.5 stars, and an insightful, spoiler-free review to boot for which I am grateful. The complete review and excerpt may be seen at Ana’s blog here:
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