Welcome to the Second Annual Summer of Love romance book giveaway! By entering today, May 1, 2016, you’ll have a chance to win one of two grand prizes (16 print books – a book a week for the entire summer!)
PLUS, you’ll be entered in a random drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card, a prize sponsored by Summer of Love author Micah Persell.
After a whirlwind romance during the London Season, Lady Isabel Sutton finds herself quickly engaged to the handsome Lord Tresham Bleddyn, Earl of Dancy. When his father passes away suddenly, however, his period of mourning delays their marriage and ruins the season for Tresham’s younger, twin sisters, Annalise and Rosamund.
After the girls invite Isabel to their Yorkshire home, Bleddyn Hall, Tresham seems an entirely different man than the one she fell in love with in London. Not only that, but all is not well within the walls of Bleddyn Hall. The house’s dark secrets lead to murder, mystery, and a gruesome discovery.
Was Isabel’s happy future with Tresham nothing more than an illusion? What is more, will she survive her stay at Bleddyn Hall?
Hello Everyone! Who’s in the mood for a fabulous new Regency Romance? Better still, who’s in the mood to discover a new book series? Whether you are well familiar with Caroline Warfield’s books or just discovering her, you won’t want to miss her latest release, Dangerous Weakness. I mean, just look at that cover!
Today, Caroline shares a tidbit of her latest of the Dangerous Series with us. What’s more, she is offering a giveaway. Comment below for your chance to win! (Or, if you simply can’t wait, you can BUY it HERE!)
Caroline will give a Kindle copy of the winner’s choice of Dangerous Works or Dangerous Secrets to one randomly selected person who comments.
*** Congratulations to D.V. and deborahcordesauthor, BOTH winners of Dangerous Weakness! Caroline Warfield has generously decided to offer copies of her latest Regency to all commenters. This contest is now over, but the book is out and available to everyone! For you personal copy, click HERE.***
Carol: Thanks Amanda for letting me present my newest release. Dangerous Weakness is about a man who has always been cool and in control until he meets a woman who breaks down all his defenses. After they are thrown together overnight—and nature takes its course—he compounds his lapse with the worst proposal since Darcy insulted Elizabeth Bennett:
“We will marry of course,” he told her. “Quickly, but not so abruptly as to cause comments.” He walked toward the door, expecting her to follow.
“I beg your pardon,” she called out to him. “We will what?”
He turned on his heel. “Miss Thornton, you will be the Marchioness of Glenaire. That is far from ideal, and the difference in our state will no doubt cause talk. We will have to endure it.”
“Why?” she demanded. “Why this ‘far from ideal’ demand? Has Lady Sarah refused you?”
“Don’t be coy, Miss Thornton. You have led me into folly at every step. After last night I have no choice. I shall have to marry you. My family—”
“Your family would have kittens if I married you, which I will not.”
“You have respectable, if not the highest, breeding, you will show to advantage when properly dressed, and you will do well as a diplomatic hostess. My family, I was going to say, will have to deal with it.” He stalked away. “So will you.”
“I will not,” Lily shouted after him.
Still, he’s wealthy, powerful, and, frankly ladies, as good looking as can be. He obviously finds him attractive. He’s also the heir of the Duke of Sudbury. Is she out of her mind? He thinks so.
She isn’t a fool. She will leap at the chance to be a marchioness. Does the damned woman think she deserves poetry also?
No, she isn’t a fool, but she wouldn’t mind a man who didn’t simply order her around. Would you marry him after a proposal like that? How long do you think she can hold out?
If women were as easily managed as the affairs of state—or the recalcitrant Ottoman Empire—Richard Hayden, Marquess of Glenaire, would be a happier man. As it was the creatures—one woman in particular—made hash of his well-laid plans and bedeviled him on all sides.
Lily Thornton came home from Saint Petersburg in pursuit of marriage. She wants a husband and a partner, not an overbearing, managing man. She may be “the least likely candidate to be Marchioness of Glenaire,” but her problems are her own to fix, even if those problems include both a Russian villain and an interfering Ottoman official.
Given enough facts, Richard can fix anything. But protecting that impossible woman is proving to be almost as hard as protecting his heart, especially when Lily’s problems bring her dangerously close to an Ottoman revolution. As Lily’s personal problems entangle with Richard’s professional ones, and she pits her will against his, he chases her across the pirate-infested Mediterranean. Will she discover surrender isn’t defeat? It might even have its own sweet reward.
Caroline Warfield has at various times been an army brat, a librarian, a poet, a raiser of children, a nun, a bird watcher, an Internet and Web services manager, a conference speaker, an indexer, a tech writer, a genealogist, and, of course, a romantic. She has sailed through the English channel while it was still mined from WWII, stood on the walls of Troy, searched Scotland for the location of an entirely fictional castle (and found it), climbed the steps to the Parthenon, floated down the Thames from the Tower to Greenwich, shopped in the Ginza, lost herself in the Louvre, gone on a night safari at the Singapore zoo, walked in the Black Forest, and explored the underground cistern of Istanbul. By far the biggest adventure has been life-long marriage to a prince among men.
She sits in front of a keyboard at a desk surrounded by windows, looks out at the trees and imagines. Her greatest joy is when one of those imaginings comes to life on the page and in the imagination of her readers.
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Great news, everyone! Rhiannawill be included in Amazon’s Kindle Monthly Deal in the US marketplace. What does that mean for you? It means you can get your very own copy of Rhianna for only $1.99 for the entire month of October! Just click HERE.
Wondering what this 2012 RONE Award Nominee titleis all about? Read the “back cover” HERE, the free excerpt HERE, or see what others have had to say in my Reviews section HERE.
And don’t miss the follow up, Audra, while she is also available for only $1.99!
5-Stars: “This book was wonderful and different and a must read for lovers of historical fiction.” – The Romance Reviews
“A stroll through Cremorne Gardens is an exciting event for a young lady in Victorian London – during the day, that is….Once the sun goes down over Cremorne Gardens, a riotous environment ensues and a young lady may be mistaken to be for hire!
I invite you to join me as I recall one, memorable day at Cremorne Gardens below. It may never
acquire the popularity of its rival, Vauxhall Gardens, but within its gates could be found the single most important attraction of all – Tresham, Lord Dancy of Bleddyn Hall.”
Visit Isabel Sutton on the Bluestocking Belle’s Blog HERE and comment to win an ebook copy of Bleddyn Hall!
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Audra Kingsley, a wealthy heiress, may not have seen much of the world, but she knows exactly how she wants her future to play out – and a coming out ball held at her country estate, Kingsley Manor, would suit her just fine. Her father’s wish that she be presented at St. James in London seems silly since she is to marry her neighbor and childhood sweetheart, Lord Crispin Brighton, but she obliges him.
Audra travels to London with her patroness, the eccentric Lady Sutherland, intending to return home as soon as she has curtseyed to the Queen. Unknown to her, Lady Sutherland is in no rush to leave London before the Season is over and intends to show Audra she has more options in the suitor department than Lord Crispin, a second son.
Audra finds herself surrounded by few friends and is forced to attend parties, balls, and operas – all while becoming the object of a secret admirer’s obsession. As Audra struggles to make her way home to her beloved, plans to compromise her into an unwanted marriage are underway.
Today’s the big day! Get your ebook copy of Rhianna through Amazon Encore HERE! If you’re old school and prefer print, you can obtain your paperback copy via this LINK.
“Upon the unexpected death of her parents, Rhianna Braden finds the enigmatic Lord Guilford Kingsley on her doorstep. He escorts her to Kingsley Manor, where family secrets and scandals begin to unfold.
Her uncommon beauty captures the attention of the dashing Lord Thayne Brighton of Ravensleigh, but Rhianna is certain, despite their mutual attraction, that he would never choose her over his wealthy intended. Meanwhile, Lady Lydia Kingsley suspects her husband’s attention to Rhianna has led to an affair between them. Events turn deadly when the truth of their relationship is discovered.
Eventually, Rhianna is forced to make a life-altering decision—while discovering that some secrets are not meant to be kept.”
Crimson Romance in conjunction with Amazon Encore Publishing have joined forces to bring you Audra for just $1.99! Fire up your Kindle and enjoy this re-released romantic mystery and InD’Tale Magazine 2013 RONE Award Nominee by clicking HERE!
“Audra Kingsley, a wealthy heiress, may not have seen much of the world, but she knows exactly how she wants her future to play out – and a coming out ball held at her country estate, Kingsley Manor, would suit her just fine. Her father’s wish that she be presented at St. James in London seems silly since she is to marry her neighbor and childhood sweetheart, Lord Crispin Brighton, but she obliges him.
Audra travels to London with her patroness, the eccentric Lady Sutherland, with the intention of returning home as soon as she has curtseyed to the Queen. Unbeknownst to her, Lady Sutherland is in no rush to leave London before the Season is up, and intends to show Audra she has more options in the suitor department than Lord Crispin, a second son.
While her letters home go mysteriously unanswered, Audra finds herself surrounded by few friends and is forced to attend parties, balls and operas – all while becoming the object of a secret admirer’s obsession. Not only, but as Audra struggles to make her way home to her beloved, plans to compromise her into an unwanted marriage are underway. Suspense, deception and the power of true love are laced through this adventurous tale.”