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BVC Announces Artful Deceptions by Patricia Rice

Artful Deceptions by Patricia Rice

Eldest daughter of an eccentric art collector, Arianne Richards has become the caretaker of the family’s empty coffers and her irrepressible siblings. Discovering a hidden painting, she is determined to sell it to obtain the funds to send her ill mother into the country. But why does her aristocratic cousin’s suitor, the handsome and wealthy Lord Galen Locke, show so much interest in her humble person? And why does he so badly want the mysterious painting? Continue reading

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BVC Announces Lord Rogue by Patricia Rice

Lord Rogue by Patricia Rice

Lord Rogue Rogues and Desperadoes 1 by Patricia Rice Philadelphia heiress Alicia Stanford has a thousand reasons never to trust a man again. Only, when she flees to hide her shame in the western wilderness, the tantalizing Mississippi keelboatman who … Continue reading

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Regency Romance–still new after 200 years

Regency romances have been a “thing” since the Silver Fork novels of the 1830s, which I suspect Georgette Heyer grew up reading. I started reading Heyer as a teen, which taste combined with my love of the Hornblower series by … Continue reading

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BVC announces Devilish Montague by Patricia Rice

Devilish Montague by Patricia Rice

Devilish Montague Rebellious Sons 2 by Patricia Rice Blake Montague’s draconian temper and clever mind belong on the Continent, decoding French communications. Instead, as the youngest son of a baron, he’s terrorizing London ballrooms in search of a wife who … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Formidable Lord Quentin by Patricia Rice

Formidable Lord Quentin by Patricia Rice

Formidable Lord Quentin Rebellious Sons 4 by Patricia Rice He’s a tradesman; she’s a marchioness. They have only one thing in common…. Having married once out of desperation, the Virgin Widow Lady Belden has no intention of giving up her … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: from The Spanish Marriage by Madeleine Robins

The Spanish Marriage

The Spanish Marriage by Madeleine Robins A sound like a low-voiced groan brought her out of her fine reverie of vengeance. Surely it was impossible, a man’s voice within the convent enclosure, but it was a voice nonetheless. Thea was … Continue reading

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Haunted by Jane Austen

A literary ramble through England: “We’re being haunted by Jane Austen,” my husband Thor declared by the midpoint of our recent two-week jaunt through the midlands and southern England. It seemed that every town or village where we lighted had … Continue reading

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BVC Announces JAMES FAIRFAX by Jane Austen and Adam Campan

James Fairfax, by Jane Austen and Adam Campan

James Fairfax by Jane Austen and Adam Campan Foreword by Adam Campan Jane Austen It’s been two centuries since Jane Austen’s Emma appeared. Austen’s popularity has experienced a tidal ebb and resurgence ever since, resulting in a world-wide recognition unmatched … Continue reading

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BVC Announces All a Woman Wants by Patricia Rice

All a Woman Wants by Patricia Rice “Mac” MacTavish impulsively steals his late sister’s neglected children, only to discover it’s easier to handle a clipper in a hurricane than steer two ornery brats. What he needs is a nanny until … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Dash of Enchantment by Patricia Rice

Dash of Enchantment (previously: Touched by Magic) Sample Chapter Patricia Rice Chapter 1 March 1816 Soaring marble columns bearing gilded sculptures carried the gaze upward to an arched ceiling accented with carved moldings bearing the certain stamp of Robert Adam. … Continue reading

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