Anastasia Devlin is a virtual assistant, an invisible researcher and finder-of-all-things, known to her clients as a handle and a PO Box. She’s also the daughter of a gorgeous, dysfunctional woman of many marriages & affairs who has spent a lifetime globetrotting and possibly spying for her country. At twenty-six Ana bolted, and has been hidden from her family for four years.
Then one morning she opens her door to find her nine year old sister Elizabeth Georgiana, I.E. EG for Evil Genius. And the plot just gets more tangled and crazy from there.
Teddy Devine-Baker arrives in her childhood home of Hillvale with a box of crystals and an attitude. Her empathic gift has ruined one relationship and most of her jewelry business, leaving her determined to learn more about a talent she’s never properly respected. Unfortunately, her empathy fails to work on tall, dark, handsome Kurt Kennedy, the aloof architect who warmed her heart as a child.
Some authors love to draft stories but find revision agonizing; others drag their way through getting words on paper but spread their creative wings as they cut and prune and flesh out the story. What is revision, anyway? How is … Continue reading
I’ve always wanted to write about a mad librarian. Well, that’s probably a lie, but it’s hard to tell since I lie for a living. I’ve always admired librarians and wished I could spend my days surrounded by books—except librarians … Continue reading
By Patricia Rice Back in typewriter days, I started a book knowing nothing more than the characters and an inciting situation. I built on those, sentence by sentence—until I reached the middle, which would inevitably fall flatter than a cold … Continue reading
BVC is releasing my original novel, Notorious Atherton, today, in print and e-book. It’s the third book in a series that originated with a major New York publisher. What you won’t see on release day is the behind the scenes … Continue reading
Moonlight and Memories by Patricia Rice Handsome, fiery-tempered Nicholas Saint-Just was known to all New Orleans as a lawless pirate, a wanton womanizer, and a murderer. Yet his plantation was the only security that Eavin O’Flannery Dupre had ever known. … Continue reading
WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. Jennifer Stevenson here, reporting for WWW Wednesday. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? Uneasy Money by P.G. Wodehouse. This is a paperback Penguin edition … Continue reading
Caress the detail, the divine detail— Vladimir Nabokov Let it be unequivocally stated—I am NOT a detail person. When I read a Regency, I seldom notice by what title the characters address each other unless the author confuses me. When … Continue reading
Her pious father’s murder leaves Faith Montague orphaned and lost on the dangerous road to London, only to be rescued by a notorious highwayman. Morgan de Lacy, a lawless rake with the bearing of a nobleman, treats her finer than … Continue reading