Category Archives: Contests

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Such a Deal — New Cover, New Contest

Have I got a prize for you! Well, one lucky one of you anyway, who by entering my new contest, will be eligible to win a veritable treasure trove of lovely historical romances and choice historical gossip, written by me and by a beautiful, brilliant bevy of bloggers (try saying that fast) from the History … Continue reading Such a Deal — New Cover, New Contest

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Of Tough Love, Alter Egos, and New Friends: A Final RITA Post, I promise (with pix)

My favorite picture is probably this one (taken by Joanne Lockyer) of me up on the podium making my acceptance speech, seeming for all the world as though I knew what I was doing there, at least if you don’t count the effect of my searching the ceiling for inspiration — much as one of … Continue reading Of Tough Love, Alter Egos, and New Friends: A Final RITA Post, I promise (with pix)

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Congratulations

To the winners of my just-completed contest. Lisa from Granite Falls, NC and Rachael from Cairo, MO will each receive an autographed copy of Janet Mullany’s hot and hilarious Regency read, A Most Lamentable Comedy (and everybody else should check out the excerpts I’ve posted, here and here, of passages that made me giggle, snort, … Continue reading Congratulations

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Steamy. Yummy

Congratulations to Jennelle from Glendora, CA, randomly-selected winner of my just-ended contest! Jennelle will receive a selection of herbal-scented bath and massage products from L’Occitane, for having read the bathtub excerpt from The Edge of Impropriety and correctly answering the question about the scents Marina used. Lotus, pine, and wild thyme. Ahhh… And because Jennelle … Continue reading Steamy. Yummy

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New and Fun, and you heard about it here first

I like to offer books as contest prizes, so when I heard that Janet Mullany‘s new Regency chick lit novel, A Most Lamentable Comedy, was coming out this summer (published by the British company Little Black Dress) I emailed Janet for some info — as well as a promise of two signed advance copies my … Continue reading New and Fun, and you heard about it here first

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And Don’t Miss…

The last few History Hoyden posts, particularly from our bestselling authors Lauren Willig and Mary Blayney, about funny and fascinating branches of their family trees. Not to speak of the terrific comments — from hoydens and readers alike — about our own families and all the places they came from, including this continent, before Columbus. … Continue reading And Don’t Miss…

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And We Have TWO Winners!

Congratulations to… Marisol, from Downey, CA, and Sara from Blacksburg, VA, …who correctly answered the question in my recently ended contest — yes, Jasper Hedges, hero of The Edge of Impropriety, has blue eyes. Each lucky winner will receive my four backlist romance titles, autographed for holiday giving: The Slightest Provocation The Bookseller’s Daughter Almost … Continue reading And We Have TWO Winners!

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