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The Willing Widow and The Devious Debutante Featured in Publishers Weekly Magazine

  We are happy to announce that Publishers Weekly Magazine (November 23, 2015 Issue)  has reviewed The Willing Widow and listed The Devious Debutante as a New Self-Published Listing.   “New Orleans in 1884 makes a fascinating setting for this fast-paced romance. Beautiful young widow Renee Desselle Soniat is the proprietor of a successful millinery shop when she […]

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Yellow Fever Kills Fictitious Men

Mary reporting. A recent blogpost suggested more than 400 ways to kill a character, listing every possible calamity from avalanche to tropical fevers. My writing partner and I had to kill three men before chapter 1. When we outlined The Willing Widow, our first romance in the Love in New Orleans series, we created widows […]

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Christmas Tradition: Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Mary Reporting. Sour cream, made by fermenting cream with harmless bacteria, has more uses in the kitchen than topping baked potatoes or nachos. It’s a terrific substitute for milk in cakes. Years ago, I found this coffee cake recipe in the Century of Success Cookbook: The Best Gold Medal Recipes of 100 Years, published in 1979. […]

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