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The Perfect Partner Excerpt (Contest Closed)

To celebrate the launch of The Perfect Partner on August 31st, 2017, we are hosting a giveaway of all three books in the Love in New Orleans Series: The Willing Widow, The Devious Debutante, and The Perfect Partner. We are including book swag like, Mardi Gras inspired beads, bookmarks & postcards. Additional prizes are Sterling Silver […]

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The Choker Returns

  Pick up the fall issue of any fashion magazine and you’ll see photos and screaming headlines that the choker necklace is back. The stylish will don chokers, just like those worn for centuries by women from Egypt to Renaissance Italy to England and America.   It’s one of those fashions that comes and goes, […]

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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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