exciting news, my book The
Autumn Bride is a finalist in the Romance Writers
of America® RITA®
The winners will be announced in San Antonio, Texas, on July
26th at the RWA® Annual Conference. The
story of how I got the news is on
my blog, as well as the full list of finalists.
Sunday 4 May (Please
note change of date) I'll
be running a one day writing workshop at the NSW
Writers Centre in Sydney Further details, including cost,
on their website.
Winter Bride is launched!
4 1/2 stars TOP PICK!.
Reviewer Kathe Robin said: "The Chance sisters are living
a dream, and readers will be thrilled to be there with them. Gracie
has created a wonderful cast of characters, from the sisters themselves
to their benefactress and servants. Her plot may be tried and true,
but the lively dialogue and tender emotions compel readers to relish
every moment of the developing romance."
Weekly called it "charming" and
"thoughtful and tender."
Reviews said: "Gracie continues her Chance Sisters
series with another delightful, emotionally complex romance."
. . . "A romantic winner, with Gracie's typical witty charm
and sweeping emotion."
my FB page there
was a hot debate about which was the loveliest cover, the US one
(left) or the Australian one (right.) I think they're both gorgeous.
Also on my FB page and Twitter, I'm posting
short snippets of the story. I hope you enjoy them.
is Freddy and Damaris's story. I loved writing this. Freddy
was so determined not to be trapped into marriage. Damaris
was just as determined. But the best-laid plans. . ..
Chance's unhappy past has turned her off the idea of marriage
forever. But her guardian, Lady Beatrice Davenham, convinces
her to make her coming out anywayand have a season of
carefree uncomplicated fun.
handsome rake Freddy Monkton-Coombes finds himself about to
be trapped in an untenable situation by his match-making parents,
he pays Damaris to enter into a faux betrothal. But then an
accident throws them into a compromising situation, and they're
both forced to reevaluate their position.
Damaris's secrets destroy her chance at true happiness? Or
can Freddy help her cast off the shackles of the past, and
yield to delicious temptation?
Visit The Winter Bride
Read an excerpt
the Devil Riders Series) I'm still getting lots of requests
for Marcus's story. I did want to write it, but Marcus was never
in the original contract and when it came time for a new contract,
my publisher asked me to put Marcus aside and start on the new series.
Which I did (because that's what they pay me for.) I
still want to write Marcus's story and will when I have time. If
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