As many of you know, The Garden Intrigue is being released in paperback at the end of this month. Hidden away in the Teaser Tuesday archives is a wealth of background information on The Garden Intrigue— so now seemed like a good time to take those posts out of the vault and dust them off.
— Want to meet the real, historical cast of The Garden Intrigue? I’ve compiled mini-biographies of the real life players, from Napoleon’s stepdaughter to Robert Livingston.
— Come and take a stroll with me through the grounds of Malmaison, Josephine Bonaparte’s country house, where The Garden Intrigue is set.
— Or take a look at the types of dresses and jewelry my characters would have been wearing!
— While we’re hanging out with the Bonapartes at Malmaison, here is why Napoleon’s stepdaughter, Hortense de Beauharnais, has always been my favorite Bonaparte.
— How about some little known Garden Intrigue fun facts?
— And where would we be/ Without a bit of poetry? Yes, it’s last year’s Garden of Verse Contest, in which Augustus received some help in the poetic department from the talented community on this website. You can read all the entries here and the winners here.
It does seem rather appropriate to wind up this Garden Intrigue round-up with a Miss Gwen outtake– since Miss Gwen has hijacked the next book! Look for her story, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria, this coming August.