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Character Sketches

Teaser Tuesday: Jane Wooliston

Many of you have asked me what has become of Jane Wooliston since The Seduction of the Crimson Rose. We catch a glimpse of her in the Christmas novella, Ivy & Intrigue, informing Amy that she might be taking a trainee from the Selwick spy school, Laura Grey, over to France. Other than that, Jane…

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Updates– or More New Toys

And we have updates! New to the website are: — Outtakes from Crimson Rose — a Who’s Who of the major Pink Carnation character so far (which you can also link to from their Family Tree entries) — and a new Contest, for cover flats of The Seduction of the Crimson Rose and advance copies…

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From the Mixed-Up Files of THE TEMPTATION OF THE NIGHT JASMINE

Hi, all! As part of an attempt to avoid dealing with several cranky camels in Book VI, I was rooting around in my Book V files looking for the deleted scene where Charlotte waxes nostalgic about her childhood parrot (as you can imagine, the parrot and the Dowager Duchess of Dovedale did not enjoy a…

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Casting Call for Lord Vaughn

Despite the fact that he has no flowery title to call his own, Lord Vaughn has proved one of the most elusive of my heroes– at least in the looks department. Ironically, I’ve probably described him in more detail than any of my other heroes (when you’ve hung around for three books, you tend to…

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Some Musings on Crusty Dowagers

Earlier today, I wandered over to Julia Quinn’s website to take a peek at the excerpt of her new book, The Lost Duke of Wyndham. There is, as you may have guessed, a crusty dowager involved, one who, the narrator very quickly informs us, does not have a heart of gold. This line caught my…

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