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Night Jasmine

"Peepmas at Girdings": a MISTLETOE Pinkorama

On the Twelfth Day of Turnip, Candace and Cassandra present… “Peepmas at Girdings”. I love that this combines both The Temptation of the Night Jasmine and The Mischief of the Mistletoe. As the house party at Girdings goes out into the woods to collect the Yuletide greenery on Christmas Eve, we can find Charlotte, in…

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Pinkorama #1: Robert's Peeposal

From Rachel, I bring you… Robert’s Peeposal to Charlotte at the end of The Temptation of the Night Jasmine! To quote the creator of the scene: Robert and Charlotte are happy and engaged… and being secretly blessed by a spying unicorn 😉 A trail of tarts leads Charlotte to Robert… … as the swan swims…

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NIGHT JASMINE: the "Ice Cream" Scene

I am deeply amused. Little did I realize, five years ago, when I wrote my favorite scene in The Temptation of the Night Jasmine, in which Eloise and her best friend Pammy speculate as to the ice cream flavor of their various male acquaintances, that they were actually ahead of the scientific curve. According to…

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Pink Carnation Recap: NIGHT JASMINE

Five! Five Pink books! Meet Pink V, The Temptation of the Night Jasmine. Who: Charlotte Lansdowne and Robert, Duke of Dovedale Where: England When: Winter, 1803-4 What: Innocent and bookish Charlotte finds herself swept up in a web of intrigue stretching from the Hell Fire Club to the court of George III. Historical Cameos: George…

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Pinkorama #2

More fun with peeps! For Pinkorama #2, we have Christine and Jean’s creation: The Ruination of Penelopeep. Here’s the description: Ahh, Penelopeep. She was rocking out to the Harlem Shake at a party with her girls (hey, at least it wasn’t Gangnam Style) and accidentally blurts out that she was snogging with Freddie Staines in…

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Now On the Shelves

I feel a bit like the Count who counts: one, one book release! Two, two book releases! Appearing on shelves today, we have the UK edition of The Temptation of the Night Jasmine: Meanwhile, on Nooks and Kindles, we have my law school satire, Two L, where Measure for Measure meets Harvard Law: There will…

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Six Months of Pink

Between August 29th and February 16th, we have Pink-mania, Pink, Pink and more Pink, as far as the bookshelf can stretch. Here’s the Pink publication schedule for the next few months: — August 29: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine, UK edition. — September 27: The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, special “Read Pink”…

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Pinkorama #3

Candace and Cassandra present… “Peepmas at Girdings”. I love that this combines both The Temptation of the Night Jasmine and The Mischief of the Mistletoe. As the house party at Girdings goes out into the woods to collect the Yuletide greenery on Christmas Eve, we can find Charlotte, in her red cloak, and Penelope, with…

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Night Jasmine UK

More fun with foreign editions! The Temptation of the Night Jasmine will be making its UK debut on August 8th. Very Mata Hari, no?

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Two Days….

With only two days to go until 2011, here’s a whisper from the very recent past, The Temptation of the Night Jasmine, which came out in January of 2009. The first book I wrote after I left the practice of the law, Night Jasmine was also the first to hit the New York Times Bestseller…

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