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…Read More
NIGHT JASMINE a Romantic Times Top Pick!
It has been a glorious week for The Temptation of the Night Jasmine all around. With only one week left to go until the Official Release Day (January 22nd!), the happy reviews have been pouring in. Romantic Times named Night Jasmine a Top Pick, enthusing, “Witty, smart, carefully detailed and highly entertaining, Willig’s latest is…Read More
Final Tuesday Trivia Winner
The time has come. The final ARC is ready to leave home. But to whom will it go? And the very last of the Night Jasmine ARCs goes to…. *drumroll* … Jody (of Comment #55)! Congratulations, Jody! Thanks so much to everyone for swinging by these past five Tuesdays. Even though the ARCs are gone,…Read More
Final Tuesday Trivia Contest!
There is one last, lonely ARC of Night Jasmine sitting on my kitchen chair. Forlorn and bereft without its brethren, it needs a good home. So, for the last ARC of Night Jasmine, here’s our final Tuesday question: Which Pink Carnation character would you most like to see star in his/her own book? Check back…Read More
Fourth Tuesday Trivia Contest Winner
Hi, all! As you so cunningly guessed, the name of Eloise’s little sister is, in fact, Jillian. Despite being nineteen– or, perhaps, because of it– Jillian considers herself worlds more mature than her older sister and doles out advice accordingly. I was greatly moved by the argument that a Jillian ought to win for a…Read More
Penultimate Tuesday Trivia Contest
As a tribute to my own little sister, who so ably took over last week’s trivia contest, here is this week’s Pink Carnation trivia question: What is the name of Eloise’s little sister? Hint: The answer can be found in the Prologue to Night Jasmine. As always, the winner will be announced here on Wednesday!…Read More
I’m baaaaack!!!! First off, a huge thanks to the talented and brilliant Brooke who so deftly ran the Tuesday Trivia contest for me while I was off on my top secret research mission (despite the, cough, insinuations about the purpose of my trip. Hmph). Thank you, Brookiefly, for minding the homefront! And congrats to Amy,…Read More
Kirkus Proclaims NIGHT JASMINE "a Winner"!
More happy, happy news! That extra happy isn’t just for extra happiness, but because this week brought not one, but two more rave reviews for Night Jasmine, one from Library Journal, which gave glowing notices to “[a]nother well-written chapter” in the Pink series and the other from Kirkus, which decreed that “[s]mart characters of both…Read More
Mystery Lady Unmasked
Hi, again! For those curious about the painting we’ve been discussing below, the detail on the Night Jasmine cover was taken from a painting by Charles Sillem Lidderdale called At the Garden Gate. You can see the full painting on the Fine Art Photographic Library website. Our anonymous lady (let’s just call her Charlotte, shall…Read More
Second Tuesday Trivia Winner
Hi, all! Thank you so much for your fascinating and insightful comments on the cover of Night Jasmine. Frankly, I get a lot more out of the picture now than I did before. I love the interplay that some found between title and picture, perceiving the lady on the cover as weighing the moral dilemma…Read More