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Pinkorama #4: THE PASSION OF THE PURPLE PEEPMARIA

For our fourth Pinkorama, Terrie brings us… The Passion of the Purple Peepmaria Or My Life As a Lizard, by Miss Gwendolyn Meadows. It’s spring of 1805. After a close encounter with the Naughty Hellfire Club in the Roman ruins beneath Bath, Miss Gwendolyn Meadows and Colonel Reid share a heated moment in a theatre…

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Congratulations, Pinkorama Winners!

Because every Pinkorama this year was, without doubt, a winner, the dominant theme in the voting being, “But how? How can you make me choose?” The Convent of Peepsino edged out slightly ahead (Miss Gwen preens and blows a speck of dust off the tip of her parasol), but it was such a close-run thing…

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Pinkorama #1: THE CONVENT OF PEEPSINO

Miss Gwen is having a good gloat. (And no one gloats like Miss Gwen.) Our first Pinkorama of 2016 is her very own Convent of Orsino, brought delightfully to peep by Kayse. Some background: in Pink X, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria (aka Miss Gwen Explains Everything), each chapter begins with a snippet from…

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Reidiad Winners

The winners of the The Betrayal of the Blood Lily, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria, and The Lure of the Moonflower are…. — Jennifer (of Comment #16). — Steph (of Comment #34). — Georgia (of Comment #48). — Kathleen (of Comment #4). Congrats, all! If you email me at willig@post.harvard.edu, I’ll pop your Reids–…

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Monday Give Away: the Reidiad

When I introduced Alex Reid, way back in Pink VI, The Betrayal of the Blood Lily, I initially had no idea that the Reid family would take over the Pink series. Then Alex’s father popped up, around about Chapter Two of Blood Lily, and I knew, instantly, that there was the man for Miss Gwen.…

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PURPLE PLUMERIA Ask the Author Day

It’s Ask the Author Day over on the Bubblebath Reader! This month’s book was The Passion of the Purple Plumeria (can you believe the read-along is up to Pink X already?), so if you have any questions about Miss Gwen, the art of wielding a purple parasol, Colonel William Reid, the extended Reid clan, Eloise’s…

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PURPLE PLUMERIA Winner!

The winner of the copy of The Passion of the Purple Plumeria is… Beth! (Of Comment #19.) Congrats, Beth! If you contact me with your details, I’ll pop your copy in the mail to you as soon as I get back from Texas next week. Thanks so much to everyone for participating– and especially to…

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Monday Give Away: PURPLE PLUMERIA

Pink XI, The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, comes out in just two weeks! So, for this week’s Monday Give Away, we have a flashback to the previous book in the series, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria. (Just to remind Miss Gwen which book is actually about her.) Here’s the official blurb: Colonel William…

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The Coffee Chart

As many of you have heard, my writing process has a great deal to do with caffeine consumption. Just as I swap out music from book to book, I also have a different signature drink for each manuscript– my go to beverage, so to speak. For your amusement, here’s the (updated) coffee chart for the…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Molten Caramel Brownie Cakes

For this month’s adventure in Pink Carnation cookery, Christine brings us… Molten Caramel Brownie Cakes in honor of The Passion of the Purple Plumeria! I cannot tell you how excited I am about these. Caramel and chocolate are among my favorite combos (chocolate and peanut butter are also up there, but work less well in…

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