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Summer Engagement

Teaser Tuesday: Title Change!

The next stand alone novel (aka the Victorian Book) has undergone an official title change. Instead of A Summer Engagement, it is now That Summer. Here’s the official blurb: A page-turning new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig, about a woman who inherits a house in England… and the mysterious past that…

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A SUMMER ENGAGEMENT Fun Fact

While we’re discussing books about interesting wives… … one of the proposed titles for my second stand alone novel, aka The Victorian Novel, was The Collector’s Wife. Imogen, the historical heroine, is married to an antiquarian, who collects her along with his various medieval objets d’art. What I loved about that title was the nod…

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Teaser Tuesday: A SUMMER ENGAGEMENT

Since I just went over the copy edits for the next stand alone, A Summer Engagement, this weekend, now seemed like a good time to share the first chapter with you. Those of you who follow me here on this website know that I have a weakness for “house books”, i.e. books where the heroine…

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Teaser Tuesday: A SUMMER ENGAGEMENT

Stand Alone #2 has a title! It’s going to be called A Summer Engagement. In summer of 1849, a member of the fledgling Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood is hired to paint the portrait of a wealthy antiquarian’s young wife in the garden of their home in Herne Hill…. In summer of 2009, a young American woman returns…

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