Over the years, I’ve considered several potential suitors for the Pink Carnation. Back in the very, very beginning, I had intended to set Jane up with Geoffrey Pinchingdale-Snipe. You all know how that went. By the end of The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, it was quite clear to me that there wasn’t the…

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It’s official. Pink XII– aka the book after The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla— will be the last book in the Pink Carnation series. Twelve is a pretty good number for a series, don’t you think? Here’s what I can tell you about Pink XII so far. It’s Jane’s book. It’s set in Portugal in…

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Happy New Year! Here’s hoping that 2014 will bring only good things. There’s so much I’m looking forward to this year: the release of That Summer and The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla in the summer; working on my new 1920’s stand alone novel this spring, and, gulp!, Jane’s book in the fall; trips to…

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The Pink Carnation gang and I wish you all a very happy holiday, filled with joy, cheer, and plenty of pudding. Merry, merry! And here’s to a wonderful 2014….

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Safe travels, all, and happy turkey eating! For next year, I think there should be A Very Eloise Thanksgiving as an extra here on the website. What do you think?

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I thought it might be rather fun to mix it up a bit here on the site and spread our reading net a little bit wider. (Okay, I’ll stop with the mixed metaphors now.) Do you have an idea for an If You Like post? Is there a list of books you’d like to share?…

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Last call for Mother’s Day bookplates! Mother’s Day is coming up a week from today. If anyone would like a personalized bookplate to turn a copy of The Ashford Affair or one of the Pink books into a Mother’s Day gift, just email me by Tuesday and I’ll pop that right in the mail to…

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For today’s Thursday Give Away, we have Lori Wilde’s The Welcome Home Garden Club, the latest in her contemporary romance series set in Twilight Texas. Here’s the official blurb: Traditional meaning of Pink and White Roses: I love you still and always will. Caitlyn Marsh stopped believing in happily-ever-after when high-school sweetheart, Gideon Garza, left…

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Happy release day to Alison Pace, Juliana Gray and Anna Lee Huber! You’ll be seeing You Tell Your Dog First again later this week for our Thursday give away….

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In the not too distant future, a list of some of the sources I used while researching The Ashford Affair will pop up on the Diversions page. It’s by no means an exhaustive list (compiling these things months after the fact always leads to omissions, some deliberate, some accidental), but it gives you an idea.…

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