To Sketch in the Nude ~ An Excerpt

 “To Sketch in the Nude…” ~ An excerpt from Meet the Earl at Midnight, Book One in Midnight Meetings series     He tapped two fingers to the bench.  “I need you here every day without interruption.” With him standing so close and irked, she wasn’t put off by his bristling irritation.  She found him quite appealing this way.  A smile flirted across her lips. “I could say the same about you, my lord.”  She let...

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A “First Meet” excerpt from Meet the Earl at Midnight + Giveaway

   “The Phantom of London” excerpt   All things considered, a rare view of the eccentric Earl of Greenwich made the midnight rouse worthwhile. The men conversed in low tones, and Lydia indulged her curiosity, blatantly staring from the folds of her hood.  Shameless behavior, of course, but why dither over that?  Any woman in her shoes would do the same. The Phantom of London.  Enigma Earl. The Greenwich Recluse. You had to...

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Teaser Tuesday – “Even Phantoms Have Their Standards.”

The Earl’s impertinent gaze ranged everywhere. “If you’re quite through, my lord,” she said with some starch. Lydia pressed the cloak closer.  Lud, but he needed a set down.  She’d dealt with overzealous farmers and country squires in the past and knew how to put men in their place.  Men are all the same, no matter their status; the quality of their clothes differed, but all were flesh and blood underneath.  A biting remark formed...

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Teaser Tuesday

Lydia lowered her lashes, aware of how men’s minds worked. She needed to regroup and gather her wits, but the earl must have sensed her wariness, or so she guessed when he extended a gloved hand. “Please. This need not be unpleasant.” His voice lulled her. “I promise I won’t bite.” “Meaning sometimes you do,” she snipped. A muffle of low, masculine laughter floated from his collar. “Only on a full moon.” His quip surprised...

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