Holiday Guest Post: Laura Trentham

Holiday Guest Post: Laura Trentham

  A very Cottonbloom Christmas! Jeremy Whitehurst has tried to leave his bad-boy behavior and tarnished image behind in Alabama for a fresh start in Cottonbloom, Louisiana. Unfortunately, trouble has dogged him across state lines. Stepping up and protecting a young woman from her abusive boyfriend earned him a beat-down and got him fired. Although the thanks in the girl’s dark eyes made it all worth it, he recognizes she’s just a...

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Holiday Guest Post: Patricia Kiyono

    Robert Townley prides himself as an efficient and indispensible valet to Phillip, Duke of Bartlett. But when Robert is coerced into teaching the poor children at the duchess’ chapel school, he’s out of his element. Thankfully, he has assistance from some of the other servants, including the prickly Miss Brown.  Jeanne Brown is lady’s maid to the Duchess of Bartlett. She loves working with the children but can’t abide...

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Holiday Guest Post: Patricia Kiyono

      Phillip Peartree, Duke of Bartlett, dreamed of a peaceful life with a suitable mate until a hunting accident left him scarred and nearly deaf. Resigned to spending the rest of his days alone, Phillip has devoted himself to rebuilding his family estate. But a chance encounter with a lovely young woman in a dusty bookstore rekindles his almost-forgotten hopes and dreams.  Lady Amelia Partridge has no time for the frivolity...

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Holiday Guest Post: Deb Marlowe

    Lady, It’s Cold Outside Miss Glenna Bolton is not having a Happy Christmas. She’s lost her grandfather and the bookshop they ran together. If not for the invitation from the Duke of Danby, she would have no place to go. No Christmas festivities for Baron Ellesworth this year. His newly inherited estate is in bad shape—and so is his bank account. He’ll spend the holiday traveling to do a bit of business with Lord Danby, in...

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Friday Feature: Ella Quinn

Ella Quinn’s wealthy, titled bachelors think they’re immune to romantic notions. Yet no matter how they try to evade it, love somehow finds a way…   In the two seasons since her triumphant debut, Meg Featherton’s heart has been tested to its limits. Her first suitor: a criminal. The second, a cur. For her third act, Meg vows to leave love completely out of the marriage equation. She has set her sights on a newly made...

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How Do They Celebrate Christmas???

They celebrate a curious blend of religious practices mixed with traditional folklore…in Iceland, that is. Nowadays, most Icelanders enjoy a Christmas similar to other modern nations: good food and sharing gifts with friends and family. However, there’s another historic side to Iceland. They celebrate Icelandic Christmas from December 23 and end with “Epiphany” on January 6 with some unique twists.  And, unlike other...

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