How to Elope Like a Georgian by Gina Conkle

How to Elope Like a Georgian by Gina Conkle

  Oh, the naughtiness of a quickie wedding! Early Georgian England teemed with elopements, creating scores of under-aged brides and pesky bigamists. During that era, people could marry wherever and whenever they wanted, as long as a clergyman presided over the ceremony. By the 1740s, fast weddings in England became a booming industry thanks to shady clergymen in London’s Southwark ward. Because of those few bad apples, people called for...

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Two “First Meets” in Romance – A Battle of the Books

Two “First Meets” in Romance – A Battle of the Books

  The “Meet Cute” ranks up there in romance with “First Kiss” and the “Big Ending.” We like them quirky, funny, poignant, or hair-on-fire-mad (like an enemies to lovers first meet). We like them in contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and most definitely in historical romance.   With my Georgian series, Midnight Meetings, I noticed something about the “First Meet” in both upcoming...

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The Intriguing Appeal of a Provocative Hero by Gina Conkle

The Intriguing Appeal of a Provocative Hero by Gina Conkle

Whether they’re alpha males leading the pack or lone-wolf types, we love our bad-boys. And they come in all modes: riding motorcycles, captaining a pirate ship, or a duke at the helm of a secret society. Throw in a dash of humor, and you’ve got me. I love to read them as much as I love to write them. The irony is I’m not a funny person. So, it’s a test of skill…a serious-natured woman writing a man of quick wit. And...

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“Having a case of lust at first sight?” (an excerpt from The Lord Meets His Lady)

The Lord Meets His Lady by Gina Conkle Midnight Meetings series, book 3   Where rakish Lord Bowles fixes a cottage and an impertinent housekeeper fixes his heart An excerpt:             “Having a case of lust at first sight?” Samuel asked.             “What?” Marcus dislodged himself from the parlor doorway.             Samuel frowned and checked his brothers. Alexander and Adam were bent over a chess...

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A Marriage of Convenience with Inconvenient Love

Meet the Earl at Midnight Sale Alert! $1.99               Enigma Earl… The Lord Phantom… Reclusive Lord Edward’s heard them all. Still he needs an heir—quickly. On-the-shelf Lydia Montgomery suits him, but the saucy woman has plans of her own. Their agreement forged at midnight changes in the light of day. She insinuates herself in his scientific work. Lydia’s illustrations speak volumes of his...

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