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“Romancing the Reader”: Kate Cuthbert, Anne Gracie and Sarah Mayberry

…sten to this engaging discussion. Quicklinks to guests (to save scrolling) Anne Gracie Sarah Mayberry Kate Cuthbert The podcast (audio-only version) is at the top of this post and the video of this conversaion is directly below. Anne Gracie Anne spent her childhood on the move when her father’s job took them around the world. The gypsy life taught her that humour and love are universal languages and that favorite books can take you home, wherever…

Anne Gracie

…bscribe: RSS Internationally award-winning and best-selling romance author Anne Gracie talks to Nalini Haynes about her novels and career. This interview is available in audio-only (MP3, above) and in video format (MP4, below). Introducing Anne Gracie Anne spent her childhood on the move when her father’s job took them around the world. The gypsy life taught her that humour and love are universal languages and that favorite books can take you home…

Winter Bride by Anne Gracie

…story, other than the budding romance and forging of a new family, is how Anne Gracie gently mocks those with Literary aspirations whose focus is Symbolism, Metaphor and Deeper Meaning. Meanwhile, Gracie’s heroines and their friends relish Pride and Prejudice. The second Chance Sister novel opens with Damaris escaping China in horrific circumstances to arrive in London and be carried, kicking and screaming, to the brothel. Her traumatic past insp…

Spring Bride by Anne Gracie

…by Lynne Larby Spring Bride is the third Chance Sister Regency romance by Anne Gracie, telling Jane Chance’s story of sense versus sensibility. Jane Chance is so beautiful that she’s been stalked, experienced attempted kidnappings and lived under threat. Not only that, but her parents’ elopement, resulting in being disowned by both parents’ families, caused severe hardship for Jane as a child. Now she’s determined to make a sensible marriage, to…

Unworthy Duke by Charlotte Anne

…outrageous characters in impossible situations. Good for an escape from lockdown blues, but not for sticklers who want historical accuracy! Also the representation of disability is … not … fabulous. If you enjoy Regency Romances, you will love Anne Gracie’s novels too. Book details Rating: 4 out of 5 stars ISBN: 9781867218425 ISBN10: 1867218429 Imprint: Escape Publishing (HarperCollins Australia) Released: 2021 Format: paperback, 336 pages Catego…

From Murder and Mayhem to Romancing the Reader: Rob McDonald and Anna Foxkirk

…er Zine and thanks to listeners for joining us. If you enjoyed this podcast, you might also enjoy the Romancing the Reader podcast with Anne Gracie, Sarah Mayberry and Kate Cuthbert….

Christmas gone perfectly wrong by Cecilia Grant

…comedies with racy bits. And boy, does Grant write sexual tension well! You’ll love this if you’re not a purist demanding meticulous historical accuracy realism. Read this if you liked Anne Gracie’s novels (a panel discussion with Anne Gracie is here, and reviews of her books are here). Book details Rating: 4 out of 5 stars ASIN: B00QMEK3GE Imprint: self-published Released: 2014 Format: Kindle Edition, 194 pages, file size 872 KB Category: Regency…

2015-03: March in review

…Rider Tithe: A Modern Tale of Faerie by Holly Black Winter Bride (The) by Anne Gracie Game reviews Legend of Zelda — Majora’s Mask Limited Edition (showcase) Nintendo 3DS: Kirby Triple Deluxe Movie reviews Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Black Sea (2014) Cinderella (2015) Focus (2015) Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 Insurgent (2015) Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) Manny Lewis (2014) Predestination (2014) Star Wars: Fixe…

Sister of the Bollywood Bride by Nandini Bajpai

…inist roots. (For more on this, see this podcast featuring Sarah Mayberry, Anne Gracie and Kate Cuthbert.) Mini, however, is an excellent role model for young women while also being the protagonist in a sweet romance. Mini’s father makes an off-hand comment about not idling an engine “because global warming”. Although Mini is normally careful to avoid such waste, in this instance she needed a moment “with Mom” so sat in her mother’s van with music…

2015-05: May in review

…t Truth by Dan Gemeinhart Hold the Dark by William Giraldi Spring Bride by Anne Gracie Techbitch (aka The Knockoff) by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza Game review Nintendo 3DS: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Movie reviews Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Black Water (2007) Infini (2015) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) The Undiscovered Hawkeye TV reviews Breaking Bad: Season One Art & comics Cloverleaf traffic jam — a silly illo by Ian Gunn Clunky spaceship — a silly…

This is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

…applies to Red and Blue? Time War has more in common with Gladiatrix than Anne Gracie’s Regency romances and yet romance is the dominant theme. Broad brushstrokes or surreal narrative? This Is How You Lose The Time War is at times so surreal it’s out of my comfort zone. I prefer stories of the concrete, scenes I can visualise, plants that evoke scent. Instead the narrative is told in broad brushstrokes, vague hyperbole and metaphor. At other time…

2015-04: April in review

…there by Holly Coldberg Sloan Skull Throne by Peter Brett Spring Bride by Anne Gracie Vagrant by Peter Newman News, events, articles and essays 2015-03: March in review 2015 A Bertram Chandler Award 2015 Norma K Hemming Award winner Confessions of a Recovering WoW Addict — There’s a Glyph for That Editing and publishing: Get it RIGHT! Happy Easter folks! Homecooked Comics Festival 2015 Jeet Heer on breaking the Hugo Awards Kitteh knows inception…