Here are the projects that I am currently working on or have completed and are out to agents or editors.
Time Enough To Love–Historical Romance set in Medieval England and France
Book 3: Beleaguered:
When death holds sway in the world, can even the greatest love survive?
Finally in France, Alyse and Thomas return to their roles as courtiers to Princess Joanna. Their passion for one another continues to smolder hot and deep—until one fateful encounter changes everything.
During a formal banquet, Alyse must share an intimate dance with Geoffrey, her first love. His searing touch proves Alyse’s love and desire for him is as strong as when they first met. Tormented by this revelation, Alyse is bitterly torn between the love of her life and her love for her husband.
Into this agonizing situation, the disaster of the Black Death rears its head, decimating the princess’s retinue and threatening all their lives. Alyse, Thomas and Geoffrey must try to save the princess from the ravening disease but at a dire cost to themselves. With her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both of the men she loves. But which love will survive?
Status: Completed; working on edits; Beleaguered set to release on July 11, 2014.
Only Marriage Will Do–Historical Romance set in Georgian London; second in House of Pleasure series
Not every happy-ever-after begins at “I do.”
When the hero of her dreams rescues Lady Juliet Ferrers from the man claiming to be her husband, she is sure she has found her one true love. But is she free to marry him? Not to be deterred, Juliet arranges for her hero, Captain Amiable Dawson, to escort her to her family estate, hoping that along the way she can win his love.
Amiable is charmed by the sweet, beautiful woman he rescued, and although he has grave reservations about her marital status, he allows himself to be swept up into Juliet’s romantic spell and the promise of a happy-ever-after.
The spell breaks when legal questions arise and Juliet faces the horror of not knowing if she is married to her knight in shining armor or the cruel viscount who is determined to have her at any price.
Status: Completed and contracted to Lyrical/Kensington; currently in edits. Tentative release date: 9/1/14.
The Widow’s Club–Series of five novels set in Regency London about five women widowed by Waterloo who find their various ways to love after loss.
To Woo A Wicked Widow–Regency Romance set in London and Kent. Book 1 of The Widow’s Club.
Lady Charlotte Cavendish, fresh from a year of mourning her impotent husband, now desires nothing more than to lose her virginity to a rakehell of the first order. She and her friends–all widowed by Waterloo–plan a wanton weekend of sin at Charlotte’s country estate. When her plan goes awry, Charlotte ends up in the arms of her neighbor, Nash St. Claire, the Earl of Wrotham, who is delightfully taken by her, but who vows he won’t bed her unless he weds her.
But Charlotte stubbornly pursues her rake, unwilling to lose her freedom and settle for marriage with the earl. Can she complete her tryst with the rake or will Nash convince her that he can be as wicked as she wants?
Status: Partial out to agent
As Long As You’re Mine–Historical Romance set in London and Richmond, Virginia during the late Victorian period
When Lady Samantha Easterling’s scheme to marry the man she wants goes terribly awry, she finds herself instead compromised by Rafael Beauregard, an American architect whose quick wit and stubborn nature rival her own. Forced into marriage with the brash American, she swiftly concocts a new scheme to regain her freedom–convince Rafael that she has been unfaithful so he will divorce her. Rafael, however, is determined to make the marriage work, and sets out to seduce Samantha, using every sensual delight in his repertoire. As the tide turns and Samantha begins to fall in love with her husband, past sins rear their head, threatening to destroy not only her marriage, but the new family she has come to love.
Status: Completed; currently awaiting revisions