New Revolutionary War Drama Coming Sunday…

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Coming up for air here after the galleys and am awaiting the pages next before Love’s Fortune goes to print. This week is spring break for my boys so I’ll be enjoying that with them. But I had to sneak in a post to tell you about TURN, the new Revolutionary War drama about George Washington’s spy ring that airs …

Morrow’s Queen’s Cake and Laura’s Chocolate Cake!

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I’ve had some delightful Morrow mail since Courting Morrow Little was on sale. One dear reader asked me for Morrow’s mother’s recipe for Queen’s Cake, something I had researched years ago. It’s worth sharing here, if only for a gasp or a chuckle! I had forgotten Morrow was something of a kitchen diva (and Roxanna, but that’s another story)… *Kitchen …

Galleys and such

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I’m working on galleys for Love’s Fortune so am in the writing closet, so to speak. Over time, (after the trauma of the first round!), I’ve come to enjoy galleys. One of the best things about them is spending time reading the book aloud. You catch all sorts of little things you wouldn’t otherwise and the rhythm of the words really …

Remembering Morrow

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Today, Tuesday, March 18th, Courting Morrow Little is available for free international download via e-readers! When I was writing Morrow’s story I was inspired by this painting by Mitchell Tolle, a Kentucky artist. His gallery is just down the road from my granny in Berea, Kentucky. He  captured the look of Morrow’s cabin so perfectly with the exception of the …

Spring Giveaway Winner!

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HUGE thanks to all 200 or so of you who made the spring giveaway a roaring success! I only wish I had a box of books and bookmarks to send each one of you! This giveaway’s winner is… Melanie M.! Tomorrow I’ll post about a free download of one of my books so please stay tuned, thanks!

Gallant

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Edmund Blair Leighton (British, 1853-1922) The Gallant Suitor. *gallant – (of a man or his behavior) giving special attention and respect to women; chivalrous. Love this word!

Spring Giveaway!

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Spring has almost sprung!  And I’m giving away a box of books, bookmarks, and the amazing frontier novel, Northkill,  which just released! I became a fan of Joan’s writing with her incredible American Patriot Series above. Her newest novel, Northkill, co-authored with Bob Hostetler, so moved and impressed me I wanted to give away a copy as a part of the spring giveaway. …

Wren Ballantyne ~ Cover Reveal Love’s Fortune

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So hope you like this latest cover in the Ballantyne Legacy series! Just click on the cinegraph link below to see the cover in living, moving color… CINEGRAPH “Laura Frantz surely dances when she writes: the words sweep across the page with a gentle rhythm and a sure step. Her characters in Love’s Fortune are sympathetic, yet flawed, making them …