Historical Fiction Unpacked

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I really enjoyed my time on HISTORICAL FICTION UNPACKED despite being camera & microphone shy:) It’s always fun talking books with another bibliophile. Alison has a voice made for audio & asks all the right questions. Have a wee listen as my new hero might say. Just click on the link below… Podcast

Tidewater Bride Pinterest Board

Laura Frantz Books, Heroes and Heroines, Historical Fiction, Reading, Uncategorized

I’ve often wished adult fiction had illustrations. Pinterest is the next best thing. If you’re looking for visuals that bring the novel to life, please visit the board I’ve unlocked which was secret during the writing of this Tidewater tale. You’ll see the inspiration for our heroine, Selah Hopewell, & other characters & scenes from the novel. Imagination is a …

Reading Gifts

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One of my favorite gifts to give and receive are books. I’ve read so many over the years that sometimes they blur in my mind and I can’t recall the details. But some stand out despite the wear and tear of time. I’ve gathered a few gems that might inspire your own reading list or round out your gift giving …


Laura Frantz Home, My Kentucky Kitchen, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Strawberry Pretzel Salad Happy almost Thanksgiving! If I could I’d love to learn what’s on your holiday menu this year, both Thanksgiving & Christmas. Here at our house we bring out the best china and glassware and heirloom silverware and set the table in advance. Sometimes days in advance. This year we’re feasting on a smoked turkey, cornbread stuffing/dressing, mashed …

Thankful for Readers Giveaway

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The other day I was in the car with my husband running errands around town. I’d left my phone at home but needed to reply to someone on social media so borrowed his phone to do that. When I accessed my Facebook account I saw nearly 100 Top Fans who’ve claimed that badge on my page, something that is usually …


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Excited to share that Baker Book House has Tidewater Bride on sale with free shipping! Just follow the link  below to preorder. Thank you! Preorder

Autumn Wrap

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My kitchen changes with the seasons and this wrap seems to match autumn so well. Healthy and delicious and out of the ordinary. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 medium acorn squash (unpeeled), cubed 6 ounces applewood-smoked bacon (in one piece), cubed 6 leaves sage, chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 4 whole chives, chopped 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons …


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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] So happy to share this pre~sale from my publisher & Baker Book House. For those who’ve preordered, you keep me writing. Many thanks! Tidewater Bride Pre-order [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]