My Inspiration for Lady Charlotte

I had a great time writing Lady Charlotte, which is a tit-for-tat relationship between Albert Beckett and Charlotte Rutherford.  Cedric, Charlotte’s cousin, thinks her behavior is an embarrassment to the extended family and sets out on a bid to reform her ways. He chooses Albert Beckett to take on that task, who you will soon find out spouts an awful lot about what constitutes good society. So, where did I get all this stuffy fluff about Read More

Building a Story Around History

My life would be so much easier if I just wrote in the twenty-first century where I’m familiar with everything around me.  I can see why contemporary authors often pound out book after book of modern love stories.  Unless they are focused on some particular subject, research is pretty much quick and easy. I’m sure in some cases, it’s not needed.  The only book I’ve been lucky enough to write with little effort is my Read More

The Price of Passion – What Was I Thinking?

Let’s face it, sometimes you read a book and have expectations. As an author, I understand that many of my readers have held expectations as to the outcome of my characters in The Legacy Series. A few have found fault about the paths I led them down while others have enjoyed them nevertheless. Like people in real life, we expect certain things out of characters. Their behavior can disappoint us or thrill us, depending on Read More