Date Night Dinners • Review

Screen Shot 2018-07-02 at 7.56.23 AMWhen I was given a copy of Date Night Dinners (Meals To Make Together For a Romantic Evening) by Sloane Taylor, I was worried about my ability to write a proper review. I’m not a great cook. I make the same few dishes, over and over again, because they are simple, don’t require a lot of prep time, and always turn out well. Furthermore, since I know the author is a frequent contributor to Divine Magazine, I suspected the recipes were way beyond my ability.

As I started to flip through the pages of Date Night Dinners, however, my anxiety eased. Not only were there a broad variety of categories from which to choose, the recipes were both straightforward and easy enough, even for me.

For this review, my husband and I actually made one of the side dishes, Homemade Applesauce, and we were thrilled with the results. I altered the recipe by adding cinnamon and omitting most of the sugar, and it still tasted absolutely scrumptious. Even my dubious 19-year-old son ate a bowl and asked if there was any left!

I put together a video of the experience, to show how easy and fun it was. Date Night Dinners (arrow1twistingclick HERE for preview) is available both in ebook and paperback format, and I encourage you to give it a try. Two thumbs up! ~ Suzanne

Beach Reads • Historical Romance

In honor of Summer Solstice, more colloquially regarded as the advent of beach season, I’ve put together a 30-second Beach Reads video which I hope you will enjoy. All of my historical romance books are available for the Kindle. I have a more limited selection of audio books, and as of now only Spinster and The Mannequin are available in paperback. Please let me know in the comments section if you’d like to see other titles made available in paperback.  🙂

– Suzanne

#Free • The Mannequin • Victorian Romance

sgrmannequin6x9My bestselling Victorian romance, The Mannequin, is a free Kindle download, Friday June 8th through Sunday, June 10th. Go HERE to get your freebie and please tell a friend.

Blurb: When she was a poor country girl in a hand-me-down dress, Rosamund saved the Duke of Swanhaven from the brink of despair…only to fall in love with him. Now a celebrated mannequin for an exclusive London dressmaker, her glamorous life is empty without the man to whom she gave her heart. Can a beastly duke and a beautiful mannequin ever find a fairy-tale ending?

To read an excerpt, click HERE

 

 

 

 

Accent on Romance Giveaway!

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UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS TO MY WINNER, JENNY H.

Do you like games where the odds are ever in your favor? Goarrow1twisting HERE to enter the Accent on Romance Rafflecopter Giveaway. There are eight $25 Amazon gift cards up for grabs, as well as signed paperback novels for three lucky winners (US only)! I’ve donated a signed paperback copy of bestselling Spinster to the mix, so get your entry in now!

spinster36Staring down life as an old maid, newly jilted Clare flees to a country home she’s inherited from her grandmother. She doesn’t count on clashing with her handsome neighbor, whose gentlemanly manners and education are at odds with his workingman’s image. As their relationship unfolds, however, she discovers the mysterious Meriweather Holcroft is not at all what he appears to be.

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Steals & Deals on Featured Books

Finding Home: Free 

Creatus: Free

Wedding Bell Blues: 99c.

Flicker of Light: 99c

Duke of a Gilded Age: 99c

Time for Honesty: 99c

This Piece of My Heart: Free 

The Diary: 99c.

#Sale • DUKE OF A GILDED AGE

DOGATwittercardThis sweet Victorian romance is on sale this week (UK and US).  From Tuesday, April 17th through Monday, April 23rd, snag a Kindle copy of Duke of a Gilded Age for only $0.99!

Blurb: When American-born Wesley Parker inherits a dukedom in 1890, he must learn to be an aristocrat. Assigned to the task is his attorney’s daughter, prim Belle Oakhurst. As they travel to England together on a luxurious ocean liner, their tempestuous relationship encounters more than rough seas. Although Wesley is increasingly attracted to Belle, she is already engaged. While Belle begins to regret her hasty promise to marry, she is bound by honor and duty to keep her pledge. Furthermore, a thoughtless fabrication on her part threatens to expose her as a liar. Neither Wesley nor Belle can foresee that their voyage across the Atlantic will be fraught with peril, and will cost more than one man his life.

Go HERE to download Duke of a Gilded Age and enjoy!

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Spinster • #free with Amazon Prime

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As part of its Prime Membership program, Amazon makes certain books free to read for a limited period of time. I’m honored to announce Spinster has been selected to be one such book. To read a sample, click HERE, or go directly to the book’s page on Amazon HERE.

Enjoy! ~ Suzanne

 

Rafflecopter Giveaway

All manner of goodies are up for grabs at the EBookBetty/eNovel Authors Giveaway!

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Book Deals & Steals!

Go HERE to see some great book steals and deals from participating authors…including an upcoming book steal from Yours Truly.

$0.99 • Wednesday, 3/21 – Sunday, 3/25 only!

Amazon US HERE • Amazon UK HERE

What are Amazon readers saying about Ruse & Romance?

“From the first paragraph you’re hooked. Wonderfully written, no vulgarity, and none is needed. The author has a way of making you feel as if you are there with them. Fantastic read!” – Amazon Customer

“This was an intriguing and very enjoyable book. When I find a Regency romance author who makes me laugh out loud, I know that I have found a new favorite writer!” – Kindle Customer

 

Megasale • March Madness • Clean & Wholesome Victorian Romance

It’s time for March madness.  If you’ve read The Mannequin, A Gift for Lara, Larken, or Ruse & Romance, you’re in luck because their sequels are now on sale this week (U.S. & U.K.) for $0.99 apiece. Click on the links to be taken to Amazon, and happy reading! ~ Suzanne

cropped-photofunia-1464694336.jpgGrace Unmasked (Book Two of The Mannequin Series)

On the heels of an unjust accusation, Grace flees from her country village to the anonymity of London. Although she intends to seek sanctuary with her cousin Joe Fiddick, she discovers he’s also suffered a setback and needs more help than she can offer. Desperate, she solicits assistance from Joe’s friend–the notorious rake, Lord Henley. Will the price of the handsome baron’s help be more than she’s willing to pay?

GiftforFionaSGRA Gift for Fiona (Book Two of the Love Letter Series)

With one sister married and another soon to be engaged, Fiona Robinson worries she’ll be on the shelf. She pins her hopes on a handsome viscount, but his unexpected proposal to another girl hands her a stinging and demoralizing defeat. A new acquaintance awakens all her senses—until she realizes he’s related to the girl who stole her beau. On the heels of her public humiliation, should Fiona instead consider marriage to a much older man whom she could never love?

Fiona’s unconventional, earthy looks and mischievous personality appeal to Rory Braithwaite much more than any other woman he’s ever met. Unfortunately, his sister has been the means of ruining Fiona’s happiness. Can he convince Fiona of his sincerity before she makes a mistake she’ll regret for the rest of her life…and his?

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Five years after his supposed death, Theo King has returned to Graceling Hall…but a mystery remains. A stranger is buried in his grave, and nobody knows if his death was accidental…or murder. As Theo resumes his former life, the dead man’s sister shows up on his doorstep to hold him accountable. If he helps this Irish spitfire solve the mystery, will she finally leave him in peace?

sgrRake6x9NEWcoverERake & Romance (The Beaucroft Girls Book Two)

Juliet’s plans to wed Lord Elbourne come to naught when she discovers he’s obliged to wed an heiress instead. To salvage her dignity, she enters into a ruse with the heiress’s brother, whom she views as a rake. Unfortunately, he’s also the most attractive man she’s ever met.

Cody Gryphon will do anything to see his sister Stephanie wed to Lord Elbourne, including entering into a temporary engagement with her romantic rival. Although he intends to return to Texas as soon as his sister is wed, he finds it increasingly difficult to resist Juliet’s charms.

Can a rake and a debutante find their happily ever after?

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