Lady Julia Grey

In which we look back at SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY

on November 11, 2014

Since this is the month we bid farewell to Julia–at least for  now!–I thought we would celebrate with a look back at some of the exclusive extras I’ve written that aren’t available in the print books. Feel free to add your own favorite memories of Julia, Nicholas, and the gang of unruly Marches in the…

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In which we continue to celebrate Julia Grey

on November 6, 2014

Since this is the month we bid farewell to Julia–at least for  now!–I thought we would celebrate with a look back at some of the exclusive extras I’ve written that aren’t available in the print books. Feel free to add your own favorite memories of Julia, Nicholas, and the gang of unruly Marches in the…

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In which we’re celebrating Julia

on November 4, 2014

Since this is the month we bid farewell to Julia–at least for  now!–I thought we would celebrate with a look back at some of the exclusive extras I’ve written that aren’t available in the print books. Feel free to add your own favorite memories of Julia, Nicholas, and the gang of unruly Marches in the…

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In which we’re talking the Vespiary

on August 7, 2014

We’re doing reader questions this month, and MP Vadel wrote: So, the Vespiary series. I have absolutely delighted in the development of this series, and even more so, in how the Lady Julia series and this new series have been woven together. Was this something that naturally happened once you thought about writing about another…

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In which Julia writes a letter

on November 21, 2013

If Theodora gets a chance to share her correspondence, then surely Julia must. Here is a letter from Julia written to her sister, Portia, shortly before her marriage to Sir Edward Grey. It’s a little peek into life before Nicholas…   Somewhere in the Lake District, perhaps Ambleside? June 1880   My dearest Portia,  …

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In which it is almost Midsummer…

on October 25, 2013

No, your calendar isn’t wrong, but it’s very nearly time for MIDSUMMER NIGHT, the newest Lady Julia novella! November 1 is pub day, and I am beyond excited about this one. Why? Read on and find out… Midsummer in England–an auspicious time for a wedding. Brisbane has taken charge of the music. Julia has, perhaps…

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In which you might want to make your house smell like Bellmont Abbey

on October 22, 2013

When the holidays are upon them, the Marches like to celebrate in style, blending old traditions with new excess. One of the oldest traditions for them is the making of seasonal potpourri. Here is Aunt Hermia’s own recipe to make your house smell like Bellmont Abbey from the novella SILENT NIGHT: Aunt Hermia’s Recipe for…

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In which it’s novella time!

on October 21, 2013

Since we’ve revisited all of the novels, it’s time to give the novellas some love! First off, here are answers to a few FAQs regarding the novellas: 1. Are they available in print editions? Short answer, no. 2. Will they ever BE available in print editions? Short answer, I hope so! It’s up to my…

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In which we’re wrapping up THE DARK ENQUIRY

on October 4, 2013

It’s time to relax with something to drink and a nice stack of books that all tie to THE DARK ENQUIRY. For Gypsies and Spiritualism: *GYPSY MAGIC Patrinella Cooper *TALKING TO THE DEAD Barbara Weisberg *OTHER POWERS Barbara Goldsmith *SPOOK Mary Roach *THE DARKENED ROOM Alex Owen *A HISTORY OF GHOSTS Aykroyd & Narth For…

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In which it’s bonus day for THE DARK ENQUIRY

on October 3, 2013

Today’s bonus piece is a little different. I wrote a paragraph I later cut from the manuscript for reasons I can no longer remember. But I saved it, and I’m posting it here today. It’s one of Julia’s reflective moments, a chance for her to ponder the differences between herself and her husband–differences so wide…

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