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Tease from Lela Bay’s Mud & Mistletoe

Clarissa is used to the privilege that comes with power. As the daughter of nobility, she is bored to attend the ball of a family friend at her country estate, … Continue reading

September 7, 2018

Lela Bay Announces A Pair of Sweet Regency Stories in Ruined Reputations

A sweet pair of Regency stories now available in Ruined Reputations from Lela Bay.

March 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Classical Inspiration in Regency

Novelists of every genre are frequently asked where their ideas come from, but the answer can be different for every story. Usually, it’s a combination of sources coming together to … Continue reading

July 26, 2017

How I Accidentally Wrote a Regency Novella

Okay, laugh, but it’s true. My Regency Novella Lord Harrington’s Lost Doe, was a total accident. This story is also a testament to how some little spec of an idea … Continue reading

May 25, 2017

Ruined Reputations Sneak Peek

A quick page from an upcoming Meant To Be romance.

April 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Respect for Mr. Woodhouse

When I am sick, I find myself very much like Mr. Woodhouse in Emma. Mr. Woodhouse: Cake! Surely you’re not serving cake at your wedding, Miss Taylor! Far too rich, you … Continue reading

March 31, 2017

Romance Rules and Washington Square

I am often asked as a romance writer if books have to have a happy ending to be considered romance. My answer is yes…except when they don’t. Seems quite contradictory, … Continue reading

March 2, 2017