We’ve been busy in the last couple of days: a walking tour of Royal London, and an afternoon of beach combing on the Thames at low tide, much as Maggie and Lizzie might have done, looking for anything interesting. I found a clay pipe stem and a fossil of a starfish, which wouldn’t have interested them at all, but pleased me. Couldn’t keep them, though … There’s a bacteria in the water that’s fatal and the guide had us wear rubber gloves to do our muck raking (see where that word comes from?). I got a bit spooked and left my plunder for the river.
The Rogue to Ruin Rogues of St. Just Book 1
He has a title and a bad reputation, but no money. She has money and has just been banned from Almack's for knowing him. One good ruination deserves another ...
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Swan Cottage A Magnificent Devices novella
Buying a house in the country is not as easy as a man might think. Especially a man with a past. And a woman with a future.
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Shelley Adina is the author of 24 novels published by Harlequin, Warner, and Hachette, and a dozen more published by Moonshell Books, Inc., her own independent press. She writes steampunk, contemporary romance, and young adult fiction, and as Adina Senft, writes women’s fiction set among the Amish and other plain communities. She holds an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, and is earning a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in the UK. She won the Romance Writers of America RITA Award® for Best Inspirational Novel in 2005, was a finalist in 2006, and in 2009 was a Christy Award finalist. When she’s not writing, Shelley is usually quilting, sewing historical costumes, or hanging out in the garden with her flock of rescued chickens.