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October 12, 2019
And speaking of cool and cozy autumn evenings… Don’t forget to use the code BNPTARTAN50 to get half-off the $3.99 price for Tartan Two-Step at Barnes and Noble. I’ve also discounted that title in the web store for those who aren’t Nookish.
October 5, 2019
On the blog this week, I’m singing the praises of curiosity, a quality that can help us live longer and have more joy. Add your comment for a shot at a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card. (Consolation prize: Half off Tartan Two-Step at B&N, discount code BNPTARTAN50, and in the web store.)
September 28, 2019
After three weeks of travel, I’m home and blogging about my wandering. I’m also giving away three e-ARCs of Love and Other Perils, so leave your comment here.
On the blog…
September 21, 2019
October 12, 2019 • Grace's Most Recent Blog Post
And here we are, thanks to a merciful Deity, once again in my favorite season of the year. Summer is my least fave, sorry to say, mostly because of the humidity and bugs, which are abundant in Maryland and can run from May to late September. The bugs are awful. At one point, I was sporting a brown recluse bite on one arm and a European hornet bite (“not very aggressive,” my bloomin’ aspidistra) on the other. Phooey! A couple weeks back, we went from mid-90s and yucky one day, to low-40s and wonderful the … Continue reading
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“Children, much less three children and one of them a female, will not do.” More strongly than that, Hessian Kettering could not put his sentiments, not in the presence of his niece. “I have no patience with noise, drama, or dirt, while children delight in all of the foregoing.”
Worth Kettering passed Hessian the baby, whose charming attributes included a penchant for batting at the noses of unsuspecting uncles.
“Lord Evers’s will names you as guardian of all three,” Worth said, pouring himself a fresh glass of lemonade. “Unless you want to tangle with Chancery—at considerable expense, I might add—then you have become the legal authority over three children. The boys will remain at school for the rest of the term, and for the girl, you simply hire a governess or two.”