Category Archives: Recommended Books

Author Treat: Jennifer Lowery

Hi All! Today we have a very special treat. Jennifer Lowery, author of contemporary romance Hard Core is here today to talk to us about herself and her book.  I first have to start off by saying that read and absolutely loved … Continue reading

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Speaking Erotically

A colleague invited me to speak on campus at NUIG for Shag Week. Or rather she suggested to the English Society, a student organisation, that they invite me — and they did! I thought this was rather nice. Of course they … Continue reading

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Interview with author Kit Marlowe

C. Margery Kempe here: Today I’m in Dundee to interview the historical romance writer, Kit Marlowe author of The Mangrove Legacy [now on Kindle!], The Big Splash and the on-going serial novel, Airships & Alchemy. Hello, Kit — and happy birthday … Continue reading

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Cover Artist S. L. Johnson

by C. Margery Kempe I am so happy to have as a guest today the fabulous artist S. L. Johnson, whom I know from way too many nights drinking at the Aloha Alcohula, dancing in various dives around Connecticut, tippling … Continue reading

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I Think I Have a Bad Case of “Whatchamacallit” by Debralee Mede

Imagine this:  A most evil, malignant and immortal wizard who throughout his villainous reign has plagued some with fear by acting like a “raging psychopath and sadist deriving pure amusement by inflicting pain on others.”  He does so without remorse: … Continue reading

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Alt.Fiction

C. Margery Kempe here. This is where I am this weekend! Tuesday I’ll be reading with Lucy Felthouse at the Leicester Library, 6pm. Alt.Fiction Festival 2011 25th-26th June QUAD, Market Place, Derby Saturday 25th June, 10am – Midnight Sunday 26th … Continue reading

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Beatrice & Benedick

What we really need isn’t a summer blockbuster, but a summer fling. The Wyndham‘s lively 80s-themed production of Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, as directed by Josie Rourke offers a sunnily irresistible brightness. Despite its self-deprecating title, this … Continue reading

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Wakeful London Dawn

I have found some interesting things in my research at the British Library, among them the lost notebook of Lady Caroline Whitcombe. She had been on the fringes of the Bloomsbury group, but never an accepted member of the coterie … Continue reading

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Ah, England!

Sometimes we have a home that is not the place we were born, but the place we return to time and again — where our feet naturally set out for when given the chance. For me this is England. So … Continue reading

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New Release: Dragger Ella

by C. Margery Kempe I’ve got a new release from Noble Romance tomorrow: Dragger Ella is another fairy tale romance set in the exotic world of – Connecticut?! Yep, I know that you usually expect exotic or historical settings, or … Continue reading

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