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Once Upon a Page A Shadowing London Book Coming September 2017 The most dangerous thing a lady can possess is a profession. Ten years ago, Penelope Paiget promised she’d wait for Samuel Black. But ten years ago, she was only a genteel impoverished paid companion, forced into service after her father’s death revealed his insurmountable… more

London March 1833 Lady Emily Black liked presents. It wasn’t that she always expected to receive presents nor did she expect everyone to bring her presents when calling on her.  It was just comforting to think about presents and what might be forthcoming. Like the anticipation on a rainy day.  There were so many possibilities… more

April 1826 London “You are not at all concerned your wife will find out?” Alec stood in the bedchamber of one of London’s most refined and most adventurous widows and casually replaced the stopper in the decanter of brandy.  He set it carefully down on the gold-plated tray that seemed rather ostentatious even to him. … more