Enjoy excerpts from all of historical romance author Jessie Clever’s Regency romance novels, historical fiction, women’s fiction, and contemporary romance books.
This week found me in the mood for a real paperback book, so I selected several from the shelf and began losing myself in the creamy, slightly rough pages of an honest to goodness real book. Here are some of the victims. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Seeing as how the movie has already… more
When She Knows: Franconia Notch Trilogy Book One “But fraud for a defense contractor is serious. You don’t want to defend your reputation as a provider to our armed forces?” It took him a minute to realize that clicking noise was her following him over the pavement. He spun around, his arms coming up once… more
Enjoy an excerpt from the book that started it all… Son of a Duke April 1815 Eleanora stood for a moment by the refreshment table as she gathered her thoughts about her once more. It was not everyday that she inadvertently mingled with duchesses and earls in quite such proximity in the middle of a… more
When She Falls: Franconia Notch Trilogy Book Two “I kissed you, Ms. Baxter. You needn’t stand there biting off your tongue in shame.” He grabbed another paper towel, ran it along the back of his neck. “I just wanted to see if the woman I married was still inside of this cool, matronly woman who… more
At the end of A Countess Most Daring, we learned of the death of Richard Black, the Duke of Lofton. Or did we? London August 1815 He had grown so accustomed to the sound of gunfire that he did not hear the shot that was meant to kill him. This would have worried Richard Black,… more
This week we hear from our heroine, Irene Bell. In case you missed last week’s excerpt, you can find it here. Friday, 25 May 1900 These are real trees. They grow in the ground and sway in the air. They don’t grow out of cobblestone and sway in the smog. They chose to grow here.… more
Shake Down Your Ashes, releasing June 24, 2014, is wildly different from my other work. It is told in the first person from two different perspectives. To give you an idea of what the story is like, I will share two excerpts on the blog. This week, we start with the perspective of the hero,… more