Posts Categorized: Book Excerpts

Enjoy excerpts from all of historical romance author Jessie Clever’s Regency romance novels, historical fiction, women’s fiction, and contemporary romance books.

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