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

      Miss Nora and Nathan already?  Here’s a little something from them in For Love of the Earl: Book Two of the Spy Series. Unbeknownst to our hero and heroine in the port of Dover Also at the same moment Nathan grabbed the back of his wife’s coat before she could move out… more

The English Channel April 1815 Sarah shoved her elbow into him, pushing him farther against the wall. So Alec shoved back, sending his wife off the bunk and onto the grimy, disgusting floor of their prison on the ship bound for France. Alec closed his eyes and prayed to every god he knew for patience.… more