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.

Enjoy an Excerpt from Once Upon a Vow, a Sweet Historical Romance Coming March 2018

Once Upon a Vow Shadowing London Book Two Coming March 2018 When her thoughts turned to arson, Jane Black knew it was going to be a very long season. It was only the invariably delightful personality of Madame LaFevre that had Jane discarding ideas of burning down the woman’s dress shop as a means of …

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Enjoy an Excerpt from Once Upon a Page, a Sweet Historical Romance

London March 1833 The day began much as any other day. With murder, of course. From The Adventures of Miss Melanie Merkett, Private Inquisitor Penelope Paiget was skilled at a great many things.  Hiding dead bodies was not one of them. She had returned to Wickshire Place at half six that morning as was her …

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Enjoy an Excerpt from To Be a Debutante

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 …

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Enjoy an Excerpt from To Be a Duke

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.  …

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Enjoy an Excerpt from When She Knows, a Contemporary Romance

When She Knows Franconia Notch Series  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 …

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