Dear Risky friends, I’ve been on this blog since its very beginnings, way back in 2005 (I think) when Megan Frampton and I met up at a conference and decided that since we were both about to publish books that … Continue reading
Author Archives: Janet Mullany
Here’s a post from a few years ago, edited and recycled. It’s peach season and I’ve been eating lots of them. Yum. Peaches have been around for a long, long time, from China to Europe via the Silk Road, to … Continue reading
A retreat. Sylvan peace and lots of writing. Sort of. That’s what I was doing last week, at a writers’ retreat in NC (and I have to say it, but the south is weird. Just weird. Sorry, y’all. But that’s … Continue reading
I went on a field trip yesterday with a bunch of museum/history geeks to Sotterley Plantation, in Hollywood. (No, not that Hollywood. The one in Maryland.) It’s on the Patuxent River and is the only tidewater plantation open to the … Continue reading
Kira, congratulations! You have won a free download of Ingrid Hahn’s To Win A Lady’s Heart. Thank you, everyone for visiting and participating.
Here are a few discoveries from around the web today. First, two of the few remaining seventeenth century houses in London have been given Grade II listings. They’re on Denmark Street in Soho, and would first have been middle class … Continue reading
Today I’m very excited to welcome debut author Ingrid Hahn to the Riskies with her book To Win a Lady’s Heart. Welcome, Ingrid and congratulations! England, 1811. When John Merrick, the Earl of Corbeau, is caught in a locked storeroom … Continue reading
Bizarrely shown on three cable channels, A&E, Lifetime, and History, the BBC’sÂ adaptation of War and Peace seems to have come and gone without much notice. And it deserves a lot of attention because this is one of the most … Continue reading
And we have winners! Lorraine, Ana, Lauren and Marty You have received an email from me. Please respond! Thanks everyone for visiting and participating. Happy new year!
I don’t know about you but I’ve become a bit jaded about Pride & Prejudice retellings. All that marital bliss, all that Darcy-Firth-wet shirt angsty goodness, but none of the wit and snarkiness of our dear Jane’s original. Until that … Continue reading