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The London House by Katherine Reay—A Review

From the desk of Syrie James I love historical fiction, women's fiction, and novels with multiple timelines. It’s a challenging...
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Haunting Halloween Giveaway!

Dear Readers, ‘Tis the season for things that go bump in the night! To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the...
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DOWN A DARK RIVER by Karen Odden — A Review

From the desk of Syrie James I’m always up for a good Victorian murder mystery, and I was excited to...
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A Cover Reveal and Preview of Bloomsbury Girls, by Natalie Jenner

Hello dear readers, I have the great pleasure to share a first look at the next historical fiction novel from...
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Victorian Capes and Cloaks: A Dramatic Fashion Statement

  When I was writing my novel Dracula, My Love, I came to a crossroads and knew I was in...
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Victorian Gothic Giveaway! Amazon Gift Card + Dracula, My Love + John Eyre

Hello dear readers! I’m so excited to introduce you to bestselling historical romance novelist Mimi Matthews, whose Gothic suspense novel,...
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John Eyre: A Tale of Darkness and Shadow, by Mimi Matthews—A Review

From the desk of Syrie James When I heard that John Eyre was a gender-swapping version of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane...
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Authors’ Chat with Natalie Jenner and Syrie James on The Jane Austen Society

  Hello dear readers! I'm delighted to share this video interview between me and the fabulously talented author Natalie Jenner...
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Book Giveaway: Signed Copy of Jane Austen’s First Love

  Hello dear readers, To celebrate the launch of my new website, I’m giving away a signed copy of Jane...
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Midsummer’s Eve Magic & Traditions

Midsummer's Eve bonfire celebration   Hello dear readers, Midsummer's Day is almost here! It's full of...