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Welcome, and thanks for stopping by my little corner of the Internet! Here on this site, you'll find info and excerpts from my books, as well as photos and interesting facts about the real people and real places that are in them. And some historical recipes—yum! (Well, some of the recipes my daughter and I test turn out to be truly disgusting, but I only post the good ones!)
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My books can be read in any order, but all of them feature Chase family members, Ashcroft family members, or both. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence:
The Jewel Trilogy
1666 - AMETHYST (Colin Chase)
1667 - EMERALD (Jason Chase)
1668 - AMBER (Kendra Chase)
The Flower Trilogy
1673 - VIOLET (Ford Chase & Violet Ashcroft)
1677 - LILY (Lily Ashcroft)
1677 - ROSE (Rose Ashcroft)
The Temptations Trilogy
1815 - LOST IN TEMPTATION (Alexandra Chase)
1816 - TEMPTING JULIANA (Juliana Chase)
1817 - THE ART OF TEMPTATION (Corinna Chase)
FOREVERMORE (A Jewel Trilogy Novella set in 1677)
THE JEWEL TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
THE FLOWER TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
THE TEMPTATIONS TRILOGY - all three books in a specially priced boxed set
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Then the e-revolution did arrive—and there was no mistaking it. So in early 2010, wondering what all the fuss was about, I downloaded the free Kindle app on my phone. Heck, it was free, right? And I knew there were free public domain books (old out-of-copyright books, like Pride & Prejudice) that I could download from Amazon to try out. For a grand investment of zero dollars and a few minutes of my time, I could give this digital revolution a go. Then I'd be able to tell people I didn't like it based on actual experience instead of just my preconceptions.
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