Autumn Masquerade (A Timeless Regency Antholgoy Collection #1) by Josi S. Kilpack, Donna Hatch, and Nancy Campbell Allen
About the Book
Join three bestselling Regency romance authors, Josi S. Kilpack, Donna Hatch, and Nancy Allen, for three new Regency romance novellas in AUTUMN MASQUERADE.
A MERRY DANCE by Josi S. Kilpack. When Lila overhears her uncle talking about a man coming to look for property in the county, she doesn’t think twice, until her uncle says he hopes Lila will find enough interest to marry the man. How can she marry someone named Mortimer Luthford, not to mention that his advanced age of thirty-three, and especially since she’s already in love with her absent cousin Neville? But when Mortimer arrives, Lila has to try every trick known to women to act not interested in the rather fascinating man, which proves a very difficult façade to maintain.
UNMASKING THE DUKE by Donna Hatch. The last thing Hannah Palmer wants to do is flirt with men in a crowded ballroom, but when her sister throws a Masquerade Ball, Hannah can’t say no to the invitation and takes comfort behind a mask. She dances with a charming masked man, matching him wit for wit. When the glorious evening culminates in a kiss, and the two remove their masks, Hannah is horrified to discover the man she’s been flirting with all night is her most despised neighbor, the Duke of Suttenberg. No matter how charming the duke was at the ball, and how wonderful the kiss, he is the last man she’d ever accept. Deleted Scene
WHAT’S IN A NAME by Nancy Campbell Allen. Penelope Timely has a terrible secret. She’s been writing letters to the Duke of Wilmington, pretending to be her ever-proper twin sister, Persephone. Now, the duke has written that he’ll be coming for the Autumn Masquerade Ball and Festival. Penelope will have to continue the charade while the duke is in town in order to protect her sister. The Duke of Wilmington isn’t fooled for a moment, but instead of confessing that he knows about the deception, he finds himself utterly charmed by Penelope and jumps into the game of deception to see how far the twin sisters will take it.
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About the Authors
Josie S. Kilpack
Josie S. Kilpack is the author of more than twenty novels, which include women’s fiction, romance, mystery, and suspense. Wedding Cake, the final book in her Sadie Hoffmiller culinary mystery series was released in December 2014, and her Regency romance novels A Heart Revealed and Lord Fenton’s Folly were released in 2015.
Josi and her husband, Lee, are the parents of four children and live in Northern Utah. In addition to writing, Josi Northern Utah. In addition to writing, Josi loves to read, bake, and travel. She’s completed six half marathons to date, but may never run another because now she hates running and does hot yoga instead.
Donna Hatch is the award-winning author of the best-selling “Rogue Hearts Series.” She discovered her writing passion at the tender age of 8 and has been listening to those voices ever since. A sought-after workshop presenter, she juggles her day job, freelance editing, multiple volunteer positions, not to mention her six children (seven, counting her husband), and still manages to make time to write. Yes, writing IS an obsession. A native of Arizona, she and her husband of over twenty years are living proof that there really is a happily ever after.
Nancy Campbell Allen
Nancy Campbell Allen (N.C. Allen) is the author of 11 published novels, which encompass a variety of genres from contemporary romantic suspense to historical fiction. Her Civil War series, Faith of our Fathers, won the Utah Best of State award in 2005 and all three of her historicals featuring Isabelle Web, Pinkerton spy, have been nominated for the Whitney Award. Her formal schooling includes a B.S. in Elementary Education from Weber State University and she has worked as a freelance editor, contributing to the recent release, We Knew Howard Hughes, by Jim Whetton.
Nancy served as the Teen Writers Conference chair in 2011 and 2012, and has presented a numerous conferences and events since her initial publications in 1999 with Covenant Communications. Her agent is Pam Van Hylckama Vlieg of Foreword literary, and she is currently writein a seris of Gothic Steampunk novels and other short novellas. Nancy loves to read, write, travel and research, and enjoys spending time laughing with family and friends. She and her husband have three children, and she lives in Ogden, Utah with her family and one very large Siberian Husky named Thor.
Authors Josie S. Kilpack, Donna Hatch, and Nancy Allen come together to create a fun new series in the Timeless Regency Collection, with Autumn Masquerade being book one in the series. Three different stories by three different authors, all taking place during the regency time period. These exciting new novellas are filled with enjoyable characters, as well as charmingly written stories that readers will thoroughly enjoy. I would recommend this novella collection to readers that adore the Timeless Romance Anthology Collection, as well as historical fiction regency fiction.
Series: Timeless Regency Collection
Genre: historical fiction; regency; romance
Publisher: Mirror Press
Publication date: October 1, 2015
Number of pages: 300
Other books in the series:
2-A Midwinter Ball (Coming December 2015)
3-Spring in Hyde Park (Coming March 2016)
4-Summer House Party (Coming June 2016)
5-A Country Christmas (Coming October 2016)
A review copy of this novel was provided by author Donna Hatch, Min Reads and Reviews, H.B. Moore Fans, as well as Ebooks for Review.
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