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Alexa Rivers | Author Reader Match: A PLACE TO BELONG
Author Guest / September 15, 2021

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Alexa Rivers! WRITES Steamy small-town romance. I love writing about families, communities, and the emotional rollercoaster that leads to a heartfelt happily ever after. My latest release, A PLACE TO BELONG, book #2 in the multi-author Blue Collar Romance series is out in stores on 10 September 2021. ABOUT THE AUTHOR The only thing I love as much as reading is chocolate. However, my husband and dog come a close second and third. I met my husband at the end of my first year of university, when we both worked for a summer at McDonalds. On our first day, he cracked a dirty joke and I was the only one who laughed. That’s how he knew he had to lock me down. When we’re not in a Covid world, I enjoy travel. I live in New Zealand, so it’s a long flight from here to anywhere and it’s nice to see outside the borders of my beautiful country. I wrote my first book when I…

Julia Justiss | History ReFreshed: Glitter and Glamour
Author Guest / September 15, 2021

Whether it’s heiresses vying to catch the eye of English aristocrats during the London Season, the American wealthy of the Gilded Age, or the glitter of Hollywood stars, there is an endless fascination with the lives of the rich and famous.  This month’s selection of novels offers up titillating glimpses into the worlds of both fictional and fictionalized denizens of high society and Hollywood royalty. We begin with the wholly fictional in THE SEASON by Charlotte Bingham, which presents the battle for titled husbands from the point of view not just of the debutantes, but also through the eyes of their ambitious mothers and sponsors.  Old friends Portia and Emily join forces to present their daughters Phyllis and Edith, both mothers determined their offspring will snag the interest of a future duke.  At the same time, their old enemy Daisy, whose extravagance and excesses have forced her to take a position as sponsor for an American heiress who needs the proper entrée to Society, is maneuvering to have her girl from across the sea claim the coveted prize of a duke’s hand.  Determined not to be simply the pawns of their mothers, Phyllis and Edith have hatched plans of their…