Monday, 3 July 2017

Author post and Giveaway: Elizabeth Michels

Today I have Elizabeth Michels over for a post :)
Welcome!
At the end you can win a copy of her previous novel.

Don’t you just love curling up with a good book and disappearing into another world for a while?

My favorite world to escape into is England in the 1800s! I love getting to experience the life of ladies as they twirl the night away at a ball, to see the sights through their eyes, to *hopefully* sidestep at least a few of the dangers of the time, and to find love with a handsome gentleman along the way.

I’ve always been a bit of a history and architecture geek. I remember telling my parents when I was a kid that I wanted to be an archeologist *and* one of the Rockettes when I grew up…at the same time. I would dig to find pieces of ancient civilizations by day and high kick with my red lipstick on by night. Life hasn’t quite turned out the way I envisioned it at age 5. But I am excited that I get to write historical romance and submerge myself in my favorite period of history every day. And, I get to do it while wearing red lipstick if I want to. (Kick line not included.)

How did I stumble into this career path? I became interested in writing historical romance after years of being an avid reader of the genre. I still remember the day I stepped into my local bookstore in search of a new book. Of course I’d walked through those doors many times before, but that day in 2006 I found a book that changed my life.

Until then I wasn’t a romance reader, and certainly not an avid historical romance reader. I’ve always been one to have a book around, but I read across multiple genres without any particular favorite. Whatever caught my eye, I would pick up and dive into. I blame this entirely on growing up in the country. In a home where my only choices in books were my brother’s science fiction novels, and my mom’s cozy murder mysteries, I was just happy to have something to read, anything to read. But then when I was in my late 20s, I saw a book with a cover depicting a ship at sea. Bold blue skies, sails billowing in the wind, and a lady in a pink dress all seemed to beg me to pick up the book to investigate. It was Johanna Lindsey’s Captive of My Desires. That was the day I dove into historical romance novels and I’ve never looked back. I fell in love with the escape these stories provide in a location close to my heart—England!

When it was time to choose a place to set my stories I couldn’t think of a better place to submerge myself on a daily basis than England’s Regency Era. I mean, who wouldn’t want to live in an early 1800s world? …A fictional world, that is. Every day, I get to enjoy the setting, entertainment and fashion of the Regency Era while in front of my laptop, in my air conditioned house, after having used my hair dryer. It’s the life!

The romanticism of carriage rides, ball gowns, and dashing gentlemen! This a world I could live within forever. I hope you enjoy the 3rd book in the Spare Heirs series, THE WICKED HEIR—carriage rides, ball gowns and dashing gentlemen included at no extra cost. *Big smiles and a Rockette inspired high kick*

What is your favorite genre of romance novel?

Giveaway:
A copy of The rebel heir
US only
Ends June 8th
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Elizabeth Michels is the award-winning author of the Tricks of the Ton series and the new Spare Heirs series. She attended Park University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Interior Design.  This Historical Romance author enjoys living in a lake-side town in North Carolina with her husband and son. Elizabeth is a lover of happily-ever-afters, laughter, and things that are sparkly. Tiara optional while reading, but highly recommended. 

Find her online!
Twitter: @SouthernTart


ABOUT THE BOOK


Title: The Wicked Heir
Author: Elizabeth Michels
Series: Spare Heirs, #3
ISBN: 9781492621393
Pub Date: July 4, 2017
Genre: Historical Romance


The Spare Heirs Society Cordially Invites You to Meet Fallon St. James: The Mastermind

When the love of Lady Isabelle Fairlyn’s life is betrothed to her twin sister, Isabelle vows to find a suitable replacement before the end of the season. He must be a talented dancer, have a keen fashion sense, and be perfectly dashing in every way.

Fallon St. James is the farthest thing from perfectly anything. As head of the secretive Spare Heirs Society, he must stick to the shadows…even as Isabelle’s friendship pulls him reluctantly into the light. But when Isabelle gets involved with the one man who could destroy Spares, Fallon must decide between protecting his life’s work—or risking everything to save the woman whose warm smile leaves him breathless.




16 comments:

  1. Historical Romance is my go-to. :)

    Count me in! carolerae4488@gmail.com

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  2. Wow great author chat. I love historical romance too and who doesn't love England in the 1800s.
    Thanks

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  3. I started out reading historical but now my go to genre is paranormal romance.

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  4. I love curling up with a good historical romance :)

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  5. Oh this looks good and I do love a good historical romance!

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  6. I've been enjoying Historical Romances the best lately :)

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  7. An archeologist and a rockette? Interesting career choices. I hope though that you love your career as an author even more.

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  8. thanks for sharing, it was really interesting. I really wanted to be an archeologist too

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  9. I love Historical romance set in England - from Medieval onward, and who doesn't love those Regency balls?!

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  10. Oh I meant to start these! Cool she's in my state!

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  11. I love Regency London. Lovely interview :)

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  12. Lovely post. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Count me in! I really enjoy contemporary, historical, and paranormal romances. Loved the post!

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