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09/13/2009 (10:34 pm)

New review for Midsummer Eve at Rookery End

Lexie over at Poisoned Rationality has written a lovely review of the Midsummer Eve at Rookery End short stories.  She described them as ‘magical’.    Thank you, Lexie!

To read the full review, click here.

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End cover

04/29/2009 (5:55 pm)

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End on Amazon

I’ve heard today that there are currently distribution issues in getting paperback copies of Midsummer at Rookery End via Amazon UK, Amazon.com and other on-line retailers.  It’s showing as out of stock or out of print.  The publisher is looking into this urgently and I’ll post again soon with an update.  In the meantime, Midsummer Eve at Rookery End can be ordered direct from E-scape Press Ltd as an e-book and paperback.

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End cover

04/23/2009 (1:10 am)

Sudbury Hall

I’ve blogged on Forromancereaders about my recent visit to Sudbury Hall.  Click here to read my post 🙂

04/12/2009 (1:04 pm)

Great review for Midsummer Eve short stories

The Midsummer Eve at Rookery End short story collection has received a fabulous review from Angie at Bookishly Attentive!

Visit my web page here to view an extract, or click here to view the full review on Bookishly Attentive.

04/05/2009 (11:14 am)

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Elaine on winning copies of The Paradise Will and Midsummer Eve at Rookery End in the March contest.  They will be on their way to you soon 🙂

I’ve received some great reader feedback already on the Midsummer Eve short stories so thanks to everyone who has contacted me.  It’s always intriguing to hear what readers like and which hero is their favourite! ;0)

Don’t forget that you can order the e-book and paperback versions of Midsummer Eve at Rookery End direct from the publishers E-scape Press Ltd. Just click here to go to straight to their web-site.

03/31/2009 (12:42 pm)

Publication day!

Today is publication day for my short story collection, Midsummer Eve at Rookery End.  You can order your e-book or paperback copy from E-scape Press Ltd, and the paperback edition from other on-line retailers 🙂

To win a signed copy of Midsummer Eve at Rookery End AND The Paradise Will, see my Contests and Extras page here.  Oh, and don’t forget that I love to hear from readers!  You can e-mail me on info@elizabethhanbury.com

I’ve blogged on Forromancereaders about researchers at the Mindlab International Consultancy at the University of Sussex, who have discovered that ‘reading can help reduce stress’.

So, why not de-stress by escaping to Midsummer Eve at Rookery End where you can immerse yourself in Regency romance? ;0)

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End cover

03/21/2009 (4:56 pm)

Win signed copies of The Paradise Will and Midsummer Eve at Rookery End!

For the chance to win a signed copy of The Paradise Will AND Midsummer Eve at Rookery End, see the new Contests and Extras page here.

The winner will be announced on the weekend of 4th/5th April 2009 🙂

Good luck!

03/14/2009 (11:53 pm)

ForRomanceReaders and more

I’ve blogged today on ForRomanceReaders about a new audiobook of Sylvester by Georgette Heyer, released on 1st July 2009.  This edition is read by Richard Armitage of North and South fame.  Take a look at FRR here to read full details.

Other news…Only 17 days to go until publication of the Midsummer Eve at  Rookery End short stories!   I’ve added a link to Escape Press Ltd’s web site on my links page.

Details coming in the next few days of how of you can win a signed copy of the Midsummer Eve at Rookery End paperback AND The Paradise Will

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End front cover

The Paradise Will book jacket

03/09/2009 (2:14 am)

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End publication date

As promised, here’s more news on my collection of three short stories, Midsummer Eve at Rookery End

Publication date will be 31st March 2009 and Midsummer Eve at Rookery End will be available in both e-book and paperback from E-scape Press Ltd.  Their web-site address is www.escapewithabook.com and the site will be going ‘live’ in the next few days.  I’ve had a sneak peak at the web-site and it looks great!

Price for the e-book will be just £2.79 and £4.99 for the paperback.  The e-book can be ordered and downloaded from E-scape in minutes 🙂

The paperback edition is also listed on Amazon UKAmazon.com and The Book Depository, although the price currently shown on Amazon is incorrect and will be updated to £4.99 soon.

Please note, though, that it’s best to order direct from E-scape Press as their delivery will be much quicker.

I’m really excited about the launch of these short stories!  If you enjoyed the excerpt from Siren’s Daughter why not buy Midsummer Eve at Rookery End and find out what happens next? 🙂

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End cover


03/02/2009 (1:51 am)

Croome Park

I’ve blogged on ForRomanceReaders about my visit to Croome Park today.

You can read about it here, and I have to say I LOVED the grotto – what a perfect place for a romantic assignation!!

Croome Park grotto

Island temple

Some of the garden temples resembled the Greek temple mentioned in Blue Figured Silk, one of the Midsummer Eve at Rookery End stories.  More news coming on these very soon now 🙂

01/30/2009 (10:29 pm)

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End

I’ve updated my short stories page with more details of Midsummer Eve at Rookery End.  Read about what inspired me to write this anthology of Regency love stories, as well as a synopsis and exclusive excerpt, by clicking here.

Publication date and where to buy coming soon!

12/22/2008 (5:48 pm)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all 🙂

The Midsummer Eve at Rookery End short stories will be published early 2009 – check back soon for more information, and don’t forget to vote for The Paradise Will in ‘Smooch of the Day’ Kiss Off competition on Singletitles.com

12/15/2008 (5:46 pm)

Smooch of the Year and other news…

An excerpt from The Paradise Will is going to feature in Singletitles.com ‘Smooch of the Day’ competition. Visit Singletitles.com on 30th December to view the excerpt, and be ready to vote in January for your favourite 🙂

I’ve added two exciting new web-sites on my Links page – Jenna Dawlish writes wonderful romantic fiction set in the Victorian era. Visit her drawing room here. The Choc-Lit web site has great reads in e-book and paperback form; you can find Choc-Lit here, and help yourself to a chocolate too!

More news on my short story anthology, Midsummer Eve at Rookery End, will follow soon, but you can now read a synopsis here.

10/30/2008 (5:29 pm)

Short Story anthology


Rookery End

News on my Regency short story anthology, Midsummer Eve at Rookery End…It will be published soon by E-scape Press in e-book and paperback.

Midsummer Eve at Rookery End

According to folklore, Midsummer Eve is the traditional time for love divination, where gentlemen and ladies can hope for their true love to appear. Lord and Lady Allingham hold a lavish ball every year at their country retreat in Surrey, Rookery End, to celebrate this ancient custom. As the long summer day merges into a balmy Midsummer Eve at Rookery End, six people are about to fall in love…

Authors usually release Christmas anthologies at this time of year, but I thought I’d do something different! ;0) Why not curl up with these short stories and enjoy a romantic Midsummer Eve in the middle of winter?

I now have the publication date for my next Regency romance – Ice Angel will be published by Robert Hale Ltd. in June 2009.

More details to follow on both the above 🙂

10/15/2008 (5:23 pm)

Coming soon…

Coming soon …. a collection of my Regency short stories is to be published by a new e-publishing company, E-scape Press.

The collection will be entitled Midsummer Eve at Rookery End. More details to follow