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I wonder . . .

. . . what he’s thinking, don’t you?

Romantic artwork: what is he thinking?

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“When I said I needed more time . . .”

Relevant to a little recurring joke in The Redemption of Philip Thane. :)

Comic: "When I said I needed more thyme"

The artist is Kyohi-no-Mekura.

More about this next book in my Penhallow Dynasty series, here.

Graphic: "How many times can a rake get it wrong," shared via LisaBerne.com

Coming your way December 28!

 

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The dark moment . . .

Like this one, this gorgeous illustration evokes for me the interval in The Worst Duke in the World when it seems that Jane and Anthony may be parted forever. (Spoiler alert: they won’t be!) There’s something about her expression here — with its fierce intelligence and determination — which is very Jane-like. :)

Illustration: the dark moment

The gifted artist is Caroline Garcia; more about her and her work here.

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The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

“Enchanting . . . Champagne in book form — bubbly, fun, and intoxicating.” —Entertainment Weekly

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“It takes a library to raise a child”

My childhood in a nutshell.

Illustration: "It takes a library to raise a child"

The artists who created this glorious illustration are Trindles & Read. More about them here.

 

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“May I hold you?”

I love a good slow-burn romance. :)

Comic: "May I hold you?" - shared via LisaBerne.com

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Jane!

Of course this is a beautifully rendered moment from Pride and Prejudice, but it could ALSO be my heroine Jane Kent in the very first scene from my own The Worst Duke in the World (even to the muddy hem of her gown!).

Illustration: Pride and Prejudice by Anna and Elena Balbusso, shared via LisaBerne.com

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And to learn more about the incredibly talented artists who created this illustration, Anna and Elena Balbusso, click here.

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“Enjoy Reading”

A perfect title for this delightful (and delicious) artwork by Jungho Lee!

Artwork: "Enjoy Reading" by Jungho Lee, shared via LisaBerne.com

 

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“A Bookworm’s Belongings”

I feel very seen.

Graphic: "A Bookworm's Belongings," shared via LisaBerne.com

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“Evening Reading”

Isn’t this a lovely (and possibly perfect) image for Feelgood Friday?

Image: "Evening Reading" by Georg Vilhelm Pauli, shared via LisaBerne.com

via Helen Warlow on Twitter

The painting is Evening Reading by the Swedish painter Georg Vilhelm Pauli, 1884.

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Inside scoop: Wakefield!

In my upcoming The Worst Duke in the World, I feature — for the first time in my Penhallow Dynasty series — a protagonist who’s a single parent. In this case, Anthony Farr, the Duke of Radcliffe. It was so much fun writing his son, the bright, lively, 8-year-old Wakefield! I rather fancy that he looks a bit like this charming lad . . .

Image: painting of a young Regency-era boy, shared via LisaBerne.com

Do you enjoy single-parent romances?

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Cover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

Coming your way January 12!

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