My Morning Walk!

Please come down. I want to play.

Yeah! Miss Penny speaking, I have finally hit the jackpot during our early morning walk, early because of the heat (May heatwave here in Ottawa) and boy is it hot. Can you imagine walking around in a fur coat when it’s 40c, that’s what I have to do. I’m not complaining. Psst! well, yes I am but don’t tell Susan, I don’t want her to get the idea that I like the groomers. Okay, back to the walk. So, here I am trotting along, sniffing away and then (some epic music would go well here) I see them, three of them, two grey and one black  right in front of my eyes, I couldn’t believe my luck. There they were

That’s not fair. Where are you?

walking on the path. I stopped and studied the situation and weighed up my options. Should I creep slowly towards them, give them a gentle sniff so they know I’m friendly or take them by surprise and pounce on top of them, but pouncing might scare them? I decided to lie on my tummy and creep slowly towards them, giving Susan the look of ‘don’t-you-dare-pull-my-leash’, she got the message. I smiled, yes, dogs can smile, as I crept forward and made a friendly sound in my throat. They stopped, really, they all stopped and stared at me. Now, my heart is beating a mile a minute, they’re waiting for me to say hello. And… without warning, poof, they were gone! Gone, disappeared, I couldn’t find them anywhere, not even in the tree. I do not understand squirrels! No manners! And Susan’s no help, she just says, squirrels are afraid of me. Me! Sweet princess, Miss Penny. Huh!

What’s that? Oh, what’s Susan been doing this week? That is a good question, as to be frank I have seen little writing going on. She seems to work very hard with marketing The Blue Pendant she’s working with Amazon and gathering reviews. I had no idea how important reviews are to authors; it makes an enormous difference to the book’s ranking on Amazon and when the ranking is good Amazon promotes the book. I was even more surprised when Susan told me very few readers bother to leave reviews. Amazon doesn’t allow authors to ask for reviews, they get quite snippy about it but I can ask, I’m a dog so they’d never know…hee, hee. So, if you like Susan’s books, or not, please take a minute and write a review. Maybe then Susan will help me play with the squirrels. 

The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set      Click here for details  

She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage, but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War.


The latest Susan’s Reader News came out this week. If you didn’t get a copy click here and if you’d like to receive it in your Inbox click here. Issued 3 or 4 times a year.


New release…… Believing Her Lies – A Lavender Cottage Book (3)  Kobo and Amazon  

for paperbacks, try Book Depository.

Click here to read the synopsis and chapter One


Book one e-book is Only .99c click here 

When Love Ends Romance Begins 

 


Other books – See details Susan’s Books

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Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

Free download from Kobo and most Online retailers

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

 

Save Some for Me – A single mother’s memoir

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

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My Pink Baby!

I love my pink baby, Miss Penny speaking. I have no idea why it is called a baby. I’m guessing Susan gave it that name. Picture one is getting ready for bed, it always comes to bed with us and Susan teases me and hides it under the covers. She gets quite snippy if I put it on her pillow, while she gets ready for bed. I get this look, it’s supposed to chastise, I don’t pay attention. Then, she picks it up with her fingers, as though it’s going to bite or something and throws my poor baby on my pillow (yes, I have my own pillow) and says it’s dirty and smelly. It’s not smelly. It has a well-chewed aroma. There have been comments about it being washed. Now that will upset me, I might have to chew a shoe or throw-up on the bed if she does that. Oh, and you may notice my flowing coat or overflowing coat, we haven’t been to the groomers yet.

Not much going on here, we’re still isolated and this corona thing is still hovering over us. Susan had to cancel her trip to the UK for her Mum’s 100th. I know she’s sad, but psst! I’m not because I miss her when she’s gone. As far as writing is concerned nothing new, Susan is in the thinking phase. That means she has lots of ideas percolating in her head. She’s still writing the romance, but I have a feeling something big is coming. Well folks, humans and canines, that’s it for this week. Happy reading and if you have a minute, go check out the new cover for The Blue Pendant, Susan says more changes are coming. 

 


The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set      Click here for details  

She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage, but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War.


The latest Susan’s Reader News came out this week. If you didn’t get a copy click here and if you’d like to receive it in your Inbox click here. Issued 3 or 4 times a year.


New release…… Believing Her Lies – A Lavender Cottage Book (3)  Kobo and Amazon  

for paperbacks, try Book Depository.

Click here to read the synopsis and chapter One


Book one e-book is Only .99c click here 

When Love Ends Romance Begins 

 


Other books – See details Susan’s Books

More details 

 

 


Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

Free download from Kobo and most Online retailers

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

 

Save Some for Me – A single mother’s memoir

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

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Zooming!

As you know I’m a dog, sort of and when it suits me, Miss Penny speaking. Now, I’m a smart dog, we all know that. I can’t talk, not yet at least, but one day I’ll surprise Susan and answer her. Hee! Wouldn’t that be fun? Okay, back to my point. It’s the word zoom that has me confused. I am known to zoom around the park, zoom up a tree following squirrels, well not quite I get stuck at the bottom. The cars zoom by on Carling Avenue and Susan zooms into me when she’s taking pictures. Here’s my question, how can Susan have a zoom meeting? That’s what she’s doing today, having a Zoom meeting with the Historical Writing Ladies. No, they don’t zoom down the road nor do they zoom in the park and they certainly don’t chase squirrels up a tree; mind you, there’s a thought, they are taller than me and might catch a squirrel. I can’t say I’ve ever seen Susan climb a tree. However, pictures are involved because their pictures appear on Susan’s laptop; moving talking pictures. Now, this is very disconcerting. I know these ladies; they come to the house and drink tea, eat cakes and talk about writing, which involves petting me and sharing the cake with me. Do you see what I’m saying? If they are inside Susan’s laptop, Zooming, I can hear them but I don’t get petted and I don’t get cake. Does this have something to do with the corona thing? I guess so, Susan is nodding yes and it is time to tell you what she’s been up to this week.

The Amazon ad thing continues and that’s getting boring. But, this is exciting, Susan has designed a new cover for The Blue Pendant and if her readers like it she’ll redesign the other covers for the Sackville Hotel Trilogy (she already did a new cover for the box set). My parting wish today is for mothers, my own mom lives in Quebec.

So here’s a big Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers. 

 


The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set      Click here for details  

She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage, but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War.


The latest Susan’s Reader News came out this week. If you didn’t get a copy click here and if you’d like to receive it in your Inbox click here. Issued 3 or 4 times a year.


New release…… Believing Her Lies – A Lavender Cottage Book (3)  Kobo and Amazon  

for paperbacks, try Book Depository.

Click here to read the synopsis and chapter One


Book one e-book is Only .99c click here 

When Love Ends Romance Begins 

 


Other books – See details Susan’s Books

More details 

 

 


Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

Free download from Kobo and most Online retailers

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

 

Save Some for Me – A single mother’s memoir

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

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Sqirrly, Squirrels & Spring

Where to start with a title like that? Miss Penny speaking. I’ve noticed that this lockdown, because of the corona thing, is causing my two legged friends to get a bit testy, hence the word squirrly. I’m told by the author is not a word, but I’m a dog so, to the grammar police, its doggy language. It also reminds me of squirrels, and there are a lot of them as we get into spring—even spring is debatable. I saw flakes of snow this week, plus a cold wind that blows right through my fur and I have a long thick coat right now. Hm, we’ve not been to the groomers for a while, close because of this corona thing. Gees, it is making life difficult. Back to squirrels. My walks are exciting as I watch the squirrels play. I try to chase them through the trees. Did you know a squirrel can run up a tree in a flash? I tried following by standing on my hind legs and leaping at the tree, nothing happens and I fall over.  Susan laughs, very embarrassing. Hm, let’s change the subject and see what Susan has been up to this week.

Well, she is very squirrly, not from the corona thing but learning how to advertise on Amazon. I don’t understand this but it requires, scraping data, spreadsheets and thousands of keywords, that’s definitely a perfect definition for squirrly. Susan tells me that Amazon is not shipping her print books, so she needs to sell more ebooks to buy my kibble and chicken. What? Yes, I have fresh cooked chicken breast for my breakfast and supper. I know I’m spoilt but then remember I’m an adorable little dog. Psst! If you’d like to have a copy of one of Susan’s nine books, try Book Depository, or Contact Susan or click on the links below. I like my chicken and having to eat plain dry kibble or, ‘shudder’, canned food doesn’t bare thinking about. Love you all, Stay safe Miss Penny and Susan.

The latest Susan’s Reader News came out this week. If you didn’t get a copy click here and if you’d like to receive it in your Inbox click here. Issued 3 or 4 times a year.


New release…… Believing Her Lies – A Lavender Cottage Book (3)  Kobo and Amazon  

for paperbacks, try Book Depository.

Click here to read the synopsis and chapter One

 


Book one e-book is Only .99c click here 

When Love Ends Romance Begins 

 


The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set      Click here for details    She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage, but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War.

 


Other books – See details Susan’s Books

More details 

 

 


Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

Free download from Kobo and most Online retailers

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

 

Save Some for Me – A single mother’s memoir

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

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That’s Me!

That’s me! Miss Penny VA. Can you see? Right there in the left corner of Susan’s website image. No idea what VA means Very Attractive, perhaps? Oh, Susan says  it means virtual assistant. I prefer my definition. You may notice Susan A Jennings Author For the love of story website has a new look. I’m chuffed, final recognition how ever you define VA. But what’s happened to my blog? I know Susan is busy,  working on the modified website, (she apologizes for errors work in progress) and promoting the new Lavender Cottage Book, Believing Her Lies. But Susan promised. I’m pouting a little. Occasionally she takes her focus off me, which is totally unacceptable, but pawing for attention with my wayward look and sad eyes is not working at the moment. To make matters worse, we have no hydro this morning. Up early as usual and before the coffee finished filtering, puff the lights went out. Thank heavens there was enough coffee for one mug. Psst! She can be cranky without coffee. No walk this morning, it’s pee-pad or wait, because the elevators aren’t working, that’s unusual too. The generators might not have kicked in. I don’t mind, I’ll just curl up and sleep. Now, this would be a good day for Susan to make my blog. What do you think? Um… maybe not no hydro, no internet. Sigh…………Update: Hydro back on, a fire in a substation caused the black out.

Believing Her Lies – A Lavender Cottage Book (3)  Now uploaded; the official release March 26th  Pre-order now on Kobo and Amazon.

Do you want a sneak preview?   Click here to read the synopsis and chapter One

Only .99c click here  When Love Ends Romance Begins 


Other books: Go to Susan’s Books

Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss

Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

 

Save Some for Me – A single mother’s memoir

Could you survive an abusive man and raise five children alone?

This was a brave, insightful, revealing, and well written book of what must be one of the hardest experiences any person can go through. The courage and grace with which you tell this story is a truly affective reading experience…….  Judge’s commentary: Writer’s Digest  

Click for the retailer of your choice.   Available in paperback or e-book.


Remember Ruins in Silk? The prequel to The Sackville Hotel Trilogy.

Well, it is also the prequel to Prelude to Sophie’s War, young Sophie in Ruins in Silk has grown up, left The Sackville Hotel and her story continues in London as she trains to be a nurse.

Free download from Kobo and most Online retailers


The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set      Click here for details

She defies Edwardian protocol. Avoids marriage – for a while – but loves twice. Anna’s epic story of a strong woman’s determination and courage spans two continents and three decades.

 Click here for retailer.


Classic trilogy, historical, family saga, from the drawing rooms of the Edwardian era to ruthless spies of the 60s Cold War. More details 


Quick Reference:

Susan’s Readers Group News – Subscribe  

Susan’s website – http://susanajennings.com

 My books – Synopsis and Where to buy

Contact Susan – susan(at)susanajennings.com

 Susan’s YouTube Channel All videos  click here