The End?

The End! Really, but we haven’t started yet, Miss Penny speaking. The end before the beginning sounds crazy, but it’s not as crazy as Susan doing cartwheels

Good try!!

across the office floor, I know a disturbing sight. But, I kid you not; she was so excited as she typed The End of her new novel, 91,184 words in Heart of Sophie’s War. That sounds like a heck of a lot of words, but then I can only count to three. Susan plays a game throwing treats for me to catch, I miss every time,

kind of on purpose, it’s easier to wait. I count 1, 2, 3 and after the third one I eat them. So, back to the historical novel,WW1, a casualty clearing hospital ripped apart. Wow, what an exciting ending, love explodes as do bombs. Some survive and some don’t and it is a close call for Sophie. Oh, the evil eye is telling me no spoilers but I can talk about the process. Susan, now starts the re-writes, I can’t say I understand that part, if it’s written why would she do it again? Susan says to make it better. Okay I get that, then it goes to Meghan Negrijn her editor. I know Meghan she’s a nice lady and very thorough. She highlights all Susan’s mistakes. Psst! Susan has an issue with commas, too many of them and she’s not too good at spelling either but Meghan makes everything perfect. The manuscript is formatted and a cover designed, oh and you can expect sample covers until the cover reveal by April and the book launch in May. Heart of Sophie’s War is book 2 in the Sophie Series.

The prequel Ruins in Silk  .99c or free (e-book only), also available in paperback on Amazon. The story of Sophie’s young life in Lucca Italy on her father’s silk farm and in Derby England at the family’s silk mill but tragedy strikes and Sophie’s life is dramatically changed. Book 1 of the series Prelude to Sophie’s War  is set at the Bartley Hospital in London England as Sophie starts her nursing career and before she nurses in the Great War.

Sophie’s story continues in Prelude to Sophie’s War   – London 1915, German Zeppelin attacks are not the only thing Sophie battles at Bartley Hospital. Will her courage be enough to keep her sane and alive? Book 2 Heart of Sophie’s War is coming soon.

 

The Blue Pendant  is Susan’s biggest selling novel and the first in The Sackville Hotel Trilogy If you like the elegance of Edwardian Society and decades spanning adventures you’ll love this trio. Start reading Anna’s story in The Blue Pendant. Take a peak at the new cover. E-book or paperback click here


The Blue Pendant and Book 2 Anna’s Legacy  Book 3 Sarah’s Choice   All ebooks and paperbacks on Amazon. Please, pretty please, take a minute and write a review after you read the books. Thank you!

If you like the elegance of Edwardian society, bold characters, and decades-spanning adventures, then you’ll love this historical fiction trio.


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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.

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Up For Sale!

Up for sale. Yikes! What’s up for sale? Miss Penny speaking. She wouldn’t, would she? Phew! It’s not me it’s the book, When Love Ends Romance Begins (e-book) is free and just a click away until Wednesday on Amazon. Psst! I have to ask, Do you like emotional journeys, charming British settings, and heartwarming relationships, then you’ll love this women’s fiction? As you know, the Lavender Cottage Series has a pretty awesome new look. Get it today its free! Um…did you notice the switch today, books first me second. I’m not sure I like that and I’m still shaking from shock, just thinking about being sold. I have a cushy job as Susan’s assistant, a new place might not be kind. I hear of terrible things happening to dogs in the wrong homes, they have to live outside in the cold, I have a warm

Don’t mess with me, I need cuddles.

home and a warm coat, not so keen on the coat but I tolerate it. Instead of cuddles they have to obey commands and they eat kibble. Susan feeds me chicken breast, I only eat kibble if I absolutely have to. This is a nightmare it’s like a horror film. Time for cuddles and nice movies. Psst! I’ll tell you a secret Susan watches those Hallmark movies, you know the lovey stuff with happy endings, that’s what I need right now. Well, folks no evil eye today as we already talked books. But I should mention the Sophie Series Book 2 Heart of Sophie’s War

Mock up #2

is well passed the halfway mark. Even in the midst of war, a love triangle is on the horizon with Sophie in the centre and a loveable character from book 1 comes into Sophie’s care once again. Don’t forget – Buy When Love Ends Romance Begins to rediscover happiness today! 

Lavender Cottage books, now available as a series in e-book and also available in paperback,  Click here for the whole series 

Second Edition e-books and Paperbacks New covers

Get ready  Christmas is coming to Lavender Cottage.... Christmas at Lavender Cottage a delightful novella filled with romance, friendship and recipes for Christmas cheer. This is the new cover coming soon……


**If you’d like to know more about Sophie, and you love historical fiction, Click here e- copy of Ruins in Silk -The prequel and learn about Sophie’s young life in Italy and England only .99c on Amazon

And of course there is Book 1 Prelude to Sophie’s War, Sophie as a nurse probationer as Zeppelins attacked and bomb London.

Read Prelude to Sophie’s War while you wait for the sequel – London 1915, German Zeppelin attacks are not the only thing Sophie battles at Bartley Hospital. Will her courage be enough to keep her sane and alive?

The Blue Pendant and Book 2 Anna’s Legacy  Book 3 Sarah’s Choice   All ebooks and paperbacks on Amazon. Please, pretty please take a minute and write a review after you read the books. Thank you!

If you like the elegance of Edwardian society, bold characters, and decades-spanning adventures, then you’ll love this historical fiction.


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.


Susan’s Reader News  if you’d like to receive it in your Inbox click here. Issued 3 or 4 times a year.


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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Squirly Squirrels!

Susan corrected me and said, ’squirly’ isn’t a word, Miss Penny speaking, I guess she would know as she’s the author. I like ‘squirly’ it describes the way the squirrels dart around in the grass and shimmy up trees. I try my hardest to catch them, I want to play, all furry things are playmates. But squirrels…. I can’t even get them to stop long enough to say hello. It doesn’t help that Susan keeps my leash very tight. If only she would let me run loose like the squirrels, I know I could catch up and maybe enjoy tasting an acorn or two. Now, this is neat, they hold nuts and acorns in their front paws and nibble on them. But it’s a mystery; why do they shove acorns in their mouth? It’s quite rude actually as they stash far too many in their cheeks. Susan says they store them to eat during the winter, they don’t have owners to feed them. Ah, that’s not good for the squirrels and as this is Thanksgiving weekend I am grateful that Susan feeds me every day. Perhaps I’ll catch squirrel today. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Don’t forget to come visit Susan at the Ottawa Book Expo at Lansdowne Park Oct 20th.


Susan’s contemporary romance series has a new look and new series name – The Lavender Cottage Series (aka The Narrowboat Romance Series)

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Save Some For Me  – And what about you?

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.


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

Prelude to Sophie’s War  is now available through international distributor for overseas fans. An alternative to Amazon, check out your local bookstore and make a request.

Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

Online retailers


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  My website susanajennings.com or Kobo and some Online retailers


The Sackville Hotel Trilogy – Ebook Box Set                  New cover

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 your details.

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

The Blue Pendant              Anna’s Legacy                 Sarah’s choice


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Burying Bones!

Phew! A much quieter week, Miss Penny Speaking although I might be in a bit of trouble because I was so exhausted last week I didn’t mention Susan’s writing, I am her assistant. She updated her website check it out lots of free stories. Psst! Keep this quiet but I actually can’t read, I’m working on it. I’m a good listener and I’m looking forward to the audio version of The Blue Pendant coming this fall and did you know the new Sophie series is a spinoff from The Blue Pendant. Susan weaves her stories together it’s clever how she does it.

Not much room to bury a bone here!
More than enough room to bury a bone here!

That makes me wonder what I’m clever at… Um… cuteness of course and am skilled at burying bones, a daily treat. I took my milkbone to my bed in the office, but that bed is small so I took it to my bed in the living room, where I bury most things, the toast crusts get a bit gross; the bones bury well. I have a problem. I like company and Susan was busy in the office, so I whined, I don’t bark; I whine just a little. It took Susan a full five minutes to understand I needed her to come into the living room, she can be slow at times, while I buried my bone. She didn’t look pleased, but my office bed is too small and I like company.


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

Prelude to Sophie’s War  is now available through international distributor for overseas fans. An alternative to Amazon, check out your local bookstore and make a request.

Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

Online retailers

 

 

 


 

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  My website susanajennings.com or Kobo and some Online retailers

 

 


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Left Behind… Again!

Huh! See if I care! Miss Penny Speaking. What am I doing with the cushion? Making my opinion known; Susan left me behind last weekend. She went to Romancing the Capital, a writers thing. I stayed with my favourite people Rose and Pierre. Psst! Don’t tell Susan but I really like it there. When we got home Susan had some interesting books, not writing she was reading. The covers had photos of awesome, bare chested guys on the front and her eyes got wider and wider as she turned the pages, rather quickly I might add. Now, I’m a dog so what do I know about romance. Susan muttered, “Really! unbelievable!” not sure what was in those books and perhaps I’m too young to know. Life has settled back to normal, Chewing the cushion makes me feel better, you’ll note I’ve done it before. I don’t let Susan out of my sight. Thank goodness she’s been home all week writing, the third book of The Narrowboat Romance Series is coming along nicely, I hasten to add Susan’s books don’t have sexy men on the cover. Ah, maybe they should and she’d sell more. No, it’s not Susan’s thing. I almost forgot, check out Ruins in Silk, there is a big connection to Susan’s new book and it is Free as an ebook.

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

Prelude to Sophie’s War  is now available through international distributor for overseas fans. An alternative to Amazon, check out your local bookstore and make a request.

Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 

Online retailers

 

 

 


 

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  My website susanajennings.com or Kobo and some Online retailers

 

 


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Three in a Bed!

I survived the weekend without Susan, Miss Penny Speaking. It was tough, but I can take it. Psst… don’t tell Susan, I had a great time. Rose and Pierre have a little backyard, I can run in and out of without a leash. In the next yard was another little dog. How cool is that? And, we went for walks and I met hundreds of friendly dogs, perhaps not hundreds but there were a lot of new friends. Bedtime was a bit different. At home it’s just Susan and me. I ran upstairs, that’s neat, no stairs at home, Rose put me on the bed and we settled quite comfortably, then Pierre got in bed too—three in a bed—definitely warm and cosy, if a bit crowded. I was in the middle and had to wiggle and push my paws to get enough space. Rose and Pierre didn’t seem to mind although I noticed they were clinging to the edge of the mattress, muttering that they didn’t have much room. I used the sad tearful eyes, missing home, and they were fine. Susan picked me up on Sunday night, of course I was careful not to be too happy, but I was very happy and a little nervous she might leave again. So, that night I tried to sleep on top of Susan, making sure she could not get up and leave. Susan wasn’t too happy about that. I just used the sad eyes guilt trip. Susan says I’m talking too much, she has some messages for you.


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First the good news, Susan has recorded a reading from Prelude to Sophie’s War A real treat, it will be released later this week. A peace offering, because of a hiccup the release of Prelude to Sophie’s War is delayed until July but is still available for pre-order on Amazon and Kobo

 

 

 

 

 


Next, Episode 8 of The Blue Pendant is also available this week in the next edition of Susan’s Reader Group News

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