Ignore Boredom?!

I’m suffering from ‘ignore boredom’, Miss Penny Speaking. It is, perhaps, not a proper saying, as my author boss, Susan, pointed out to me, but it’s all her fault. Susan is busy planing her new book and doing that Amazon ad thing again. This time she’s promoting Prelude to Sophie’s War one of my favourites, I like Sophie, she’s spunky and brave when the Germans are dropping bombs on London (WW1). But she’s annoying because she won’t admit she loves this handsome Italian guy. What’s that? Can I read? No, not yet; but I’m

Deleted! It wasn’t me!

smart so it’s only a matter of time. Susan reads all her work out loud; so I hear it all Psst! Sometimes too much, if you know what I mean!! However, when she’s in the planning stage like now, there’s no reading so I’m bored. I sleep a lot, curled up cozy in my bed, I prefer Susan’s lap but it makes it difficult to type, that’s another activity I need to learn, but when I rest my head on the key board, weird things happen on the screen. Um, perhaps not, because that’s the only time

Don’t you dare bury this again?

Susan yells at me. It’s time to sulk and ignore Susan and find my toys. Bouncing my ball makes her laugh but I have to wait until the work is done before playtime. Baby, the pink toy, is my favourite, except Susan buries it and I have to find it. After I give it a good shake I hold it tight so she doesn’t hide it again.  Well, I think that’s all for today …Oh, Susan says both ebook and paperback Prelude to Sophie’s War are available on Amazon and she’s hoping the sequel will be

Please play with me?

out at the end of the year. Um…I think that might be a bit ambitious but what do I know I’m just a dog, sort of. Stay safe everyone, this corona thing is still around so be careful. Love Penny 🐾 and Susan 👩🏻‍🦳


Prelude to Sophie’s War – A captivating historical novel of love and loss   Online retailers   Listen to an excerpt click here..YouTube 



 The Sackville Hotel Trilogy  E-covers first, paperback coming shortly. That’s it for now maybe the thinking and planning will turn into words this week. Who knows?



The Blue Pendant If you don’t have it it’s on sale on Amazon. If you like Susan’s books, or not, please take a minute and write a review.



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 


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.

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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Susan A Jennings: Author teacher and founder of Just for Writers providing workshops, retreats and groups for writers and founding member of The Ottawa Story Spinners a local writers group, who have published five volumes of the Black Lake Chronicles a collection of eclectic stories and articles. Susan likes to be involved in the local writing community and is currently the Past-President of Ottawa Independent Writers. Originally from the UK Susan is a long-time resident of Ottawa. She writes and publishes, short stories and cozy mysteries. Several of her short stories are e-published and the Blue Heron Mysteries, Books 1&2, which is a collection of Hannah Wilton (amateur sleuth) mysteries are available on Kobo and Amazon as e-books. Her new historical fiction, The Blue Pendant will be available as a paperback and e-book late November or early December

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