Afflictions, Puppies & Anxiety

Separation anxiety is an affliction dogs get when left alone, Miss PennySpeaking. I am afflicted. Susan has left me a few times recently.  At least

Pl-e-a-s-e come home soon!

this corona thing kept her at home, but now she’s venturing out. She went to Anna at PurEnvi Spa to get a pedi, whatever that it is, something to do with feet. Perhaps, because she only has two they get worn out. Then the next day she went to deliver books to Coles Bookstore. I don’t know why I can’t come with her, but then I don’t like the car either. Yep, I’m a puppy princess. Speaking of which, I hear rumours about a new puppy. What! Susan wouldn’t dare, would she? So, I’m abandoned again, the cheek of it and she goes off to Frank and Glenda’s and that’s not all… get this… to visit Lily the new puppy. Phew, at least it’s not my house. Oh yes, and on her return she goes on about Lily being cute,

This is the adorable Lily!

adorable – adjectives reserved for me – remember me, the puppy princess? Mind you it’s better than the enormous dog they had before. He was friendly but big and played rough. After I flipped my nose back into joint, that’s a wild expression, my nose is perfectly fine, I’m quite excited Susan says I can play with Lily when she’s had all her shots. Shots! As in gunshots! I discovered she meant vaccinations at the vet. Um, poor Lily the vet is never a good thing.

 

Oops! That evil eye again. Susan is telling me to talk about writing, anyone would think she’d written a new book, to be truthful she’s been slacking off but I will concede that she’s been writing all this week. The Heart of Sophie’s War is progressing. May I suggest you 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?

 

 

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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.


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  

 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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Friends in the Park Covid Style!

Friends in the park, covid style, Miss Penny speaking. Well, what an adventure I had today. Although I was miffed at first, my walk was very short this morning and I thought Susan was going out and I hate being left alone, I have separation

My toy comforts me when I have separation anxiety.

anxiety, but just as I was about to hide and play dead, that’s when I go all floppy and Susan can’t pick me up, ha.ha, Susan put on my leash and I’m excited but not that much as this could mean the car and I hate the car, I know I’m a princess. Except we went out the front door, psst! Don’t tell anyone, some folks in our condo building, get their knickers in a knot if dogs go through the front door, it’s kind of weird as Susan carries me. Anyway I digress, we wait by the front door and Rita pulls up in her car and we get in and I can sit on Susan’s lap, now I don’t mind this car. I don’t understand why I can’t sit on Susan’s lap when she’s driving; she says it’s

On Susan’s lap!

dangerous and I’m shoved in the back so a whine, very loudly. So, today I’m comfy as Rita drives us to Andrew Haydon Park where we meet more ladies, social distancing and masks at the ready and they talked, and I mean talk… a lot, and laugh very loudly. I preened with the compliments of how cute and adorable I am, which I know but I like to hear it. Then I watched the chipmunks and

Squirrels where are you?

squirrels, who always seem to be just out of my reach. There was one bossy Canada goose that honked too much but Canada geese are wimps, they are afraid of me and run, well sort of waddle when they see me coming and often take flight. Can you believe it, little me, an 81/2 lb Shih Tzu, can scare off those big honking birds. Oops! Just a minute, the evil eye. I’m being interrupted by the

Time to talk about books.

author, my boss. Susan is telling me to talk about writing, anyone would think she’d written a new book, to be truthful she’s been slacking off but I will concede that she’s been writing all this week. The Heart of Sophie’s War is progressing, although the research into WW1, particularly the field hospitals, is slowing it down. She’s doing a heck of a lot of reading. Susan tells me that she was surprised to discover that despite the injuries, death and inhuman conditions, most of the patients and medical staff were very cheerful. Interesting!

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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.


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  

 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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Nine Stories High!

Nine stories high, we are on the balcony, Miss Penny speaking. That’s where Susan, my author boss, has her morning coffee while I survey the land below. I don’t drink coffee because I’m a dog… sort of. The view across the Ottawa River is

Ottawa River View

amazing. At first it’s scary, floating above tiny people and cars, it is a very, very long way down. Um, I bet it would be like flying… wheee, all the way to the… um, maybe not. I just had a vision of the SPLAT on the driveway. It is a bit

That’s me. I’m looking down

disconcerting when I spot squirrels scurrying along the wall. I get excited and I want to run after them then I remember the splat and think perhaps not. If it is very early in the morning, I hear a swooshing sound and suddenly it rains from the ground. Honestly, I’m not kidding. The rain comes up from the grass, not down from the sky. It’s not called a rain shower, although it definitely looks like one. Susan calls it a sprinkler. Does that mean a sprinkle of rain? I don’t

Susan’s office on the balcony

understand humans; they do weird things. When Susan works on the balcony, she puts my bed at her feet and I can snooze and gaze while she writes. I like that. Susan’s a bit testy at the moment, the book she was advertising isn’t doing too well, but her mood improves as she starts the new book. She is researching the human battles of The Great War, a bit gruesome for my taste, but there are romantic parts. I’m guessing the love triangle will be intriguing. Psst! Spoiler alert! Who does Sophie fall in love with? Will it be Carlos or Dr. Cuthbert? Now I’ve got you thinking. Time to sign off, Susan sends her best and Miss Penny sends love. P.S. This book doesn’t like to be advertised, perhaps it’s waiting for its mate. Psst! Buy it or borrow it now and be ready for book 2. Sophie’s Heart in WarPrelude 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  

 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  

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

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Hot & Wet!

Scorching hot, Miss Penny speaking, I could say that about my boss, author Susan. She is writing again. The creative gene kicked in; a new historical novel is on the way Sophie in the Heart of War. Yeah! It might have something to do with her new short hair and fabulous colour, freeing up her brain. What do I know I’m just a dog? Back to scorching hot and complaining. With good reason it topped 43c yesterday. I’m glad they groomed me last week, or I’d be like this dog under the fan. Actually, I don’t like the fan much; it makes my fur tickle. I sit on Susan’s lap, but then I get hot, so I jumped down to spread out on the floor. I had no idea my body was so long. I lie down and squish my tummy to the cold floor, spread my back legs out flat and my front legs as far as they will go and rest my head in between front

Susan! do you know it’s raining?

legs, not back, hee-hee, that would be a bit hard—and relax. It works I’m as cool as a cucumber; I suggested Susan should try it. Um! Perhaps not, I just had an image… no, never mind! Anyway, guess what happened this morning? We went for a walk and it was raining and we got wet. I’m not sure which is worse, the heat or the rain.

The boss is giving me the evil eye, I’m supposed to give you some author news. As mentioned Prelude to Sophie’s War has a sequel in the making Sophie in the Heart of War – A griping WW1 story of the heartache, love and redemption. The rest of the week will be quiet for me as she is working on Bryan Cohen’s Amazon Ad Challenge.  All for now. Love from Susan 👩🏻‍🦳 and Miss Penny🐾.

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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 My books – Synopsis and Where to buy

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Office Al Fresco!

Relaxing in the Summer Breeze

Office al fresco, what the heck does that mean? Miss Penny speaking, it means Susan has moved her office outside on the balcony. It’s pretty cool watching the windsurfers and sailboats on the river except when our upstairs neighbour chucks a bucket of water on their balcony, I’m not kidding it’s like a waterfall, not that I’ve ever seen a waterfall I’m repeating what Susan said, except I’ve omitted some unsavoury words. Psst! Oh yes, prim and proper Susan can swear when she gets mad, I have to cover my delicate ears. Back to al fresco. I like to peer through the hole and watch the people on the ground; they look about my size from up here. The breeze is nice and cool as it flutters through my fur. Well, actually there is no fluttering at the moment; I have matts. Not the kind you step on, but the kind that twists and knots in my furry coat. Susan tries to

I need a hair cut!

brush me but I’m naughty and won’t stay still. Well, it tickles and pulls and hurts when she gets to the matted undercoat. Do you know what she does next? She snips with the scissors; she snippety-snips through the matts—now I’m lob-sided. I look a mess and the groomer can’t see me for three weeks. If Susan keeps snip, snipping I’ll have no coat left and you know what that means. Buzzzzzzzz! That’s the sound of the electric clippers as the groomer shaves me naked. I tell you I am not looking forward to that. But for now I’ll enjoy the Office Al Fresco and watching Susan write, although she’s not doing much these days. Of course, she should be in

Susan’s mum granny Betty Celebrates 100 years June 21st. She’s amazing.

England preparing her mother’s 100th birthday party, but this corona thing is still around so she can’t go and is trying to arrange things within the British corona guidelines from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s not working too well and poor Granny is so disappointed. I feel so sorry for her. This bl**dy corona thing! See, even I’m swearing now. I’d hand you over to Susan, but she doesn’t have much to say. It has been a stressful week so maybe I’ll just sign off. Maybe you could just have a look or a read of one her books, she’d like that. Stay safe, everyone.


 

 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 

 


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  

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

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 My books – Synopsis and Where to buy

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 Susan’s YouTube Channel All videos  click here  M

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

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  

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

Quick Reference:

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 My books – Synopsis and Where to buy

Contact Susan – susan(at)susanajennings.com

 Susan’s YouTube Channel All videos  click here  M

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  

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

Quick Reference:

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 My books – Synopsis and Where to buy

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 Susan’s YouTube Channel All videos  click here  

Oatmeal and Yogurt!

Sticky Ears

What do you think of my photo? Miss Penny speaking, I look pretty wild, you’ll notice I have oatmeal and yogurt in my ears. Oh yes, and I’m chewing one of Susan’s socks. I can be a picky eater, and then Susan worries I’m getting sick. She says yogurt is good for my tummy. Psst! I play on it a bit. If I don’t eat, she gives me really nice stuff like yogurt, but I only like it with maple syrup. And the oatmeal, well, oatmeal I can take it or leave it, if it’s warm it’s okay. I do like warm food, especially gravy, I don’t get that often. The sloppy stuff gets in my ears and chin, especially while my coat is so long. I can tell by Susan’s face that I’m a mess, I don’t care; it smells good and sometimes there’s a snack tucked

At my best!

away at the end of my ears. It’s awkward to get to though. Here’s a message to my canine friends, I hear this corona thing is easing a bit and the groomers are allowed to open, so you know what that means, baths and clippers. No more flowing fur, not that mine is flowing, it’s kind of tangled and lumpy and hurts a bit where the knots pull, Susan tries to brush but I resist. I thought I’d never admit this, but I am looking forward to a bath and a hair cut. Susan wants one too, but I’m not sure she’d fit in Joni’s tub and she is definitely too big for the grooming table. Have you ever noticed that humans only have hair on their heads – strange, very strange!  Susan is in design mode, designing new covers for her books, a bit of writing is happening, not that much. The latest Katie story is progressing slowly and I see scribbles for a new historical novel. Now that is exciting. Well, folks, humans and canines, that’s it for this week. Stay safe enjoy the long weekend and read lots of books, particularly Susan’s books. The Blue Pendant Book 1 of the Sackville Hotel Trilogy will be on sale on Amazon in a few days.

 

 


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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.


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  

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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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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  

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

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

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Miss Penny Speaking!

That’s me! I’m guessing Susan couldn’t think of a good title today. She has been busy this last week. We have been searching for the right image for the cover of the 2nd edition of Save

Some For Me – A Memoir. (In case your wondering, she decided not to change the title) I felt like a bobblehead doll, as I watched Susan scrolled through thousands of photo images, they all looked good to me but the one she picked is truly amazing. (Here have a quick look.) Then it took days to get the right blurb for the cover, in case you’re not sure what a blurb is, it’s the description on the back cover and then there are reviews and a bio to add. Psst! I got a little tired of listening as they all sounded the same, just a word changed here and there. The changes made a difference to Susan I could tell be her smile. I got bored and buried my bone. I didn’t do a good job I just couldn’t get the blanket to cover it. I gave up and ate it. Quite tasty those milk bones, you should try one sometime?

Susan’s a bit nervous, she’s speaking at the Winchester Memorial Hospital Fund raiser on September 15. As if it isn’t enough to listen to the blurb, I now have to listen to a very long passage from The Blue Pendant, she’s reading at the fundraiser. I’ll be able to recite it with her. Actually, I was invited but I piddle when I get excited, most of the time I’m good and don’t have accidents but when I’m scared or excited, I can’t help myself. Anyway, Susan said I can’t go until I learn not to piddle.

A whole load of books arrived yesterday ready for Winchester and the Ottawa Book Expo in October. It sure will be an interesting fall.


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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

 

 


Quick Reference:

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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  

YouTube video serialized version of The Blue Pendant

Excerpts from Lavender Cottage Romance Series(formerly The Narrowboat Romance Series). Readings from the book launch

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