Confession time ‘cos well, that’s what Confessions of a Tugboat Captain’s Wife does from time to time…
Here I am, home alone, my handsome tugboat man far, far away floating on the big blue ocean, and what do I love to do?
Besides shopping, I mean…
I LOVE to read. I read ALL the time and if I’m sent an advance copy to read and review, so much the better, ya know?
Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards is an enchanting and sensuous series about an actual historical figure, the notorious Lola Montez, who changed Europe through her beauty and strong, sexually liberated personality.
A young, beautiful dancer, Lola Montez, charms her way into the upper ranks of society using only her wits and her signature whip and fan.
Set in the 19th century, this hot tamale attracts trouble and finds herself in desperate situations that send her on jaunts all over Europe.
I was hooked from the beginning.
I LOVE novels that open with dialogue; I’m drawn into the characters right off the bat. (It’s a great device — I need to remember and use it more often in my own writing.)
I don’t want to give too much away, but you might NEED a fan to cool you down after some of the super sexy bits!
Spying — clandestine meetings — sexy interludes — AND a true story.
Whether you have a completely empty nest like me, or you’re just looking for a good read, I recommend Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards.
Have you read any good books lately? Let me know!
Astor + Blue Editions presents, Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards (ISBN: 978-1-938231-47-6; Trade Paperback; Romance, Historical, Women’s Fiction; US $14.95 CAN $14.95; February, 2013), the rollicking first installment of a new series by debut author, Kit Brennan. The Whip Smart series begins during the historic week that marks the actual birthdate of Lola Montez. (February 17).
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kit Brennan is a nationally produced, award-winning playwright, and teaches writing and storytelling at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
The Victorian era and its personalities have always been of major interest to Brennan. Her play Tiger’s Heart explores the life of Dr. James Barry, who was actually a woman living a double life disguised as a man in order to practice medicine, which was not an option open to women at the time.
Kit divides her time between the vibrant city of Montreal and the quiet lake wilderness of Ontario alongside her husband, Andrew, and a variety of animal friends. Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards is her debut novel.
Visit her online at www.kitbrennan.com.
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Coming THIS October: The third installment of Kit Brennan’s series!