Where did October go?

I can hardly believe it is November already! Where has the time gone? We’ve been so busy that it feels as though it was just summer, and soon enough the holidays will be here. We had so much fun over Hallowe’en. I love seeing the kids in their costumes as they are so excited for the night!

You could say many Halloween traditions actually originated in Scotland, with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, or summer’s end -- the end of summer, or the world of the living, and the beginning of the cold winter, the world of the dead. The Celts believed that once night hit on October 31st, ghosts of the dead walked once more, and so they would light bonfires to ward off the evil spirits. Children would dress up to “blend in” with the spirits, and would receive offerings when they arrived at a house. Today, trick-or-treating is more common, although children also perform for those at the door.

In Scotland, they used to make lanterns out of turnips, cutting through the skin to create eyes, nose, and a mouth. Now, pumpkins are used instead due to the influence of American culture.

I have a couple of book recommendations for you today as I continue to work on Peggy’s story (which is coming, I promise) -- enjoy!

Love always,

Audrey

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Recommended Reads

Seduced Under the Mistletoe

(multiple authors)

Fearless heroines. Irresistible heroes. Sixteen stories of Yuletide romance, brimming with scandal, sizzling passion, and the promise of true love.

From the snowbound Highlands to candlelit ballrooms, follow our feisty heroines as they unmask secret identities, scorn etiquette, and defy danger. See them submit to fierce warriors, sinful scoundrels, and masterful lords.

This boxed set will be available for just three months, so don’t miss out. Indulge in sixteen all-new novellas that will leave you longing for more than twelve nights of Christmas.

Buy Seduced Under the Mistletoe and lose yourself in 1000+ pages of heartwarming holiday romance!

Unwrap these sixteen gorgeous historical romance novellas - all with sumptuous Christmas settings:

Yuletide Yielding – by Ashe Barker
Trusting Her Highland Laird – by Brandy Golden
Duke of Christmas – by Ellie St. Clair
A Christmas Masquerade – by Vanessa Brooks
Peril with a Prince – by Emily Murdoch
Her Mistletoe Promise – by Jaye Peaches
Mistletoe Mistress – by Nicola Davidson 
The Gentleman’s Seduction – by Lauren Smith
Bastian’s Surrender – by Carole Mortimer
My Lady of Misrule – by Amy Rose Bennett
A Wicked Christmas Wish – by Em Brown
A Bluestocking for Christmas – by Viola Morne
The Marriage Game – by Gracie Malling
Wicked Deeds on a Winter Night – by Stacy Reid
The Night Before Scandal – by Scarlett Scott
Master of the Moor – by Emmanuelle de Maupassant
 

Buy on Amazon or Read with Kindle Unlimited!

The Duke's Daughters Series

By Rose Pearson

Five full-length Regency romance stories about the Duke of Westbrook’s four daughters.  Pushed into marrying to secure their future, each daughter’s path to love and marriage is filled with obstacles, misunderstanding, and sometimes, danger! The fifth book is the prequel to the series and follows the future Duke of Westbrook and future wife, and shows how love is powerful motivator for change.

Including:
A Rogue for a Lady
My Restless Earl 
Rescued by an Earl 
In the Arms of an Earl
The Reluctant Marquess

Buy on Amazon today!

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Love for All Times Series

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The McDougalls Series

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The McDougall Family

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