Tag Archives: Lillian in the Doorway

FREE Book for Memorial Day 2018 and a Boxed Fantasy Set for 99 Cents

Have you read Michelle Dutton’s  Lillian in the Doorway? Did you know that Alice and her detective boss had a case in California three years earlier? That mystery was documented in a novella called The Admiral of Signal Hill. I’m offering … Continue reading

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FREE Book and The Last Storyteller Cover Reveal

To introduce readers to Michelle Dutton’s romances, Amazon offers the historical suspense novel Lillian in the Doorway FREE October 28 to November 1st. The novel includes two excerpts: one from my first Abishag mystery Sinking Ships and the second is from the first … Continue reading

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Foment and Feast for NaNoWriMo 2017

Food plan alert. Mine is in work. Is yours? I’ve participated in how many NaNoWriMos? Ten, eleven or twelve? I’ve not finished a couple that’s for sure. I’m not traveling this fall, so I hope that bodes well for a successful … Continue reading

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Oranges in Valencia, Spain

I’ll return to the transatlantic stories of November 2016 after this update. I just completed my 2017 Viking Sea cruise which included another stop in Barcelona. The Secret Mediterranean trip included Italy, Malta, Sardinia, Tunisia, Algeria, and Spain. A special … Continue reading

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Americanization Teachers: Lillian in the Doorway and 1920s Lore Part Two

What drove me to write the 1924 romance novel Lillian in the Doorway? I won’t talk of the progression of interests that brought me to write about women living in boardinghouses far from home, hoping to find love. Each woman had left home for … Continue reading

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Gangsters and Prohibition: Lillian in the Doorway and 1920s Lore Part One

Before and during the writing of the 1924 romance novel Lillian in the Doorway, I did much research and much consideration on how much to include in the story. I knew the focus had to remain on the romance between Lillian and Jens. Still … Continue reading

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From Daughters to Death: Scrubbing My Prose in 30 Days, Report Four

I had fun with my June Challenge this week. Scrubbing my prose indeed! Included here are published works and works-in-progress. These challenges surely made me think. Challenge Twenty: an argument between mother and daughter Difficulties between Leslie and her mother are mentioned … Continue reading

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