We are very happy to welcome to Book Lovers Inc. today historical romance author Shana Galen, who is celebrating the release of If You Give a Rake a Ruby, the 2nd book in her Jewels of the Ton Regency romance series (with Alisha we very much enjoyed the 1st book When You Give a Duke a Diamond, check out our dual review here). Please give Shana a warm welcome and read on, you could even win a copy of her book!
Stella: Hi Shana, welcome to Book Lovers Inc! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Shana: Thanks for having me. I’m a mom, a wife, and an author. I live in Houston, Texas and drive my red VW Beetle to Starbucks and three-year-old soccer games. If You Give a Rake a Ruby is my thirteenth book.
Stella: Are you a planner or pantser? …
Format Read: e-book from NetGalley
Number of Pages: 356 pages
Release Date: September 4, 2012
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Series: Jewels of the Ton, #1
Genre: historical romance
Formats Available: mass-market paperback, ebook
Purchasing Info: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Book Depository US | Book Depository (UK) | Author’s Website | Publisher’s Website
He had a perfectly orderly life…
William, the sixth Duke of Pelham, enjoys his punctual, securely structured life. Orderly and predictable—that’s the way he likes it. But he’s in the public eye, and the scandal sheets will make up anything to sell papers. When the gossip papers link him to Juliette, one of the most beautiful and celebrated courtesans in London, chaos doesn’t begin to describe what happens next…
Until she came along…
Juliette is nicknamed the Duchess of Dalliance and …