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When you venture out to visit Fountains Abbey, there is bound to be something for everyone! The entire property consists of 800 acres, and in that space, the National Trust cares for Studley Royal (an 18th century water garden), Fountains Abbey (The largest Cistercian ruins in Europe), a Jacobean mansion, and a church built in …

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From Edinburgh, we drove down and stopped in Durham to visit a friend. For those who may have never heard of it, Durham is a beautiful city steeped in history. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the cathedral and the castle. Archeology gives evidence that Durham has been a settlement since 2000 …

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Thanks so much for everyone’s participation this month! I’m so glad everyone enjoys the Ask the Author segment as much as I do. It’s so much fun to be able to ask each author for their experiences and their books on an individual basis and based on their body of work. Thank you for helping …

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It’s Ask the Author time! Fall has certainly arrived and I’m enjoying the cooler weather! I’m also excited that we have a new Ask the Author victim! Everyone get busy and welcome Kara Louise with a question or two! In June, Kara Louise added her newest JAFF novel Mr. Darcy’s Rival to the impressive list …

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What is in store for October? Well, I’ve been busy prepping and pulling things together, so there’s bound to be something big! We’ll start from the beginning of the month and move forward from there. Monday, the call for questions goes up for Ask the Author. Kara Louise is our guest/victim this month, so I’m …

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We arrived at Edinburgh after driving through the rain all day on a Friday. The weather had cleared by the time we arrived in Edinburgh, so we walked down to the town centre for a look around and dinner. The next morning, we visited the Georgian House, which is a National Trust property in Charlotte …

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Lory Lilian, author of the wonderful Rainy Days, Remembrance of the Past, His Uncle’s Favorite, The Perfect Match and  Sketching Mr. Darcy     has answered your questions!  Grab a cup of tea and some biscuits because you don’t want to miss this!   What will be your favourite character from Pride and Prejudice if I do not let …

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It’s Ask the Author time! The children are back in school once again, and while I’ll miss them during the day, I can now get my nose back to the grindstone! So, how should we celebrate? I think with a new Ask the Author! And I’m super-excited this month to say that Lory Lilian is …

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