From Award-winning, best-selling author Denise Domning LADY IN WAITING "LADY IN WAITING is a wonderful and entertaining historical romance that brilliantly describes the intrigue and power of the court of Queen Elizabeth. Readers will especially enjoy the historical references that are interwoven into the novel by the delightful dexterity of Denise Domning and the secondary characters' abilities to overcome their handicaps. -Harriet Klausner, Romantic Times "...well written, well researched, with an accurate portrayal of Elizabeth I..." -Publishers' Weekly TO DANCE FOR THE VIRGIN QUEEN Commanded by her grandfather to marry a noble husband, beautiful, headstrong Anne Blanchemain enters the lavish court of Queen Elizabeth. A lamb among wolves, she is easy prey to treachery and an aging queen's jealousy. Christopher Hollier has only one interest-reclaiming the title of Lord Graistan for his invalid brother. But the dangerous dance of plots to defy crown and country sweep them into events that may ultimately cost them their lives, and their love.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
10 June, 2014
It's time to get serious about my writing again. That's been hard to do with my life framed by milking cows, making cheese and raising vegetables. But Faucon and Edmund, the sleuths from my new mystery series, are chattering away in my head, demanding that I at least start taking notes. Even more motivating is the fact that the temperatures here in Arizona have now climbed over the 100 degree mark. Air conditioning is a wonderful thing.
And now, back to your regular programming.
Denise Domning is the award-winning, best-selling author of eleven historical novels and the co-author with Monica Sarli of one gritty, hard-bitten memoir of addiction and recovery. Of the two genres she frankly prefers the rats, grime and fleas of the Twelfth Century over the ghettos and drug use of modern Kansas City. For Denise, writing means using words as her time machine and painting an accurate portrait of a past. Open any of her novels, whether Twelfth, Thirteenth, Sixteenth or Nineteenth Century, and step into a bygone era. As one reviewer put it "...you live the life and the language, smell the odors of unwashed humanity, and hear the sucking sounds as your flimsy shoes slog through mud and muck." Now doesn't that sound romantic?
Denise and her husband Ed live on a farm in Cornville (yes, Cornville), Arizona, where they plant veggies, milk cows and have an Easter egg hunt every day.