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Claire Delacroix

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New York Times bestselling author Claire Delacroix sold her first book in 1992, an historical romance called THE ROMANCE OF THE ROSE. Since then, she has published over forty romance novels and novellas, and has also been published under the names Claire Cross and Deborah Cooke. She has an honours degree in history, with a focus on medieval studies. She is an avid reader of medieval vernacular literature, fairy tales and fantasy novels.

For books written under the pseudonym, Claire Cross, see:

For books written under Claire's own name, Deborah Cooke, please see:

In October and November 2009, she was the writer in residence for the Toronto Public Library, the firs

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The Frost Maiden's Kiss audiobook

We’ve started this month of audiobook giveaways with three copies of The Frost Maiden’s Kiss in audio. This medieval Scottish romance is book #3 of my True Love Brides series and my latest audiobook release. It’s narrated by Saskia Maarleveld, who has narrated this series and my Jewels of Kinfairlie series.

The Frost Maiden’s Kiss in audio is available at Amazon, Audible and Apple.

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Upcoming Events

Romancing the Capital
Author appearance, May 05, 2016 06:00PM
Holiday Inn and Suites, Kanata, CA
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Romancing the Falls
Author appearance, May 27, 2017 10:00AM
Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, CA
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date: May 27, 2017 10:00AM
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description: This is a new event, which promises to be a wonderful day (and maybe a whole weekend of events). The RSVP date is for pre-ordering my books for the signing - look for the form in March of 2017.
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I just launched a new series in July and put all the books in the series on GR. They all appear, and have the series listing, but w
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" Probably not, Fannie. This is a one-day special offer. :-)

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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
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The Lost Pre-Raphaelite by Nigel Daly
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Wow. This is a fabulous book. It begins, quite reasonably, with the acquisition of an old house and the desire to know more about the people who have lived there, as well as the story of the house. It evolves into a detective story and some credible ...more
" Yes, that's how it was before. One of these days...I need more hours in my days to keep up on everything! LOL!

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Not my favorite Brunetti mystery, but still interesting.
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“No man of honor avoided what needed to be done, simply because it might not proceed in his favor.”
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Mikky Hello,Claire! Thank you for the friendship.

Savannah Claire, thank you for the friendship.

Harlequin Books Hello Claire, it is a pleasure to become your friend on goodreads.

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