L.L. Bartlett's Blog

May 19, 2015

I am a sucker for chintz-patterned china. Today's pattern is Shelley's "Paisley Gilt Chintz." Wouldn't you just love to have a nice cuppa tea from this cup?
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Published on May 19, 2015 04:57 • 4 views

May 12, 2015

In my newsletter last week, I asked readers to share their favorite teacup patterns. This one is "Dainty Blue" by Shelley, and is collected by Suzanne V. of Mission Viejo, CA. Isn't' it lovely?
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Published on May 12, 2015 03:39 • 3 views

May 11, 2015

Like the picture says, Victoria Square is moving from the back burner to the front. The series has been languishing while I've turned my attention to other things ... like writing The Booktown Mysteries, the Jeff Resnick Mysteries, the Lotus...
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Published on May 11, 2015 02:19 • 1 view

May 5, 2015

Isn't this a beautiful pattern? Makes me feel like putting the kettle on and starting a new pot right now.
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Published on May 05, 2015 10:37 • 4 views
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Published on May 05, 2015 10:29 • 2 views

May 3, 2015

It’s been two years since the mugging that nearly killed him, and Jeff Resnick is finally putting his life back together. But his sense of peace is shattered when the detective investigating his wife’s murder calls to update him on...
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Published on May 03, 2015 22:54 • 5 views
Coming to paperback on Tuesday, May 5th!
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Published on May 03, 2015 11:46 • 1 view

May 1, 2015

Angelica wants to impress the new manager of NRA Realty --but does she HAVE to have her tea party at Tricia's store? (That would be a big YES!) COMING TO PAPERBACK ON TUESDAY MAY 5th! (And the ebook price drops...
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Published on May 01, 2015 06:13 • 1 view

April 28, 2015

Back by popular demand. (Okay, a few people on Facebook requested it.) I love this pattern. I first saw it at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Niagara-On-The-Lake (Ontario, Canada) where Mr. L and I have had afternoon tea many...
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Published on April 28, 2015 10:05 • 2 views

April 27, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Duck came calling this afternoon. They aren't really welcome around our pool because ... let's just say they aren't very tidy. This time we scared them away just by taking pictures. I grabbed one more shot as...
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Published on April 27, 2015 10:21 • 7 views