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USA Today bestselling author Mimi Matthews writes both historical nonfiction and award-winning proper Victorian romances. Her novels have received starred reviews from Library Journal and Publishers Weekly, and her articles have been featured on the Victorian Web, the Journal of Victorian Culture, and in syndication at BUST Magazine. In her other life, Mimi is an attorney. She resides in California with her family, which includes a retired Andalusian dressage horse, a Sheltie, and two Siamese cats.

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Mimi Matthews Hi Victoria! I have a secret project I'll be working on. I'm also planning to write a novella or two featuring characters who appear in my Parish Orph…moreHi Victoria! I have a secret project I'll be working on. I'm also planning to write a novella or two featuring characters who appear in my Parish Orphans of Devon series. xx(less)
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The Work of Art is a Holt Medallion Finalist!

I’m so happy to announce that my Regency romance novel The Work of Art is a finalist for the Holt Medallion! The Holt Medallion is an award hosted by the Virginia Romance Writers’ chapter of RWA, It honors outstanding literary talent. The Work of Art finalled in the historical category, along with four other exceptional […]
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Once Upon a Kiss by Jayne Fresina
“He knew then he was in danger. Very real danger. No woman had ever given him a gift or spoken to him as she did. Or tied him in these breathless knots. Or left him so aroused just by standing close and letting him hold her hand.”
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Hi Jessica! My novels don't have on the page sex scenes, and when sex is mentioned, it's not in graphic detail. Hope that answers your question! xx
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In her debut novel, Woven in Moonlight, Isabel Ibañez has created a glittering work of art, just like the moonlit tapestries woven by the novel’s heroine, Ximena. This is a rich, powerful story set in a beautifully realized world, as vivid and exciti ...more
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“Not very romantic, is it? But I don't want you to feel powerless with me. I value your intelligence and your strength. I'd rather you stood at my side than in my shadow.”
Mimi Matthews, A Holiday by Gaslight

“A wounded animal will bite and claw,” she said to Mrs. Ogilvy. “And it often cannot tell friend from foe. One mustn’t judge such a creature too harshly.”
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“I don't know if I can let you dance with anyone else. Not without kissing you first.”
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“He knew then he was in danger. Very real danger. No woman had ever given him a gift or spoken to him as she did. Or tied him in these breathless knots. Or left him so aroused just by standing close and letting him hold her hand.”
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Mimi Matthews Donna wrote: "Thanks, Mimi, for becoming a friend on Good Reads. Looks as though we like a lot of the same authors.
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You're very welcome, Donna :)


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Donna Thanks, Mimi, for becoming a friend on Good Reads. Looks as though we like a lot of the same authors.
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