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Mimi Matthews

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USA Today bestselling author Mimi Matthews writes both historical nonfiction and award-winning proper Victorian romances, including Fair as a Star, a Library Journal Best Romance of 2020; Gentleman Jim, a Kirkus Best Indie Romance of 2020; and The Work of Art, winner of the 2020 HOLT Medallion. Her novels have received starred reviews from Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus, 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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Welcome, Asteria!

As most of you know, I recently lost my Andalusian gelding Centelleo to colic. Though he’d retired from his dressage career, and though my neck injury prevents me from riding like I used to, as long as he was alive, he served as a beacon of hopefulness for me. When he died, it was as […]
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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.”
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“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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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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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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