Cara Elliott




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Cara Elliott

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About this author

Cara Elliott started creating books at the age of five, or so her mother tells her. And Mom has the proof preserved in a family scrapbook—a neatly penciled story, the pages lavishly illustrated with full color crayon drawings of horses. Cara has since moved on from Westerns to writing about Regency England, a time and place that has captured her imagination ever since she opened the covers of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”

A graduate of Yale University, Cara has garnered numerous accolades for her writing, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for Historical Mystery /Suspense and two RITAs nominations for Regency Romance. (She also writes a historical mystery series under the nom de plume Andrea Penrose.)

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Tennis 1Cara/Andrea here, and as I'm a little under the gun with deadlines and guest, I am invoking the Wench Panic Rule, which allows us to post an oldie but goodie . . . so without further ado . . .


Wimbledon is in full swing this weekend on the verdant grass courts of the All England Club.. Its one of the Grand Slam events, a quartet of tournaments that are the crown jewels of the sports elite compe...

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“Sweet Jesus," he whispered, trailing kisses along the line of her jaw. "Our excavation must have freed some deep, dark ancient enchantment from the earth. How else to explain this magic?”
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The 2nd annual Nothing but Reading Challenges' Best 'DRESS'ed Cover Poll. (2012 edition.)

Help us pick out the best DRESSed cover of 2012. If you don't see one of your favorites please feel free to add it. Just make sure you add it to the right dress category and that the cover came out in 2012. We have six categories:

- Red Click here to get to the Poll.
- White Click here to get to the Poll.
- Blue Click here to get to the Poll.
- Purple/Pink Click here to get to the Poll.
- Black/Miscellaneous Click here to get to the Poll.
- Yellow/Gold/Orange Click here to get to the Poll.

Each category has it's own poll and we'll pick the top 3 from each to go in a finally poll to determine which cover had the most beautiful dress. Enjoy!

First color up is Red:

 
  54 votes, 38.8%

 
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  11 votes, 7.9%

 
  7 votes, 5.0%

 
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Ripe for Seduction by Isobel Carr (write-in)
 
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Gokce ~Muslin Myst~ Hey Cara, thanks for the friend request! It came at a time when I hunger for historicals too, I'm looking forward to reading your books :)


Elizabeth (Liz) Thank you for the friend invite, Cara!! I'm looking forward to reading your books!

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving:)


message 6: by Cara

Cara Elliott MoonGlitter wrote: "Hi Cara,
Thank you for the friendship!"



Looking forward to enjoying books together!


MoonGlitter Hi Cara,
Thank you for the friendship!


message 4: by Cara

Cara Elliott Melissa wrote: "Thank you for the friend request, Cara. I appreciate it! I look forward to reading your Historicals. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!"

Thanks, Meliisa! Look forward to sharing books here on Goodreads!


message 3: by Cara

Cara Elliott Hi Cathy,

Thanks so my for your lovely note. Am thrilled to hear you enjoy my books! Look forwwrad to being friends here on Goodreads. (Sorry for the delay in answering but I just got my power back a day ago after Hurricane Sandy!)

Cathiecaffey wrote: "Hi Cara! Love ur books! As Andrea Pickens too! Many thanks for the friendship! And all you do. I so need to add those I read of yours! Im need to catch up!"


Cathiecaffey Hi Cara! Love ur books! As Andrea Pickens too! Many thanks for the friendship! And all you do. I so need to add those I read of yours! Im need to catch up!


Savannah Cara,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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