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Ashlyn Macnamara

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Ashlyn lives in the wilds of suburbia outside Montreal with her husband and two teenaged daughters. When not writing, she looks for other excuses to neglect the housework, among them knitting, reading and wasting time on the internet in the guise of doing research.

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Ashlyn Macnamara Getting paid to listen to the voices in my head.
Ashlyn Macnamara I have a clause in my contract giving me cover approval, but I don't have a lot to do with the original concept. The butt covers started with my…moreI have a clause in my contract giving me cover approval, but I don't have a lot to do with the original concept. The butt covers started with my second book, after I had what I call a prom dress cover on the first one. They sent me the mock-up of the second cover, I drooled all over my keyboard, and I said, "Yes, please." So we've just kept going in that direction.

I will say I've got a new series coming out in September that has nothing to do with my Regencies. It's fantasy, along the lines of Game of Thrones, only with more romance and less disembowelment. They're putting the heroines on the covers of those books. I am hoping to be able to reveal the first one soon. I really like where they're going with this.(less)
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“Ah, sarcasm. The final refuge of the desperate.”
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“It's easy enough to smile at a man if you want to capture his attention, but once you realize he's not really looking at you, that perhaps he never really saw you, smiling becomes much more difficult”
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Ashlyn Macnamara Carol *Young at Heart Oldie* wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend invite, Ashlyn :)"

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Carol *Young at Heart Oldie* Thank you for accepting my friend invite, Ashlyn :)


Ashlyn Macnamara Thank you!


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Karla Darcy Congrats on the new book. Much success!


Ashlyn Macnamara Hi Laura,

I'm glad you enjoyed the book! You're not mistaken about the Sense and Sensibility angle, although I didn't start out intending to do that. It was subconscious until chapter seven or so (where Highgate and Sophia have that conversation in the library about books), and then I realized what was happening. :)

Upperton's story is coming out in late August. I just turned in my copy edits on that one.


Laura Ferrari Hi! Thanks for friending me :-)

I absolutely love "A most scandalous proposal"! Is it strange that it reminds me of Sense and Sensibility? Except of course for a more assertive kind of Edward (Benedict is such a marvellous hero! I love childhood friends turning into lovers :-D plus, every time I read his name, an image of Benedict Cumberbatch would pop into my mind, which is a bonus) and an even more dashing Colonel Brandon (Highgate was such a sweetheart! Couldn't decide if I wanted to be Sophia or Julia more!).

How long till Upperton's story?!


Isalys Hi :) Thanks for friending me on here. Now we can share more books!!


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