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Lucinda Elliot

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Lucinda Elliot is a five times winner of the B.R.A.G medallion for outstanding fiction, for 'That Scoundrel Emile Dubois' 'Ravensdale, 'their sequel 'Where Worlds Meet' , another historical gothic spoof called, 'The Villainous Viscount Or the Curse of the Venns' and for her historical novel about the Peterloo Massare, 'The Peterloo Affair'.
She loves writing Gothic style stories, which isn't surprising because she was brought up in a series of great old isolated houses about England and Wales which her parents were refurbishing (it wasn't so fashionable back then). After that, she lived, studied and worked in London for many years and now lives in Mid Wales with her family.
She loves writing about strong women to complement gung ho males. Sh
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Ravensdale

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Titles From Victorian Romantic Melodramas to Make You Smile






The news generally being fairly grim – again – and there being nothing like a laugh to raise the spirits, I thought I’d write some more about looking through the titles of best sellers of  the Victorian and Edwardian  era.


And what better way than to begin with some of those by the subject of my last blog post, the writer of Victorian romantic melodramas, Charles Garvice. His titles

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That Scoundrel Emile Dubois (Romance)
1 chapters   —   updated May 14, 2015 03:34AM
Description: When young Sophie de Courcy, bored but patient companion to the Countess of Ruthin, agrees to marry her long-time hero, dashing French rogue Émile Dubois, she is catapulted into a dangerous world of Man Vampires and Time Warps. With the help of Agnes, her no nonsense, tarot-reading Welsh maid, she must come to terms with her new husband’s scandalous past, help him defeat the evil Vampire neighbours and to escape from the machinations of time which threaten to destroy their new found love. All this in just one book! Scoundrel is an entertaining, over-the-top Gothic adventure, alive with colourful character comedy as it flits between Revolutionary France and misty Wales.
That Scoundrel Emile Dubois (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated May 14, 2015 03:32AM
Description: Sophie de Courcy is happy to marry the dashing French emigre Emile Dubois, despite the fact that due to the machinations of her neighbours, the sinister Kenricks, he is in danger of turning into a man vampire and is surrounded by a time warp. There is also the slight matter of the criminal past he shared with his valet Georges. Though Sophie soon finds herself a virtual prisoner in their new home with Emile and Georges predatory Man Vampires, Sophie and her redoubtable maid Agnes are determined to defeat the Kenricks and bring Emile and Georges back to humanity. The incongruous combination of earthy eighteenth century rogues and over-the-top Gothic adventure makes for many absurdities as Agnes and Sophie take on the forces of evil with the aid of Agnes' Tarot set and a lot of herbal remedies.
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"This a funny book. It’s funny in the sense of making you laugh out loud and it’s funny in the sense of being strange and hard to describe. I’ll start with the first.

Georgian romance novels are ripe for satire and author Lucinda Elliot does a fine job" Read more of this review »
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"I received this book for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own. Follow the Goddess Fish book tour here.

I enjoy a good satire. This one definitely had some fantastic elements. Poking fun at bodice rippers is often a good time, and it was" Read more of this review »
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Some of these stories are brilliant - particularly the one by Jack Trevor Story - all border on the alarming, some are downright sinister. All are interesting. Definitely worth reading.
Lucinda Elliot is on page 90 of 327 of The Go-Between: Leo is drawn to both of Marian's admirers, both the farmer and the earl, and is happy to give her messages from them, about a bible, a note about 'business'. Meanwhile, the weather gets hotter and hotter. Very atmospheric.
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“When you visualized a man or a woman carefully, you could always begin to feel pity . . . that was a quality God's image carried with it . . . when you saw the lines at the corners of the eyes, the shape of the mouth, how the hair grew, it was impossible to hate. Hate was just a failure of imagination.”
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Making Connections: 541. THAT SCOUNDREL EMILE DUBOIS by Lucinda Elliot 1 18 Sep 15, 2012 03:37AM  
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“The ultimate revenge is living well and being happy. Hateful people can't stand happy people. Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”-”
Confucius

“On Elizabeth Gaskell's 'Sylvia's Lovers'.
'Philip Hepuburn worships Sylvia Robson, and finds dishonour' Sylvia Robson worships Charley Kinraid, and finds disillusionment. Charley Kinraid worships himself, and finds a career in the Royal Navy and an heiress who agrees with him.”
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“The day misspent,
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Nothing is exempt
from resurrection.”
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“When death, the great Reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.”
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