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Angela Quarles

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Angela Quarles is a RWA RITA® award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary, time travel, and steampunk romance. Library Journal named her steampunk, Steam Me Up, Rawley, Best Self-Published Romance of 2015 and Must Love Chainmail won the 2016 RITA® Award in the paranormal category, the first indie to win in that category. Angela loves history, folklore, and family history and combined it with her active imagination to write stories of romance and adventure.

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Angela Quarles The original germ for Must Love Breeches was wondering who would be cool to meet if I went back in time. I’d originally conceived to go back to Jane…moreThe original germ for Must Love Breeches was wondering who would be cool to meet if I went back in time. I’d originally conceived to go back to Jane Austen’s era, but that idea has been well-trodden. When I came across Ada Lovelace, I had my answer. Born Augusta Ada Byron, she is the only legitimate daughter of the famous poet and bad boy Lord Byron and his wife, Annabella Milbanke. What a tumultuous and intriguing marriage that was! I had a hard time reining in Lady Byron in this story, as my interpretation of her personality is not favorable, and she was just oh-so annoying to me. I had many more scenes with her, as she lent herself easily to being an antagonist, but this story isn’t supposed to be a rant about her and they were cut. Ada had such a sad childhood, and while her adulthood contained many amazing accomplishments, she died unpardonably young at thirty-six from uterine cancer. I think a lot her troubles stemmed from the tyranny of her mother, and in this novel, I took the liberty of giving her an alternate life through meeting Isabelle where she didn’t die of cancer and had a happier life. In the end, this is a work of fiction, and my imagination, and I wanted to give this alternate life to her. I picked 1834 because it was the first year that Ada Byron was ‘out’ (having her Season in public). It was after her second Season that she married her husband William King, becoming Baroness King. In 1838, her husband became the Earl of Lovelace, and so that’s why she’s commonly called Ada Lovelace.
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Angela Quarles Thank you! Must Love Chainmail I'm hoping by early Fall. Unfortunately, Steam Me Up, Rawley probably won't make it to audio as it wouldn't be…moreThank you! Must Love Chainmail I'm hoping by early Fall. Unfortunately, Steam Me Up, Rawley probably won't make it to audio as it wouldn't be profitable unless it somehow finds its audience :) Maybe it will when I write some more in that series. Must Love Kilts should be out as an ebook this summer, and as soon as I can save up the money again and book the narrator, it will follow Chainmail...(less)
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It’s been over a year since I left y’all hanging with why in the world Fiona kicked Duncan out of the marital bed. And it’s almost here!


I loved telling this story–there’s something about a close-to-the-vest hero that just hits ya in the feels when they open themselves up to love!


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“The door opened, held by the butler, and Lord Montagu swept into the room, his presence overwhelming the space. She could swear even the flowers in their vases perked up and listed in his direction. Honest to Pete.”
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“Wham. She glommed onto him like white plastic on a Stormtrooper, shamelessly pressing against his body, groping and kissing.”
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“Yes, especially if the lady is intelligent. I have never been one to tolerate fools, regardless of their sex, so it follows I also appreciate sense, regardless of sex.”
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Sophia Howdy Angela!

Loved your Beer and Groping In Las Vegas! Congrats on the latest. Thanks for looking me up on GR.


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K.E. Saxon Hey Angela! Thanks for the GR friendship!


Angela Quarles Nenia wrote: "Hello, Angela! Thank you for adding me as a friend! I think you're the third Angela I've got on my list now! I seem to be collecting them lol. :)"

LOL! Be careful, or we'll take over!


message 2: by Nenia *The Flagrant Liberal* (last edited Dec 16, 2012 09:20PM)

Nenia *The Flagrant Liberal* Campbell Hello, Angela! Thank you for adding me as a friend! I think you're the third Angela I've got on my list now! I seem to be collecting them lol. :)


Savannah Angela,

Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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