Gillian St. Kevern

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Gillian St. Kevern Hi!

You're absolutely right, the books in the Read by Candlelight series are not in chronological order. Currently, the time line goes:

The Secretary a…more
Hi!

You're absolutely right, the books in the Read by Candlelight series are not in chronological order. Currently, the time line goes:

The Secretary and the Ghost
The Mystery of Brackenwell Hall

The Haunted Bedchamber

The Vampire's Relic
Book 7 (no title as yet--in the early plotting stages!)

The Art of Drowning (book 6--tentative release date August 10th)

The Well-dressed Werewolf

I appreciate that this non-linear way of writing is not going to please everyone! However, I'm finding that taking this approach to the series gives me a lot of freedom to explore this world and write what most calls to me.

It also gives me the chance to do things like pivot and write the story of how Leighton and Cross adopt their son, which wasn't part of my original plan. But I've had a few people telling me they want to read this story, and I'd like to tell it!

I was planning to make a chronological list once the series was complete, but I hope this will tide you over until then. And if you ever want to know more about a particular book, let me know! (less)
Gillian St. Kevern Thanks for the question, Andrea!

I'd say Thorns and Fangs is a series, in that each book is a complete story with a firm ending. But the MC's relation…more
Thanks for the question, Andrea!

I'd say Thorns and Fangs is a series, in that each book is a complete story with a firm ending. But the MC's relationship progresses over each book -- book 1 is where they meet and it ends on a HFN, book two furthers their relationship, book 3 is going to take it even further. So on the romance front, you could argue it is a serial, but on the paranormal side, each book is a self-contained story.

Let me know if this helps, or if you need more info!(less)
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Hi!

You're absolutely right, the books in the Read by Candlelight series are not in chronological order. Currently, the time line goes:

The Secretary and the Ghost
The Mystery of Brackenwell Hall

The Haunted Bedchamber

The Vampire's Relic
Book 7 (no titl See Full Answer
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"A lovely, lyrical Green Man tale that was all too brief. Lush and atmospheric. Beautiful, austere prose. A very slowly developing romance with a clever twist in the storyline. "
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“A belief in God does not preclude a belief in other things,” he said. “In fact, I find it encourages it. If you believe in God you must accept the devil. Accept the devil, and you accept there are things not of God that wield powers undreamt of by the common man, and exist outside of man’s knowing.”
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Skirmish Thanks for accepting my friend request! Looking forward to read your books :)


Gillian Kevern Emma Sea wrote: ""

Thank you, Emma! What a lovely image.


Gillian Kevern Emma Sea wrote: "aaaaand now I feel like a creepy stalker. Sorry about the review-liking. Thanks for the friendvite"

You should not feel like any variety of stalker -- this is how I find most my goodreads friends (they find me).


Emma Sea aaaaand now I feel like a creepy stalker. Sorry about the review-liking. Thanks for the friendvite


Gillian Kevern Thank you so much, Ashley! I'm thrilled you enjoyed it and really excited to know that it is in proofing. Thank you for your help getting it ready to share!


Ashley E OHMIGOSH. Just proofread your LL story. Amazing!


Gillian Kevern I've been enjoying your updates on Facebook, thought 'why not get them straight from the source?'


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