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To the site of RONE-nominated historical romance author & purveyor of warm, unexpected happily ever afters. Glad you're here!

 

About

Whitney is a bit of a wanderer and something of a bluestocking. She’s been telling stories since childhood, when she would rewrite the endings of her favorite books and movies (or add “deleted scenes” to them). When she’s not writing or reading, she enjoys cooking, dancing, and going for long walks with no specific destination in mind. Her Other Self writes Historical Paranormal Romance as Camille Duplessis.

  

 

What Reviewers Say...

Whitney has never let us down yet, the story just gets better as it goes along. Intriguing storyline, excellent characters and addictive reading.

This was such a good book to read that I was sorry when it came to an end. I enjoyed every chapter.

I loved these two flawed characters, and the slow unfolding of their journey in this clean, but not staid, story. Their fears, pride, confusion, and humility are so real, believable and relatable that you can't help but cheer them on.

 

Dukes of Destiny

"Meet these damaged dukes from the Napoleonic Wars and the spirited, strong-willed, and beautiful women who help them discover the joy of living again. Romance, intrigue, and passion ignite in this stunning new series... and read for FREE in Kindle Unlimited!"

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Duke of Havoc

A pragmatic governess goes toe to toe with a rakish military tactician.

Duke of Havoc was a 2019 RONE award nominee.

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Duke of Sorrow

A disfigured duke and a mysterious woman discover that love is where you least expect to find it.

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Duke of Disgrace

A secretary doesn’t count on falling in love with her employer and raising the ire of his unfaithful lady wife.

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Duke of Misfortune

A younger son with a secret identity suddenly inherits a title, but he's desperately in need of an heiress.

*If you liked Duke of Misfortune, be sure to read Charles' story, A Strange Christmas Game (included in the 2020 anthology O Night Divine).

 

Novellas

 

The Lyon's Den in Winter

Via the publisher:


"Meet Viola Black, a cross-dressing playwright with a flair for the dramatic. But even life imitating art can't prepare her for the trouble she finds herself in. An age old feud, an abduction, and unexpected fiancée prove more thrilling than any tale she's written.

From RONE nominated author, Whitney Blake, read the latest installment in the THE LYON'S DEN: The Black Widow of Whitehall Connected World, where the underground of Regency London thrives... and loves."

What's Next?

THE GAME OF SKILL TRILOGY

Did you want to know more about the Black family? You're in luck! Set after The Lyon's Den in Winter.

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Ghost of the Devil’s Glen

SUMMER 2022

Will Viola ever become the doctor’s wife, or is fate poised to rip her from Duncan as quickly as it brought them together?

Charmer of the Country Glen

AUTUMN 2022

Malcolm isn’t even sure if he can love again. Still, it seems to be in the cards for the unrepentant sharp if he’s only brave enough to take a chance on it.

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Rogue of the Desolate Glen

WINTER 2023

Claire is being tracked by her dastardly fiancé. Jax has to help before she, and his heart with her, are lost.

 

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