Sometimes I wear leather, but a piece of my heart will always belong to the muslin and lace of the Regency.
Growing up in Texas, I was half a world away from London and the rolling hills of the beautiful English countryside. But I still loved all things British...the lilt of the language, tea & crumpets, the castles and country estates, the idea of a Royal Family who really knew how to throw a wedding...all these seemed like the ultimate fairy tale and they captivated me.
I also loved history, so what would be more natural for me than to study British history? Even today, I could tell you more about Henry VIII's six wives than I could most U.S. presidents.
When I discovered the historical romances written by numerous authors, most notably Georgette Heyer, Barbara Cartland, and of course, Miss Jane Austen, it was a match made in...well, made in the library and the local bookstore, at least! Over a time span of some years, I read perhaps a thousand or so and then decided to try my hand at writing one. The results were a traditional Regency holiday novella, AN ARRANGED VALENTINE and a traditional Regency novel, CHOOSING WILL. I hope you'll enjoy reading both of them as much as I did researching and writing them.
I'd love to hear from you! Please connect with me on Twitter (@KadeeMcDonald) or Facebook (KadeeMcDonaldAuthor) or visit my website for updates (www.KadeeMcDonald.com).
Where to find Kadee McDonald online
by Kadee McDonald
Published: November 22, 2016
"Choosing Will" is a sweet, traditional Regency romance novel. Marisa Landon falls in love with her best friend's brother, Will, the day she turns fourteen. Four years later, she agrees to a whirlwind London Season to prove to him that their lifelong friendship can turn into something more. What will Marisa choose to do if Will won't offer for her?
An Arranged Valentine
by Kadee McDonald
"An Arranged Valentine" is a traditional Regency romance novella told in 10 mini-chapters.
Miss Penelope Braxton has never met sensible George Harburton or his more dashing younger brother, Henry, but she agrees to consider marriage to one of them. When one of the gentlemen changes his ways, will he be able to compose the perfect poetry to win Penelope’s heart?
Kadee McDonald's tag cloud