Marilyn Clay

Biography

Marilyn Clay is a multi-published author and respected historian of the Regency period in English history. For sixteen years, she published The Regency Plume Newsletter, an international newsletter composed of well-researched articles penned by published Regency authors, useful to writers, historians and people interested in all aspects of the 18th and early 19th centuries in English history. Kensington Books has published six of Marilyn Clay’s historical novels all set during the English Regency, all of which have been translated to foreign languages and are now available on the web as e-books. Marilyn Clay’s most recent novels have been set in Colonial America. Deceptions: A Colonial Jamestown Novel was released in hardcover in July 2010 from Thomson/Gale, who also released Secrets And Lies: A Jamestown Novel in June 2012. Betsy Ross: Accidental Spy and Stalking A Killer were recently published by Mayfair Mysteries. Many of Marilyn Clay's non-fiction titles are also available from Smashwords. For additional information about author Marilyn Clay, visit: http://theregencyplume.tripod.com/marilynclay/

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Daisy Grows Up: A Kitten Baby Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
"Daisy Grows Up: A Kitten Baby Book" is the true story of a kitten named Daisy Mae, who tells her own story (with the help of her 'person' Mom) and over 50 photographs that illustrate Daisy's misadventures and highlight her vivid imagination. You’ll laugh out loud over Daisy’s adventures and the questions she asks as she learns about life in the people world. Beautiful photography!
The Letter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,080. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In 1617 Jamestown Virginia a daring deception leads to dangerous passion in this riveting blend of romance, intrigue, and adventure. Desperate to escape a marriage arranged by her aristocratic London guardians and to wed her childhood sweetheart, beautiful but innocent Catherine Parke secretly boards a ship bound for the New World.
A Pretty Puzzle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A PRETTY PUZZLE is a Regency romance novel. Chelsea Grant had been the prettiest—and most penniless—young lady at Miss Farringdon’s Academy. Telling spoiled heiress Alayna Marchmont about a family scandal was a schoolgirl’s naïve mistake. Now, Alayna has blackmailed Chelsea into an outrageous scheme…spend a dull month in the country with Alayna’s elderly aunt while pretending to be Alayna!
Miss Eliza's Gentleman Caller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,830. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
MISS ELIZA’S GENTLEMAN CALLER is a Regency romance novel set in London just after Waterloo. Young and innocent, Miss Eliza Foxburn is genuinely alarmed to discover that her widower father, Sir Richard, is courting a young lady whose father is in trade! Worse yet, the chit is only nineteen, just one year older than Eliza! The tendre is making her father look like an old fool, at least to Eliza.
Felicity's Folly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When beautiful but independent Felicity Rhoades turns her late husband's manor home into a country boarding house, she is unprepared for the unusual assortment of guests who show up, especially the one who arrives declaring he was chased by a headless horseman! Does the handsome earl have windmills in his head, or has he truly gone around the bend? This paranormal Regency is loads of fun!
The Uppity Earl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
An American girl, born in London, returns to England to escape the tyranny of a cruel step-father; and do her utmost to reform the harsh child labor laws of her birth country. The Earl of Penwyck, and member of Parliament, is the very sort of influential gentleman Miss Darby wishes to present her impassioned plea. Yet, she has never met a more self-righteous, infuriatingly uppity man! What to do?
The Unsuitable Suitor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When Miss Miranda Fraser discovers her family home is now owned by the most notorious rakehell in Regency England, she vows to travel to London to set things to rights, but Miranda doesn't count on just how handsome and charming the most notorious rakehell in Regency England can be!
Betsy Ross: Accidental Spy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In Philadelphia 1776, Betsy Ross wonders what really happened the night of the munitions warehouse explosion that killed her husband John Ross. Was it an accident or was the warehouse fire intentionally set? Was someone attempting to steal the Patriot weapons and gunpowder stored there? When the authorities refuse to investigate the crime, Betsy vows to uncover the truth.
History of the Water Closet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
Bewitching Lord Winterton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
BEWITCHING LORD WINTERTON is a Regency Romance set in London. Dire financial straits decreed that one of the late Sir Richard Abercorn’s daughters had to marry a wealthy man. Naturally, it would be golden-haired Lilibet, since plain Neala, at one-and-twenty was simply . . . too plain. Lady Abercorn knows exactly how to win Lilibet a rich husband; with her grandmother's bewitched wedding gown.
18th & 19th Century English Women At Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
18th and 19th CENTURY ENGLISH WOMEN AT SEA is a lively and entertaining account of the three types of women one might have found, legally or illegally, on board an English ship during the 18th and 19th centuries, i. e. prostitutes, officer’s and midshipmen’s wives and other female passengers, including mistresses, during peace or wartime; and women masquerading as sailors or crewmen.

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