New Year, New Books to read…

From Pemberley to Milton


Hello everyone,

And welcome to From Pemberley to Milton’s first 2016 post!

For the first post of the year, instead of the usual reviews, I thought it would be best to share with you some of my favourite books from 2015 and my plans for 2016. But don’t worry, I’ll never stop reviewing, and my next post will definitely be a review 🙂

2015 was a great year for me in terms of JAFF reading due to the diversification. Usually I prefer regency variations, and before this blog those would be the only JAFF books I would read, but the contact with other readers, writers and editors opened my eyes to many other types of JAFF books that I came love. I loved Longborn’s Songbird which occurs in the post WW II, I fell in love with Then Comes Winter which was my first Anthology, and I now look at…

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Then Comes Winter blog tour: Meet Maureen Lee Lenker — plus a giveaway!


“Then comes Winter with bluster and snow, that brings to our cheeks the ruddy glow…”
~ Gertrude Tooley Buckingham

If you long for a toasty snuggle on a cold winter’s night, this compilation of original short stories inspired by the magic of the holiday season—and more than a nod to  Jane Austen—is fancied as a sublime wintertime treat. Featuring short stories by four Meryton Press authors and seven up-and-coming winners of their Holiday Romance contest, Then Comes Winter offers a mix of contemporary and Regency musings.

15060606_Maureen_Lenker-035I’m very happy to welcome one of the contributors, Maureen Lee Lenker, to Skipping Midnight today. After the interview, follow the Rafflecopter link to win a free copy of Then Comes Winter!

Laura: Why did you decide to enter the Holiday Romance contest? What were you hoping to get out of it? 

Maureen: Well, I love to write, but often find my time to do so limited, so…

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