I’m delighted to announce that CADENZA (Rockliffe Book 6) has been awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion – achieving a 5/5 rating from two indi-BRAG reviewers. So happy!
“Stella Riley’s excellent Roundheads & Cavaliers series gets off to a rousing start with Alex Wyndham’s reading of The Black Madonna.”
“Dazzling and beautiful – a tale of mystery and love read by a master narrator.”
“If you have never read or listened to a Stella Riley book, please run to get your hands on this one.”
“This book is a treasure, a keeper, to return to again and again!”
“Fantastic!!! Stella Riley as author and Alex Wyndham as narrator have excelled … ”
“Wonderful narration of a great story!”
“The writing is brilliant; the dialogue is intelligent; the plot is fascinating; and Alex Wyndham is the best narrator I have ever heard.”
“Alex Wyndham gives an outstanding performance in this audiobook; he captures the voices, characters and emotional nuances perfectly … and to hear Luciano as the romantic hero steals my breath. As always, Alex Wyndham elevates the experience to a whole new dimension.”
“Awesome! What a great author and narrator!”
5 STAR AUDIBLE REVIEWS
I’m thrilled to announce that THE PLAYER has been honoured with a B.R.A.G. (Book Readers’ Appreciation Group) Medallion.
The B.R.A.G. review process is lengthy and detailed and, of the books submitted, only 20% to 25% are awarded a medallion.
Here is what the B.R.A.G, reviewer had to say:-
“This is a GREAT novel. It is the best novel I’ve read for indieBRAG. I am pleased to give it a very high rating. I have found a new historical romance author. THANK YOU. I love this book so much I had to get a paperback copy as well to have and to hold. One of the most fun stories I have ever read. I love, love, love this book and recommend it for a B.R.A.G. medallion.”
Yes – really!
Here is what Hilary Rose had to say:-
Are you a Georgette Heyer fan? Are you sad that she’s unlikely to write another Regency romance, on account of her having died in 1974? Well, I have exciting news: Stella Riley’s The Parfit Knight; honestly, it’s as good as Georgette. I read all five books in the series back to back on the way to work and loved them all. I finished the last one while actually walking over London Bridge, because I couldn’t put it down. Read it now. Thank me later.
Wow! I certainly never expected this!
I’m delighted to announce that THE MARIGOLD CHAIN
has been awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion.
B.R.A.G. stands for Book Readers Appreciation Group and of the titles submitted to it for consideration, only 20-25% achieve a medallion. The Marigold Chain now joins A Splendid Defiance in gaining this honour.
“A very enjoyable read. The writer has a talent that makes even a complicated historical story with many characters smooth reading. I definitely recommend this book and look forward to more from this author.”
THE PLAYER (Rockliffe #3)
has earned a 5 star Readers’ Favourite Award.
“An incredible, page turning historical romance, The Player held me captive until I had finished the last page. I found it difficult to put down; and when I did, it called me to go back to the stage set by Stella Riley and wait for the curtain to rise.”
Available as ebook and paperback from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and Smashwords. Also in audio from Amazon and Audible.
On the EXTRAS page today, a visit to the London Pantheon.
Among various notable events which took place there, the most bizarre is probably the exhibition of Lunardi’s balloon – shown fully inflated inside the Pantheon shortly after his 1784 successful 50 mile flight.
“Hazard is a fabulous addition to this thoroughly enjoyable series of Georgian romances. Ms. Riley’s writing is sharply focused and elegant, her characters are strongly drawn, the chemistry between the leads is undeniable and both romances are brought to immensely satisfying conclusions. It gets a very strong recommendation.”
Read the complete review by Caz Owens at All About Romance
The dice game, Hazard was immensely popular with Georgian gamblers.
However, if you’re planning to play in one of the less respectable houses – or even a hell – it’s worth taking a quick course in the correct lingo.
You wouldn’t want to be thought a flat or a bubble because this might result in you being targeted by a mace cove or a nickum – which, in turn would almost certainly see you thoroughly dished up or, worse still, lurched.