With only one day until the new year (and our Orchid Affair excerpt!), here’s a blast from the very recent past, The Betrayal of the Blood Lily, which came out in January 2010. It doesn’t feel like it was that long ago, does it?
Blood Lily will be back on shelves as a paperback, with a snazzy new cover, on January 4, 2011.
In contrast to some of the lighter passages from the earlier books, my favorite section from Blood Lily is much more emotionally fraught– not surprising when you consider the character of Penelope, a woman at war with herself and most of the people around her. Penelope’s outrageous behavior has already seen her married in haste and carted off to India. Now, all but alone in a foreign country, she’s facing the repercussions of her careless choices.