Kindle Forum, Kindle Social Network

Kindle Your Social Life --- We're Making Reading Cool Again

Grace Elliot
  • Female
  • London
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Grace Elliot's Friends

  • KJ Nivin

Grace Elliot's Discussions

Verity's Lie - historical romance by Grace Elliot

NEW release - special price - $1.99! (Limited time)  Verity's Lie - synopsisCharles Huntley, Lord Ryevale, infamous rogue…and government agent.In unsettled times, with England at war with France,…Continue

Started Aug 1, 2013

Veterinary Science and Writing Romance!

During August, Lindsay Below has the theme of 'science' running on her blog. I delighted to contribute with my post on how veterinary science can be similar to writing romance.Why not pop over and…Continue

Started Aug 23, 2011

#SampleSunday- June12th.

Readers - find excerpts here!Authors - post your excerpts! This week my #SampleSunday is from 'A Dead Man's Debt' (5 star rated historical romance) Celeste on her death bed.... …Continue

Tags: excerpt., #SampleSunday, Elliot, Grace

Started Jun 12, 2011

#SampleSunday - 5th June. Find new reads here!

READERS - find excerpts from new and exciting authors.AUTHORS - post your #SampleSunday excerpts here. In this excerpt from 'A Dead Man's Debt' (5 star rated historical romance) - we join Lord Ranulf…Continue

Tags: excerpt., #SampleSunday, Elliot, Grace

Started Jun 5, 2011

 

Grace Elliot's Page

Latest Activity

Grace Elliot posted a discussion

Verity's Lie - historical romance by Grace Elliot

NEW release - special price - $1.99! (Limited time)  Verity's Lie - synopsisCharles Huntley, Lord Ryevale, infamous rogue…and government agent.In unsettled times, with England at war with France, Ryevale is assigned to covertly protect a politician’s daughter, Miss Verity Verrinder. To keep Verity under his watchful eye, Ryevale plots a campaign of seduction that no woman can resist– except it seems, Miss Verrinder. In order to gain her trust Ryevale enters Verity’s world of charity meetings…See More
Aug 1, 2013
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Death in the Pots - Poison in Victorian Britain (part 3)

This week my blog post looks at the hidden poison in food stuffs - it seems the Victorian's refused to be told what they should and shouldnt eat - just like us!http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/death-in-pot-poison-in-victorian.html See More
Apr 25, 2012
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Death Clubs - Poison in Victorian Britain.

In this new series of blog posts, by author of historical romance, Grace Elliot, we look at Death Clubs in Victorian Britain. Set up to cover the cost of funeral expenses, Death Clubs became an incentive for murder. Find out how by following the link: http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/death-club-poison-in-victorian-britain.htmlSee More
Apr 18, 2012
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

The Great Seducers - The CHARMER

The next post in my series about "The Great Seducers" This week: The Charmer. http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/2012/03/great-seducers-charmer.htmlWhat does it take to be a charmer? What rules do they work by? Who is our famous charmer from history?See More
Mar 14, 2012
Grace Elliot posted a blog post
Feb 29, 2012
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

The Great Seducers (part 3) -The Ideal Lover.

LASTEST BLOG POST ALERT! The Great Seducers (part 3) - The Ideal Lover. The first two parts of this series looked at the siren (who masters by manipulation) and the rake (adores but unable to commit). Today's post and our third type of seducer, is 'the ideal lover', who in theory should be less threatening to our composure, but in reality is every bit as dangerous. The ideal lover feeds off people's dissatisfaction and in a world of disillusionment he or she is gifted in the illusion of…See More
Feb 22, 2012
Grace Elliot posted a discussion

Veterinary Science and Writing Romance!

During August, Lindsay Below has the theme of 'science' running on her blog. I delighted to contribute with my post on how veterinary science can be similar to writing romance.Why not pop over and leave a comment?http://lbelow.blogspot.com/2011/08/veterinary-knowledge.htmlGrace xSee More
Aug 23, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Miraculously Improbable - The Crystal Palace.

Did you know that the Crystal Palace, home to The Great Exhibition of 1851, measured exactly 1,851 feet long - in tribute to the year it opened? More historical trivia and fascinating facts about the Crystal Palace.Just follow this link;http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/ …See More
Jun 13, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a discussion

#SampleSunday- June12th.

Readers - find excerpts here!Authors - post your excerpts! This week my #SampleSunday is from 'A Dead Man's Debt' (5 star rated historical romance) Celeste on her death bed.... http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/p/samplesunday.htmlSee More
Jun 12, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Regency Panes - why windows are more interesting than they appear.

             This week I discovered a great book, ‘Regency Style’ by Steven Parissien, and the chapter on windows is especially fascinating. For instance, did you know that the ‘bottle pane’ windows associated with old-fashioned bow windows were NEVER used at the front of a house and this glass was a fire hazard? (More about this, later.) TO READ THE FULL POST VISIT:http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com …See More
Jun 8, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Breath of Death (Part 2 of 2)

Discover how, in Victorian times, green wallpaper could be used as a potential murder weapon.http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.comSee More
Jun 5, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a discussion

#SampleSunday - 5th June. Find new reads here!

READERS - find excerpts from new and exciting authors.AUTHORS - post your #SampleSunday excerpts here. In this excerpt from 'A Dead Man's Debt' (5 star rated historical romance) - we join Lord Ranulf Charing as he revisits his childhood rooms. http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/p/samplesunday.htmlSee More
Jun 5, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Breath of Death ....

Breath of Death. “A great deal of slow poisoning is going on in Great Britain.”Dr William Hinds 1857             In the 1850’s a change came over the nation. As oil lamps, with their brighter light, replaced candles as the main source of household illumination, walls no longer needed to be pale reflective colours. Dark shades became fashionable and of these, there was a positive passion for Scheele’s Green and Schweinfurt Green. Anyone who considered themselves fashionable, had to have a ‘green…See More
Jun 1, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Cat Gut Your Tongue?

Traditionally what are violin strings made from? A)    Cat gut,B)     Steel wire orC)    Sheep intestine. The answer, of course, is (c) – sheep intestine, so why then, do are the strings of violins, stringed instruments and tennis rackets called ‘cat gut.’ It seems the answer lies with a medieval myth about16th century saddle maker, Erasmo. (*) TO READ THE FULL POST VISIT:…See More
May 18, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a blog post

Cats or Rats? -Facing Phobias.

 My mid week post involved the Emperor Napoleon and 30,000 rabbits. This reminded me of Napoleon’s reputation for being afraid of cats. Apparently this was an open secret amongst friends and adversaries alike. Indeed, during an important political debate, an opponent got the upper hand, throwing Napoleon off his stride, merely by bringing the subject of cats into the conversation. Another example of this deep seated fear happened during the campaign for the Battle of Wagram. An Aide de Campe…See More
May 15, 2011
Grace Elliot posted a discussion

#SampleSunday - May 15th - find/add EXCERPTS here.

Readers - find excerpts to tempt your reading taste buds.Authors - a platform for your excerpts (post the link here.) EXCERPT (PG rated) - from 'A Dead Man's Debt' - historical romance. Meet Lady Ursula Black (Ranulf's nemesis) in an intimate moment with her lover Captain Harry Engerfield. http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/p/samplesunday.htmlSee More
May 15, 2011

Profile Information

About Me
Grace leads a double life as a veterinarian by day and author of historical romance by night. Grace lives near London and is housekeeping staff to five cats, two teenage sons, one bearded dragon and a husband (not listed in order of importance.)
Book(s) I'm Currently Reading
The Blighted Troth
Favourite Books, Book Genres and Favourite Authors
My favourite author of all tme is Margaret George, who wrote a number of historical fiction works including 'The Autobiography of Henry VIII,' and 'Cleopatra.'
I am a historical romance addict and love Gaelen Foley, Mary Balogh, Lisa Kleypas, Stephanie Laurens and Nicola Cornick,
Are you a Kindle Owner?
Yes
Since when have you owned a Kindle?
October 2, 2010
What social network features are you interested in?
Making Friends, Groups, Forums, Finding Like Minded People
Are you an Author or Aspiring Author?
Published Author
For Authors - Published Books?
Eulogy's Secret - #1 The Huntley Trilogy
Hope's Betrayal - #2 The Huntley Trilogy
Verity's Lie - #3 The Huntley Trilogy
Interests and Hobbies
Cats, history, reading.
Homepage or Favourite Website
http://graceelliot.webs.com
Blog or Favourite Blog
http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com

Grace Elliot's Blog

Death in the Pots - Poison in Victorian Britain (part 3)

This week my blog post looks at the hidden poison in food stuffs - it seems the Victorian's refused to be told what they should and shouldnt eat - just like us!

http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/death-in-pot-poison-in-victorian.html

 

Posted on April 25, 2012 at 11:31am

Death Clubs - Poison in Victorian Britain.

In this new series of blog posts, by author of historical romance, Grace Elliot, we look at Death Clubs in Victorian Britain. Set up to cover the cost of funeral expenses, Death Clubs became an incentive for murder. Find out how by following the link: http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/death-club-poison-in-victorian-britain.html

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 6:04am

The Great Seducers - The CHARMER

The next post in my series about "The Great Seducers" This week: The Charmer. http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/2012/03/great-seducers-charmer.html

What does it take to be a charmer? What rules do they work by? Who is our famous charmer from history?

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 8:42am

The Great Seducers (#4) - The Dandy.

What links 'The Artist' with a real life dandy?

Find out at:

http://graceelliot-author.blogspot.com/2012/02/great-seducers-dandy.html…

Continue

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 11:49am

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Kindle Forum, Kindle Social Network to add comments!

Join Kindle Forum, Kindle Social Network

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Kindle Fire Apps

Free Kindle Books!

Subscribe for Free Daily Emails that list 30 to 50 free kindle books every day. Hand-curated.

 

Kindle Fire Hidden Objects App

3 Hidden Objects Adventures HD App. 158 Beautiful HD Hidden Object Scenes. 3,280+ hidden items to Find. Optimized for all Kindle Fires.

Featured Offers

Some are Sicker than Others by Andrew Seaward.

 

 

You're writing the story - join and build the best place to share a love of books.

© 2014   Created by abhi.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service