When you wake up in Bath, England two hundred years in the past, how far can a love of Jane Austen get you?

About Dark Blue Waves

For a student of nineteenth-century English literature, time travel should be a dream come true. Suffering an accident while on a Jane Austen seminar in Bath, Janet regains consciousness in her own room-back in Regency England. Can she discover the way to return to her twenty-first century life? After working so hard to create a rewarding nineteenth-century life for herself and opening her heart to friendship and love, does she even want to?

About the Author

I write the women’s fiction stories I love to read, both contemporary and historic tales of women and the rich lives they lead along their journeys of self-discovery. A lifetime admirer and longtime resident of Italy, I’m often guilty of sneaking the bel paese into my stories.



Coming in October

Coming in 2022 …

An American divorcée. An Italian shepherdess. Separated by a century, united by common dreams

Shunned and increasingly isolated in her new mountain home in Abruzzo, Italy, Samantha seeks solace in the letters and diaries she discovers in her attic, written by a past tenant in her home - a survivor of the devastating 1915 Pescina earthquake.


One Eternal City. Three women. Three wishes.
Three coins.

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Squeezing out those last drops of summer – on the beach in Sperlonga

Sperlonga, Italy / Kimberly Sullivan

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A wrap-up of the Historical Novel Society Conference 2022

Durham, UK/ Kimberly Sullivan

At the start of September. I had the good luck to attend the Historical Novel Society Conference 2022 in beautiful, historical Durham, England. It was a weekend conference, held in the UK in even years, and the US in odd years. Last year, I attended…

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Spectacular views from the top of England’s Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral, England / Kimberly Sullivan

Earlier this month, I made my first visit to the northern town of Durham, England to atend the Historical Novel Society’s biannual conference. For each conference, they choose a historical city in the UK – so it was a great chance to explore a new…

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