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.

Latest Blog Posts

On The Road Again – American Roadtripping 2022

New Orleans, Louisiana / Kimberly Sullivan

If you read my blogs regularly, you probably know how much I love road trips. Last summer, my younger son and I enjoyed a great American road trip. This year, my husband, younger son and I were on the road again – meeting up at…

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A fellow author innamorata d’Italia: Author interview with Victoria Springfield

Victoria Springfield author

For those of you who follow my blog, Italy plays a big part in my writing. As  a longtime resident of Italy, what an honor to be able to spotlight a fellow Italophile author this week … and, as I disovered during this interview, (even…

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

Sperlonga, Italy / Kimberly Sullivan

I love summer. And yet, it’s the season that always seems to race by fastest. So when my younger son asked me if we could go on a beach get-away for our last summer weekend, he didn’t exactly have to twist my arm. I was…

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