BioEmily Murdoch is a medieval historian and writer. Throughout her career so far she has examined a codex and transcribed medieval sermons at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, designed part of an exhibition for the Yorkshire Museum, worked as a researcher for a BBC documentary presented by Ian Hislop, and worked at Polesden Lacey with the National Trust. She has a degree in History and English, and a Masters in Medieval Studies, both from the University of York. Emily has a medieval series and a Regency novella series published, and is currently working on several new projects.
You can follow her on twitter and instagram @emilyekmurdoch, find her on facebook at www.facebook.com/theemilyekmurdoch, and read her blog at www.emilyekmurdoch.com
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A Christmas Surprise
Every year for thirty years Lord Robert, the Viscount of Marchwood, throws a Christmas Ball. And this year, it is time for his daughter, Lady Audrey, her to be introduced into society: her first, best, and potentially only chance of securing a husband - especially as the Marchwood money is running dry.
But headstrong Lady Audrey is not sure she wants a husband. She is not ready to leave everything she knows, and the thought of abandoning her father breaks her heart. She's determined that only someone truly special will take her away from her home.
But with the ball centred around a masquerade theme, everyone is in disguise, and a handsome stranger threatens to steal Audrey’s heart. Could he hold the key to her heart? And when she unmasks him will it be a good, or bad, Christmas Surprise?
A Springtide Meeting
Would you recognise love when you saw it?
Cordelia Honeyfield has been sent to the seaside 'for her health'. Her wild spirit is frowned upon by the ton, and familial embarrassment now means she's stuck at the beach in a brisk March wind, waiting to meet this doctor as she promised her father.
Dr Timothy Walsingham is about to meet a new elderly patient - a Miss Honeyfield whose letters have had him in stitches. As he waits by the sand, a beautiful woman catches his eye, and he begins a conversation that will distract him from his practice, from his patients . . . and his reason.
Can a chance meeting of mistaken identity lead to something more? Will Cordelia ever reconcile with her family - and can Dr Timothy Walsingham make this springtide meeting one that they will both never forget?
A Michaelmas Wager
How much would you gamble for love? Rufus has been thrust unexpectedly into riches, and gained a new set of friends who delight in wagers and bets, nothing too big to gamble on – even marriage. When a tipsy party joke becomes a wager on Rufus’ marriage, he knows he should said no.
But Juliana, the unknowing focus of the gamble, is not the simple young woman Rufus’ friends take her for. The challenge of understanding this intriguing woman and keeping the truth of the wager from her starts to wear thin on Rufus. Especially when his belief in marriage is so greatly rocked, and his family history is sunk in crime, alcoholism, and prison.
Will it be possible for Rufus to charm the winning Juliana? Does he owe her the truth about his initial interest in her? And who win this Michaelmas wager?