Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Verdicts Are Arriving Thick and Fast.

The Lady Flees Her Lord is hitting bookshelves all over the place and I have had some wonderful messages pop into my inbox, some great reviews and fan mail. Because it is hard to keep up with all of the review sites, I thought I would post a sampling all in one place.

Wendy Hines of Armchair Interviews says:

This is a wonderful book. Beautiful historical background with two characters who just are not perfect. It makes the story so much more real when you can relate to them. I look forward to reading more from this author.
Highly recommended for those who love historical romance.

Bookbinge makes the following comments

I really liked Lucinda. She wasn't a victim. She took her life into her own hands and made a successful go at it.
And Hugo. I really liked him too. Lucinda does draw him out of his shell and gets him interacting with the people around him. And he so dearly wants Lucinda. Of course he doesn't realize at first that he loves her, but oh my was he a sweet bear of a man.
The Lady Flees her Lord is a satisfying read.

I found this one at Bookloons

...her talent for bringing the language, customs and mores of the Regency era to vivid life sets the stage for another entertaining period piece in The Lady Flees Her Lord. Lucinda is definitely the focal point of the story: she's an unconventional heroine who, despite great risk to her reputation, is determined to escape her abusive husband's demands and be true to herself. Young also does a nice job portraying Hugo's character growth as he deals with the physical and emotional aftermath of war and the premature death of his wife and child. The Lady Flees Her Lord is an engaging Regency romance that lovers of the genre will find hard to resist.

Jennifer's Random Musings said: The Lady Flees Her Lord is a touching historical romance that I highly recommend.

I think my favorite were individual letters from readers who took the trouble to write to me personally.

Nancy wrote: I loved "The Lady Flees Her Lord". Both Lucinda and Hugo were so good together.They complemented each other, after she made him see it. All of your secondary characters were wonderful.... (I have to stop here because she went into plot details). Then she asked me to hurry up and write the next book.

And Nancy is right. I am busy writing my next book. Thank you for letting me share these very kind comments.


  1. Michele

    I have The Lady Flees Her Lord on the bookshelf waiting for me to pick it up and I am really looking forward to it.
    I finished No Regrets last night and I loved it I love your writing voice and huge congrats on the reviews.

    Have Fun

  2. This is terrific, Michele! I'm sure the great reviews will keep on coming.

  3. Helen, thanks so much for stopping by and I'm so glad you liked No Regrets. Don't forget to let me know if you need bookplates or bookmarks.

  4. Congrats Michele! Glad the book is finally out there and garnering great reviews and fan mail. Look forward to reading it!!!

  5. Yippee! Congratulations Michele! Nothing like a rave review to brighten one's day. I have both your books on my shelf waiting patiently. Just wish I had more time! So happy for you. And, I am sure these are just the first of many more to come.

  6. Hooray for the excellent reviews, Michele! And glad to hear that you're writing away! ;)

  7. Michele,
    Your book sounds great and is going to Vegas with me! Hope I'll have time to read it!
    Isn't fan mail cool?

  8. I love seeing the positive reception for The Lady Flees Her Lord--can't wait to read it.

    I bought No Regrets before we started this blog, knowing nother about the author and not realizing it was a Casablanca imprint. That shows how attractive it was. The Lady Flees Her Lord sounds even more like a book I'll enjoy.