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The Spanish Patriot

When the British army is sent into Spain to help expel Napoleon’s invaders, nothing goes as expected. Louisa Wakefield and her family, Loyalist refugees from America, seek peace among people of their faith, but instead find war has followed them even to remote Galicia. London newsman Sam Kerr, covering the troops for a story that will win him the editor’s chair, with Louisa’s help finds something else entirely. If you enjoy sweeping stories set on an international stage, with complex and engaging characters, The Spanish Patriot is for you.

Available via AmazonAppleBarnes & Noble, Kobo, Inktera/Page Foundry, Smashwords, and XinXii. Audiobook at Audible and iTunes. Set in Corunna (La Coruña), Spain, 1808-9.

364 pages | Sept 2015 | ASIN B00YNF3NVG | no sex, some violence | $4.99

Book page (includes excerpt) | Goodreads page | Historical sources | Author’s Note

An Untitled Lady

The Romance Review

AUL-20150301-1a-100A young woman struggles to reconcile a tragic past and an uncertain future in a city on the brink of revolt. Not your traditional Regency.

Available at Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Inktera/Page FoundrySmashwords, and XinXii. Audiobook at Audible and iTunes. Set in Manchester, England, 1819.

435 pages | Dec 2013 / March 2015 | ASIN B00U2RXRW4 | adult themes | $4.99

Book page (includes excerpt) Reviews from Historical Novel SocietyKirkus, RT Bookreviews, Publishers Weekly | Goodreads page | Historical sources | Book Club Guide

A Note of Scandal 

2013 RomCon Readers' Choice Award Finalist

2013 RomCon Readers’ Choice Finalist

A Note of Scandal, a book by Nicky Penttila

When desperate composer Lady Olivia Delancey tricks principled newspaper publisher Will Marsh into printing a false story, and then falls for him, how can she prove that she’s worth a second chance? Full-length Regency romantic fiction, available at e-sellers everywhere, including Evernight Publishing (all formats bundled together) and Amazon (Kindle and paperback). Set in London and Plymouth, England.

Audiobook at AudibleAudible UK, and Amazon (and iTunes).

In Print at Createspace and Amazon.

278 pages | May 2012 / March 2013 | ISBN: 978-1771303163 | ASIN: B0083WA1G0 | steamy sex | $5.99

Book page, includes excerpt | A second, little-bit steamier, excerpt | Review, by Romantic Historical Lovers | Goodreads page | Earlier blogposts on A Note of Scandal | Historical Sources

Sizzling Contemporary Romance

EvernightBabysitting the Billionaire

Babysitting the Billionaire, a book by Nicky Penttila

May Reed must keep wayward tech mogul Beau Kurck far away from the paparazzi for 4 days or she’ll lose her job. Too bad he has other plans. This erotic contemporary novella is available at e-sellers everywhere, including Evernight Publishing (all formats bundled together) and Amazon (Kindle). Set in Washington, DC. Plus penguins!

88 pages | October 2012 | ASIN: B009PFKRYK | ISBN: 978-1-77130-152-7 | heat rating 3 (of 4) | $3.99

Goodreads page

The Science of Second Chances

The Science of Second Changes, a novella by Nicky Penttila

Eighteen years ago, Samantha walked away from her hometown and her high school sweetheart. Now he emails he’s coming to her adopted town as chaperon for his teen son’s class trip. Does she really want to reopen that door?

This story is part of Evernight Publishing’s “Romance on the Go” line, satisfying stories that can be read during commutes or in an evening. This erotic contemporary novella is available at e-sellers everywhere, including Evernight Publishing (all formats bundled together) and Amazon (Kindle). Set in Washington, DC.

51 pages | November 2013 | ASIN: B00GRBK7WM | ISBN: 978-1-77130-646-1 | heat rating 3 (of 4) | $3.99

Out of Her Comfort Zone

Out of Her Comfort Zone, a novella by Nicky Penttila

When her longtime partner, venture-capital mogul Elliot Stern, proposes marriage, tech entrepreneur Emily Morgan expects a pre-nup. But she doesn’t expect the proposition that comes with it. Can a “toe the line” introvert try something a little out of step – just for one night? Set in San Francisco.

This story is part of Evernight Publishing’s “Romance on the Go” line, satisfying stories that can be read during commutes or in an evening. This erotic contemporary novella is available at e-sellers everywhere, including Evernight Publishing (all formats bundled together) and Amazon (Kindle).

51 pages | January 2013 | ASIN: B00AYOZMXW | ISBN: 978-1-77130-240-1 | heat rating 3 (of 4) | $2.99

Book page, includes excerpt

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