1. What genre(s) do you write?
Historical romance, Regency-era, in gorgeous locations throughout the British Empire, especially Scotland.
2. Coffee or tea lover?
Coffee in the morning. Tea in the afternoon.
3. Name one thing on your bucket list.
To visit Saint Petersburg, Russia, a glorious, grand and elegant city bursting with dramatic history.
4. Do you have pets?
One pup named Idaho. She’s fifteen, sweet as a muffin, and pretty much the reason for my Instagram account. (When my big dog Atlas went off to romp with the angels, to manage the grief I wrote I Adored a Lord, in which the heroine is a veterinarian.)
5. When I wake up every morning I…Prepare my café au lait, then write in the quiet darkness lit by multi-colored Christmas lights (all year long) until my pup growls for her walk.
6. Weirdest or unique thing you own.
A shard of an ancient Roman amphora from a hill in Rome made entirely of discarded, smashed amphorae. (I stole it—shhh!)
7. Do you have any hobbies or particular skills?
I teach the history of the romance novel and medieval religious history at Duke University. I love books, music, animals, the beach, food, gardening, running, travel, volunteering… I learned how to fence to write The Rogue, and I’m learning historical oil painting techniques as research for the novel I’m writing now… but I have to admit, I don’t do any of them expertly! ☺
8. What do you hope readers will experience or gain when reading your stories?
I hope that they will laugh and be swept away into a luxuriously different time and place, and that when they turn the final page they will feel filled up inside with warmth and satisfaction and love.
Meet Katharine Ashe
Katharine Ashe is the USA Today bestselling, award winning author of historical romances reviewers call “intensely lush” and “sensationally intelligent,” including an Amazon Editors’ Choice for the 10 Best Books of the Year and two RITA® Award Finalists. She lives in the Southeast US with her beloved husband, son, dog, and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of history, she writes romance because she thinks modern readers deserve grand adventures and breathtaking sensuality too. For more about her books, please visit www.KatharineAshe.com.
Katharine Ashe continues her lush and sensual Devil’s Duke series with a sweeping story of unbreakable love
Six years ago, when Lady Amarantha Vale was an innocent in a foreign land and Gabriel Hume was a young naval officer, they met . . . and played with fire.
Now Gabriel is the dark lord known to society as the Devil’s Duke, a notorious recluse hidden away in a castle in the Highlands. Only Amarantha knows the truth about him, and she won’t be intimidated. He is the one man who can give her the answers she needs.
But Gabriel cannot let her learn his darkest secret. So begins a game of wit and desire that proves seduction is more satisfying—and much more wicked—the second time around…
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