Tendrils of Passion by Carrie Dalby

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For the next few weeks, we will be hosting authors from Bienvenue Press who will be sharing scenes from their books that highlight their settings. This week, Carrie Dalby stops by the Front Porch to share some of her southern gothic book, Tendrils of Passion. So, sit back, have a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy!

On the Front Porch with Tendrils of Passion

Slave Cabin

I’m back on the front porch today for my fourth instalment. Tendrils of Passion is the third book in The Possession Chronicles. Hang on because we’re heading to the Campbells’ starter cabin on Dauphin Island in 1907 where Magdalene and Douglas begin their life together—away from the Mellings and next door to the O’Farrells from Fortitude.

Douglas ran from the docks, his sweat soaked shirt no worse for the jog as he’d been working since before sunup that Wednesday in the September heat. He…

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Murmurs of Evil by Carrie Dalby

My next guest post on Bienvenue Press’s Front Porch Blog.

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For the next few weeks, we will be hosting authors from Bienvenue Press who will be sharing scenes from their books that highlight their settings. This week, Carrie Dalby stops by the Front Porch to share some of her southern gothic book, Murmurs of Evil. So, sit back, have a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy!

On the Front Porch with Murmurs of Evil

Thank you for welcoming me back to the front porch for my third instalment. Murmurs of Evil is the second book in The Possession Chronicles. It furthers the drama surrounding the Melling family. Today, we’re heading to their weekend house near Montrose in 1906 as Magdalene Jones, the newly hired lady’s companion for Mrs. Melling, arrives.

Historic Front Porch

What Mr. Melling referred to as his cottage was nothing short of a manor to Magdalene. It might be smaller than his mansion in Mobile, but the looming spires…

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Perilous Confessions by Carrie Dalby

Another guest post for Bienvenue Press.

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For the next few weeks, we will be hosting authors from Bienvenue Press who will be sharing scenes from their books that highlight their settings. This week, Carrie Dalby stops by the Front Porch to share some of her southern gothic book, Perilous Confessions. So, sit back, have a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy!

On the Front Porch with Perilous Confessions

Thank you for welcoming me back to the front porch for my second instalment. Perilous Confessions is the first book in The Possession Chronicles. It kicks off the drama surrounding the Easton, Melling, and Davenport families—lots of high society scandals and Mardi Gras mischief—that spans a quarter of a century over eight novels. Today, we’re stopping in 1905 and we’ll be on the front steps of the Roman-Catholic cathedral in downtown Mobile, Alabama, for Christmas Mass with twenty-year-old Lucy Easton, her family, and love interest, Alexander Melling.

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Fortitude by Carrie Dalby

A series of guest posts for my publisher’s blog kicked off today. Check it out.

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For the next few weeks, we will be hosting authors from Bienvenue Press who will be sharing scenes from their books that highlight their settings. This week, Carrie Dalby stops by the Front Porch to share some of her young adult novel, Fortitude. So, sit back, have a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy!

On the Front Porch with Fortitude

Many thanks to Bienvenue Press for hosting me on the porch—and welcoming me back as I’m kicking off a six-part series focusing on the porches in each of my novels. As way of introduction, I’m Carrie Dalby. I like to refer to myself as the Southern Gothic branch of the Bienvenue Press family tree—and so far they let me. Maybe they’re scared to say something because I’ve written some creepy stuff, but I promise I play nice.

To start off, I’d like to stop at the front porch of…

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Pre-Order Carrie Dalby’s latest in her Perilous Confessions series

A great time to shop local!

The Haunted Book Shop in Mobile, Alabama

Scarred Memories, Book #4 in her Perilous Confessions series, comes out in paperback next week. Pre-order one now so we can be sure to order enough. The first 5 to pre-order will get a cover art magnet. We’ll also work with Carrie to get them signed for you.

About SCARRED MEMORIES

Lucy is her own worst enemy.

She loves her husband, Frederick, and longs to be a good mother to their daughter, Phoebe. Still, her heart aches for her true love, Alexander, who died years before. In the books she writes of love and loss, she envisions herself back in Alexander’s arms, reveling in the second chance she thought fate too cruel to allow them.

As Lucy flounders, the family hires a young aid for her to lean on.

Darla is eager to please her new employers, and quickly takes to juggling Phoebe’s care with that of a very…

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