EBooks Formatting Errors Chapter 365

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As I’ve whined elsewhere on this site, Vixen in Velvet --aka Leonie's book--is still in progress. Can I explain why it’s taken two years instead of one and had to be rewritten seven hundred times?  Maybe I could, but this would take a very long time and a great many words better used in completing the book rather than explaining its tortoise pace to the finish line.

And this eternity of writing one book also explains why I’m still behindhand in correcting errors in eBooks.

However, as reported previously (here and here), Knaves’ Wager, The Lion’s Daughter, and Captives of the Night have been cleaned up.  Kindle and Nook readers have received notice of updates.

However I learned not long ago, to my consternation, that readers of iBooks and some other formats never received these notices. And so I put on my Sherlock Holmes hat and investigated.

It turns out that the iBookStore sends out update notifications only if the book is made with the iBooks program.  We didn’t use that program.  But that doesn’t mean readers can’t get a clean version of the book for free.  It only means they don’t receive notice about updates.

If you’re an iBook reader looking for the updates of the aforementioned books, you simply re-download the book from your purchased books or the iBookstore on your iPad.

As noted above, it’ll be a while before any more of these early books get updated.  Completing Vixen in Velvet is my top priority.  The good news is, I’m working on the last quarter of the book.

My first two historical romances

My first two full-length historical romances started a series that continued with Lord of Scoundrels and The Last Hellion. My French publisher refers to the series as Les Débauchés, which I think is perfect, if not so easy to pronounce.  But in English, it tends to be referred to as the Scoundrels series.  I never gave it a name because I hadn't planned a series.  It just happened.

The last two books have stayed in print.  The first two, which were out of print for quite some time, have returned this year as eBooks.

Here's the series, in chronological order as written.  The stories themselves overlap in time.

 (1) The Lion's Daughter

 (2) Captives of the Night

 (3) Lord of Scoundrels

 (4) The Last Hellion

At last! Out of print books return as eBooks


We've done it at last! All of my out-of-print full-length books are now available in Kindle and Nook—and are or will soon be released in other digital formats. The collection includes my very first full-length historical romance (as opposed to traditional Regency), The Lion's Daughter, which Barnes & Noble is featuring as a Nook First from 16 November to 14 December.

RT has provided some fun summaries of these older books on their daily blog. For those of you who like to read books in order:

The Traditional Regencies are:

The first two historical romances (part of the Débauchés series aka in English as The Scoundrels):

May yours be a wonderful holiday season, filled with good things—and many good books!