Monday, June 16, 2014

Goddess Fish Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway for Taming Miss Tisdale by Jessica Jefferson

Welcome to my stop on the Virtual Book Tour for Taming Miss Tisdale by Jessica Jefferson.  Please leave a comment or question for Ms. Jefferson to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway for a $50 Amazon GC by filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can also follow the rest of the Goddess FishPromotions tour here, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning.

Taming Miss Tisdale
By Jessica Jefferson
Regency Blooms, Book 2

Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing
Release Date: April 30, 2014
Genre: Regency Romance
Length; 200 Pages



About the book: 

Miss Tamsin Tisdale believes herself to be completely unsuitable for London life. After a myriad of social mishaps, and the potential ruination of her family name, she’s shipped away to her cousin’s northern estate. Only after she comes to her senses will she be welcomed home.

Marcus Winston, the Duke of Grayson, has a lackluster reputation. The last in a dying line, he’s endured a protected life—rank with privilege, encumbered by isolation. After a brief encounter with rebellion, he learns the devastating consequences of his carelessness and willingly accepts living life from inside his gilded cage.

However, a chance meeting with the brazen Miss Tisdale gives Marc the opportunity to reinvent himself into the man he’s always dreamed of being. When his deception comes to light, and ghosts from both their pasts threaten to unravel the intimacy they’ve come to cherish, will either of them set their fears aside long enough to embrace love? Or will Miss Tisdale’s stubbornness divide them?


                Jason looked bored. “Get to the important part, Grayson. Was she beautiful?”

          Again, Marc was ill-prepared to answer such a question. Taken individually, that large mouth, those plump pink lips, her long nose, red hair, and freckled skin—nothing about her was spectacular by any means. But together, all those odd pieces and parts, which seemed so ordinary at first glance, fit together to form the picture of a particularly stunning woman.

          “Yes,” he answered quite simply. No need to give Jason any more fodder for discussion by rambling on like some sort of awful poet.

          Jason grinned from ear to ear. “Well, that is quite eventful, indeed.” He swept a crumb off his jacket sleeve. “Does this original have a name?”

          Marc stopped suddenly, his coffee halfway to his lips. “Name?”

          Jason laughed. “Yes, her name. This unique creature has to have a name. Diana? Aphrodite? Venus, perhaps?” Then Jason stopped laughing as realization spread over his face like a mordant rash. “You don’t know her bloody name, do you?”

          Marc set his cup down on the table and stared at it. “She never volunteered the information and I never bothered to ask.”


Jessica Jefferson makes her home in northern Indiana, or as she likes to think of it—almost Chicago.  She is heavily inspired by classic sweeping, historical romance novels, but aims to take those key emotional elements and inject a fresh blend of quick dialogue and comedy.  She invites you to visit her at and read more of her random romance musings.


  1. I really love regency romances and this one sounds exceptionally good.

  2. Thank you for the excerpt, I can't wait to read the book.

  3. I do enjoy the excerpt!


  4. Enjoyed the excerpt.

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