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Lasso Lovin has won Best Anthology!

Lasso Lovin' - LR Café Best of 2014 Awards Nominee

Lasso Lovin' has been nominated for Best Anthology!

Demelza Hart - BTSe Mag feature

I knew early on in my life that there was only one man for me: Edward Fairfax Rochester. Enigmatic, brooding, intense, tall, dark and handsome. Sounds great, hey? Reads stupendously on paper. Looks great on our screens. I’ve fallen for any number of incarnations of Jane Eyre’s Mr Rochester over the years, from Timothy Dalton to Toby Stephens and most recently Michael Fassbender. It seems the character is so compelling that no actor can fail; he’s too perfect. It’s indisputable: from the safety of my imagination, I adore and worship Mr Rochester.

Demelza Hart - Interview for In Service to the Senses

Where do your ideas for your books come from?

I start with what is familiar to me and what I love — I love history, that’s why I write a fair amount of historical fiction. But I often take my cue from someone charismatic I’ve met or read about, someone possibly in a position of authority or importance. I certainly wouldn’t write specifically about that specific person, but I may be inspired by their circumstances…

 

 

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