Baseball’s Original Cast: Tallymen, Base Tenders, and Strikers

Were he alive today, Emilie Loring’s father, George Melville Baker, would be on all of the entertainment and talk shows.  Funny and eloquent, George could sing, act, and keep an audience in stitches with one-liners and jokes. He was a Boston insider, connected with the movers and shakers of his day: Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, theater players, … More Baseball’s Original Cast: Tallymen, Base Tenders, and Strikers

Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels

Lisa Greiner’s guest blog takes us back to those first readings of Emilie Loring’s books  and shares the enthusiasm that drove her to learn more about their author.   How old were you when you read your first Emilie Loring book?  Do you remember which one it was?  Was it set in the big glittering city of … More Guest Post: I wanted to be the heroine in her novels

Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht

It’s the summer of 1936. The Great Depression lingers, and Lissa’s Aunt Hetty has left her a lighthouse–on its own island, no less–an ideal  getaway for a fledgling writer. The rest of Aunt Hetty’s estate was left to Alexander “Lex” Carson.  Lex arrives on his best friend’s yacht, ready to claim his inheritance, but he and Tod … More Romance and Intrigue Arrive on a Yacht