I heard the truck pull up outside. I peered out my front door and watched the driver check the delivery slip. By the time he walked to the back of the truck, I stood in the street, waiting for the back panel to rise. The books were here. This would be my first glimpse. I … More The Books are Here! The Books are Here!
Today’s post is for you who follow this blog and tell me how much you’d love to see Maine yourself. In Blue Hill this year, I visited friends, made little discoveries, and snapped photos that speak of the place, of Emilie’s times and ours. If you’ve read Emilie Loring’s descriptions of Maine for years, you … More Welcome to Maine. You’re Already Here in Your Mind
The first intimation Gay Latimer had of danger was Eric Crane’s quick shake of the stick and seizure of the controls… … More An Emilie Loring Short Story: A Girl with Two Minds
Last week, Dr. Peter Gerard overheard Jean Maxwell’s declaration, “I will never marry a physician!” Let’s see what happens next… … More Part II: Emilie Loring’s “Why?”
If you are new to Emilie Loring, “Why?” is a fun story on its own.
If you are a longtime “Emilie” reader, watch for elements that later appeared in her full-fledged novels. … More An Original, Emilie Loring Story: “Why?”
Out over the bay a dagger-winged jaeger made a sudden swoop and snatched a fish from a careless tern, leaving the complaining bird to flap disconsolately away for further hunting. Behind the Cloud I don’t know how many times I read this sentence in Behind the Cloud without ever wondering, “What is a jaeger?” It’s … More “Behind the Cloud”– A Closer Look
Today’s special guest post comes from Barbara Lowe in Oxford, Mississippi, who reinforces my claim that Emilie Loring is the thinking woman’s romance author. I must have been 15 or 16 when I discovered Emilie Loring in the McComb Public Library in McComb, Mississippi. Incurably romantic already (I had read all of the stories in … More Guest post: Emilie Loring is Literary “Comfort Food”