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Book 3 in the Love Along the Wires series
A widow at just 30 years of age, Rose Finlay is determined to put all ideas of marriage and family behind her and pursue an independent life. But when she notices a young woman about to be led astray by a roguish aristocrat, bitter memories from her past arise, and she feels compelled to intervene. The unintended consequences of her efforts will ultimately force Rose to reexamine her life in a new light.
Book 2 in the Love Along the Wires series
Emma Sutton knows she should be satisfied with her position at London's Central Telegraph Office. But ever since she was orphaned young, she's longed for a family of her own. Things look up when an emergency at work throws a handsome engineer into her orbit and he later sends Emma the love note of her dreams.
Book 1 in the Love Along the Wires series
Since she was young, Alice McNeil has seen success as a telegrapher as the best use for her keen and curious mind. Years later, she has yet to regret her freedom and foregoing love and marriage, especially when she acquires a coveted position at an important trading firm. But when the company’s ambitious junior director returns to London, things begin to change in ways Alice could never have imagined.
Victorian London Comes to Life in the London Beginnings Series
The Captain’s Daughter
The author puts her passion for Gilbert and Sullivan operettas into her behind-the-scenes theater descriptions and uses her knowledge to build the situations through which Nate and Rosalyn learn about God, life, and love.” --All About Romance
The Heart’s Appeal
The historical medical details Delamere provides add a fascinating overlay to the romance between dynamic, intelligent characters. –Booklist
The Artful Match
“Delamere crafts a very appealing cast in this unique historical romance… Readers will love this wrap-up to Delamere’s excellent London Beginnings trilogy.” --Booklist
Tales of the Past ...
and New Beginnings
Welcome! If you enjoy inspiring stories filled with history and romance, you're in the right place. My books are set in Victorian England, a fascinating time and place, when new inventions and opportunities were greatly changing the world as people knew it. I wrote more about this setting on my Extras page. You'll always get a taste of actual historical events in my novels—not to mention the occasional "cameo" appearance from famous people of the time.
Love is always a grand adventure, and I hope you will find my books entertaining, exciting, and inspiring.
A few thoughts for the holidays
My recent post at More to Life Christian magazine on “The Rewards of Friendship and the Bonds of Family” sums up a few themes in Holding the Line that I think many people can relate to. Please enjoy reading it. May your holidays be merry and bright, with many happy hopes for the new year.... View Article
Celebrating Launch Week for Holding the Line!
Are books on your wish list this holiday season? Holding the Line is now out in the world, and I am celebrating all week with giveaways of my books and from other authors I have loved. You can find information about giveaways for Holding the Line on my Facebook page. For the other books, check... View Article
Release Day for Holding the Line!
Holding the Line is now out in the world! Here’s a little montage I put together of moments from the book. Many events take place at various tony homes around London, such as the ones pictured here. Some important scenes take place at the Aerated Bread Company depot. There were many of these around London,... View Article
The Latest Book News!
I recently completed the final edits for Holding the Line, with the usual mixed emotions. It’s tough to be parting from these characters for the last time, but I’m excited because I’m one step closer to sharing this book with readers! Many readers have told me they are excited for Rose’s story. As with the... View Article