I love film noir.
The tough heroes with the beautiful, wisecracking dolls glammed up with dark lipstick and tight suits. Not to mention high-heeled pumps that showed off a great pair of legs.
There’s something about black and white photography that puts you on edge, waiting for something to happen. Maybe it’s the subtle play of shadows that hides dark secrets . . . and the slow reveal when the camera pulls back to uncover the villain ready to take out the hero.
Until he gets the drop on him first.
Writing is like film noir. The shades of gray slowly reveal the story, the romance, the thrills.
There there’s the blue and the gray.
A time in our history that will never be forgotten. Civil War re-enactments are more popular than ever. What if you dressed up as a Confederate officer and–
Found yourself whisked back to 1862?
That’s what happens to my heroine in LOVE ME FOREVER.
To celebrate LOVE ME FOREVER being on sale for the month of August, I thought it would be fun to take some b&w RF stock and pair them with colorful backgrounds. I’ve included two of them here.
And who is Pauletta Sue, her beautiful twin in the covered wagon above — oh, my, she’s the major’s fiancÃ©e!
Till next time…
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