Tag Archives: fiction

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 07 End:  Their loving Christmas feelings expand, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2020 (Post #1356)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

Posted in "Of Magic & Mistletoe", Christmas, Creative Writing, Family, Fathers, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 06:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 2, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 28, 2020 (Post #1355)

(All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize my … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, contemporary romance, Family, Fathers, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Hope, Love and Relationships, Mothers, Positivity, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 05:  Christmas Day Magic, Part 1, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 26, 2020 (Post #1354)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020), [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

Posted in "Of Magic & Mistletoe", Christmas, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Hope, Kissing, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 04:  Lunch &  family, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2020 (Post #1352)

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 04:  Lunch &  family, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2020 (Post #1352) (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here … Continue reading

Posted in "Of Magic & Mistletoe", Christmas, Creative Writing, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 03—A snowy night with mistletoe, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 23, 2020 (Post #1351)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020)  [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

Posted in "Of Magic & Mistletoe", Christmas, contemporary romance, Creative Writing, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Ch. 02–Christmas Magic, December 22, 2020 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1350)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

Posted in "Of Magic & Mistletoe", Christmas, contemporary romance, Creative Writing, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Hope, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Of Magic & Mistletoe”, Prologue & Ch. 01, December 21, 2020 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1349)

  (All rights reserved; An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2020) [(1) cover story] Author’s content note:  My 2020 Christmas short story here is a gentle romance mostly rated G for all, with some dramatic moments. I will serialize … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, short story by GL, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Richard Armitage answers his audiobook fan questions via Audible, December 17, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1348)

  Around this time of year, we all like receiving little gifts!  My favorites are hand lotions and hot cocoa packets. And here is another one for Richard Armitage fans—Audible will interview him using questions from his fans today: Audible … Continue reading

Posted in Audible, audio books, Fangurling, Fiction, Gifts, Global Team Armitage, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, Holiday, read by Richard Armitage 2020, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Richard Armitage contributes his narration for “Reality and Other Stories” by John Lanchester, September 19, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1326)

  Thanks to the talented and prolific British actor Richard Armitage (cap below in his home studio, via RABulgaria, Thanks!) for tweeting about his latest Audible audiobook contributions as a narrator! Nothing I love better than a brilliant short story. … Continue reading

Posted in audiobk, audiobook, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Richard Armitage introduces Ken Follett’s new book “The Evening and the Morning”, September 16, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1325)

  @panmacmillan #KingsbridgeFestival Thank you for my copy Ken, I can’t wait to read it. Happy Publication Day. pic.twitter.com/ar11W6fE2m — Richard Armitage (@RCArmitage) September 15, 2020 This new Ken Follett book “The Evening and the Morning” sounds wonderful from the … Continue reading

Posted in Audiobk The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Newsday Tuesday:  Richard Armitage to star in “Now and Then” also to begin filming in 2021, June 30, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1307)

  Adapted from the novel “Now and Then” (image above via GoodReads) by the late William Corlett, The LGBTQ+ British drama “ Now & Then” (THR, 2020) is—at its heart—the story of a Mother and son finding their way to … Continue reading

Posted in "Now and Then" to film in 2021, Drama, Family, Fiction, film, Gratiana Lovelace, Grief, LGBTQ+, Love and Relationships, Mothers, News Day Tuesday, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Richard Armitage to start filming The Man from Rome in February 2021! June 23, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1305)

  Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo and Geraldine Chaplin are set to star in crime thriller 'The Man from Rome,' about a Vatican agent investigating mysterious killings at a church. The project is being sold at the Cannes Virtual … Continue reading

Posted in "The Man From Rome" 2021 filming aka "The Seville Communion" book, Fangurling, Fiction, Film Noir, Gratiana Lovelace, intrigue, Mystery, News Day Tuesday, Religion, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thriller | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Listening to #RichardArmitage perform “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories”, June 12, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1302)

I eagerly downloaded my purchased copy of the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s latest new Audible audiobook, “The Chekhov Collection of Short Stories” of Anton Chekhov’s short stories yesterday, June 11, 2020! And last night I began listening to it, … Continue reading

Posted in "Uncle Vanya" play in 2020, Audible, audiobook, Chekhov, Dr. Astrov, Fiction, Illness, Review, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wonderful Wednesday!  Fabo Laktuko blogs that Richard Armitage is to share his readings of Chekhov’s short stories! May 20, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1298)

  Thanks so much to Fabo Laktuko for sharing this wonderful new audiobook news on her blog Whiterose: Sincere and Simple Thoughts about Richard Armitage reading Chekhov’s short stories! Visit her blog post linked above for more information and commentary. … Continue reading

Posted in Audible, audiobook, Chekhov, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Richard Armitage, Richarding, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Sexy Saturday!  Richard Armitage makes a home studio for recording audiobooks,  May 09, 2020 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1297)

The talented British actor Richard Armitage made a home studio for recording audiobooks. https://twitter.com/RCArmitage/status/1257897902967488513 “I’ve been hard at work recording two beloved Agatha Christie titles from my home studio. You can preorder them on  @audible_com  now; can’t wait for you … Continue reading

Posted in Audible, audiobook, Creativity, Fiction, Goodwill, Gratiana Lovelace, intrigue, Mystery, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Sexy SatuRdAy, Smiles, smoulder, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Celebrating my Something About Love 8th Blogiversary!  August 25, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post 1258)

I realized yesterday on August 24, 2019 that it was my 8th Blogiversary of blogging here on my little Something About Love (SAL) blog! Little could I have known when I started this blog that it would have such a … Continue reading

Posted in "Encouragement" a Regency Lovestory, "Expectations" (Book 2), Blogging, blogiversary, contemporary romance, Creative Writing, Creativity, Fangurling, Fiction, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Joy, Keep Calm RA posters, Kindness, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Positivity, Richard Armitage, Romance, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Oh What a Guy Day Friday with Richard Armitage’s new 2019 Selfie for “The Stranger” filming wrap!  August 09, 2019  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1254)

My grateful thanks for RA Bulgaria Facebook sharing Richard Armitage’s latest 2019 Selfie from his  Instagram (RA Selfie 2019 Instagram link). I’m not on Instagram.  So for others who might not be either, I pasted that new RA Selfie below, … Continue reading

Posted in "The Stranger" filming in 2019, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, intrigue, Netflix, RASelfie, Richard Armitage, Richard Armitage as Adam Price in "The Stranger", Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thriller | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 10:  Friendly Acquaintances,  February 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1214)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 10:  Friendly Acquaintances,  February 24, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1214) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from time … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Creative Writing, Drama, Emma Thompson, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Grief, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, Romance, Rupert Penry-Jones, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1208)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 8:  Welcoming the Lindsays of York to Sussex Hall,  January 27, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1208)  (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Creative Writing, Drama, Family, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, sequel to "Encouragement", Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thespian Thursday! Richard Armitage performing “The Christmas Hirelings” audiobook was a delight!  January 24, 2019 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1207)

Wednesday night, I finished listening to “The Christmas Hirelings” (cover art below)  audiobook from Audible and performed by the talented British actor Richard Armitage. It was a delight! The story is about a stubborn prideful father in his lonely old … Continue reading

Posted in "The Christmas Hirelings" audiobook, Audible, audio books, audiobook, Christmas, Drama, Fathers, Fiction, Holiday, Hope, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Review, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Thespian Thursday, Voice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1206)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch.7:  Eclipse of the Second Son,  January 20, 2019  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1206) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Fiction, Flirting, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1198)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 5:  Traveling misadventures, Part 1,  December 23, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1198) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);  [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Emma Thompson, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Humor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 4:  Touring Sussex Hall Castle reveals a secret,  December 16, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1195) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, nesting, Period Drama, Richard Armitage, Romance, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1193)

“Expectations” (Book 2)– Ch. 2:  The Root Cause, December 02, 2018   by Gratiana Lovelace  (Post #1193) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Creative Writing, Drama, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Historical Fiction, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, Regency, Richard Armitage, Romance, Rupert Penry-Jones, Social Justice, social media, Society, Something About Love, Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 1:   Their first country morning, November 25, 2018 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1192)

“Expectations” (Book 2)–Ch. 1:   Their first country morning, November 25, 2018  by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1192) (an original Regency romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2018 – 2019; all rights reserved);   [(1) story cover art, left] [As is my custom, from … Continue reading

Posted in "Expectations" (Book 2), Drama, Fiction, Gratiana Lovelace, Kate Winslet, Love and Relationships, Richard Armitage, Rupert Penry-Jones, social media, Society, Something About Love, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment