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“A Lonesome Lord,”  Ch. 02:  Seeking medical attention, January 29, 2023 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1509)

 (all rights reserved by Gratiana Lovelace; copyrighted 2023); [(1) Story Cover, below left] Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors  or illustrations, including:  Richard Armitage as … Continue reading

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A lovely Sir Guy & Lady Marian heart wallpaper via Marian Gisborne, January 27, 2023 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1508) 

  Lady Marian only has to look in Sir Guy’s direction and he is drawn to her once more–his love and lust for her burning like a rekindled fire. They were an ill fated pairing from the beginning.  But oh … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 11 (Epilogue):  New Beginnings,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 31, 2022 (Post #1505) 

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace,2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (below left)]  [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers visualize … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 09 End/Epilogue: Another wedding before a bright new year, by Gratiana Lovelace,  December 30, 2022  (Post #1504)  

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 08: Ewan learns about his Dunbar family heritage and gift of legacy, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 27, 2022  (Post #1502) 

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below  left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 07: A Christmas Eve Castle Dun Dunbar Wedding and Village Party, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 24, 2022  (Post #1501)  

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 04: Navigating a father and son reunion, part 2:  Weathering a crisis together, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 13, 2022 (Post #1496)

  (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Ch. 02: Sophie telling Lexi her wedding news, by Gratiana Lovelace, December 07, 2022 (Post #1493)

 (An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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“A Castle Wedding for Christmas 2”, Introduction & Ch. 01 by Gratiana Lovelace, December 04, 2022 (Post #1492)

(An original Contemporary Romance fan fic story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover top left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with … Continue reading

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Sizzling Sexy SatuRdAy!  Richard Armitage and Charlie Murphy steam up the screen in “Obsession”, November 26, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1491)  

The upcoming 2023 four episode Netflix British series “Obsession” looks to be quite smouldering, sizzling, sexy, and steamy (see pix below, Grati edit)! The multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage (above right) portrays a soon to be father-in-law  who enters into … Continue reading

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Love us some  Richard Armitage as Harry Kennedy quotes & memes in HJK_Daily collage,  July 28, 2022  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1471)

   Handsome stranger 😍🥰💖 pic.twitter.com/Vj8bGD6lMb — Daily Harry Jasper Kennedy (@hjk_daily) July 25, 2022 Sighhhh!  Thanks for sharing, to the @hjk_daily! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & peaceful day! Hugs & Love! Grati ;->

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Tenderly Sexy Saturday!  Love Richard Armitage’s kind words about his “Damage” love interest and costar Charlie Murphy!  May 21, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1458)

The talented and handsome British actor Richard Armitage is such a gentleman! Though his recently finished filming tv miniseries “Damage” is touted to be an “erotic thriller” about the damaging effects of adultery upon a family, Richard Armitage softens that … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 10 (End):  Slipping away for some privacy,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  March 27, 2022 (Post #1454)    

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.];    [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left)] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers … Continue reading

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Esther and Daniel Farewell gif is poignantly romantic, March 07, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1452) 

  Love this Esther and Daniel in Berlin Station gif (2nd one) shared by CatiaB, Thanks!  Sighhh! ♥️💫#DanielMiller🕵️🕵️🕵️#RichardArmitage💫♥️ pic.twitter.com/QdIpzk2QUP — Catia Battistini ❤️ (@BattistiniCatia) March 5, 2022 My reply to Catia’s gif tweet was, with a slight edit: “With every … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 9:  A slight misunderstanding,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 27, 2022 (Post #1450)

  [“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left)] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 7:  Post rescue–more couples time this week,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 13, 2022 (Post #1447)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left); other image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 5:  More than cross country skiing for Connie & Eddie,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 30, 2022 (Post #1443)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];  [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left); other image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 4: After breakfast negotiations,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 21, 2022 (Post #1441)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 3: Dream lovers lead to morning cuddles,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 15, 2022 (Post #1439)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];  [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 0 Prologue, Ch. 1 Snow Falls and the ski tourists return, Ch. 2 Dinner ends unexpectedly  by Gratiana Lovelace, January 10, 2022 (Post #1438) 

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance  story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (below left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 25 End & Epilogue:  Babies, etc.,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2021 (Post #1435)  

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 22:  Christmas Blessings, Part 1,  by Gratiana Lovelace, November 13, 2021 (Post #1424)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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My new November 2021 sidebar image CelebRAtes the 17th Anniversary of Richard Armitage in North & South (2004), by Gratiana Lovelace, November 07, 2021  (Post #1423)  

  Though my 2010 introduction to the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage’s character portrayals (RA portrait below in 2021, courtesy of KatieC) came more than midway through his now  twenty nine years and counting tv, film, stage, and audiobook, etc., … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage bts image filming as Fr. Quart from The Seville Communion via Guylty, October 07, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1418) 

The Man from Rome is in Seville https://t.co/NL38ZT9HMi — Sonja 🌞 /zɔn ja/ (@GuyltyPleasure) October 6, 2021 And be sure to also follow the link to Guylty’s blog post about the bts filming of The Man from Rome/The Seville Communion. For … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 20:  A Mother’s Love, by Gratiana Lovelace, September 20, 2021 (Post #1414) 

 (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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