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Escape into historical worlds of sweet fantasy & fiction by Belinda Kroll

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Continuing with Tessa Preston in this Jane Austen meets Ghost Bride caper.

For fans of Olivia Atwater, Tilly Wallace, and Charlie N. Holmberg!

Jasper Steele has had enough close encounters with ghosts to last a lifetime. When he finds himself the center of a séance gone terribly wrong, he seeks the help of his former paramour and her new fiancé for help. Mary Trentwood and Alex Hartwell (Haunting Miss Trentwood), with their new friend Miss Tessa Preston, agree to do what they can to rid Jasper of his unwanted ghostly companion, who swears she shall have him for her husband. Which is just as well, for while Jasper may be avoiding a ghostly engagement, it doesn’t mean he is entirely against the idea now that Miss Preston in the picture.

Tessa Preston, now gainfully employed as the resident medium for Dame Hartwell, is determined to prove she deserves to be a member of the exclusive Marylebone Spiritualist Association. When her appeal is rejected yet again, Tessa realizes the only way to convince the board of her worth is to perform the most perfect séance… Which would be far easier if the subject weren’t haunting the man who haunts Tessa’s dreams…

Read this story for a fun, light read featuring historical fantasy, Victorian comedy of manners, and plucky BIPOC heroine kicking butt in all her finery.
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Hesitant Mediums

Civil War (USA)

Introducing the Hesitant Mediums

During the peak of Victorian spiritualism in England, three young women have the skill to speak with the dearly departed, but wish they didn’t. Read this series for an entertaining jaunt into 1880s England full of ghosts who simply must have their say.

All books feature elements of sweet romance, fantasy-of-manners dialogue and action, gaslamp genre settings, and ghosts/spirits.

Some Words with a Mummy (eBook)


Haunting Miss Trentwood (eBook)


Haunting Miss Trentwood (audio)


Haunting Miss Trentwood (print)

Miss Preston's Predicament (eBook)


Miss Preston's Predicament (audio)


Miss Preston's Predicament (print)

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What readers are saying

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I LOVE books like this. Especially when it talks about spiritualism. I'm the history of spiritualism , people went to great lengths to fake being a medium and it usually worked. A lot of people would also go thru great lengths to expose a fake medium.. This book was absolutely a fun read.

— Catherine

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Belinda Kroll writes with such fluidity in a style that is reminiscent of classic authors like Jane Austen. I was swept into the story from the very first page and I found it difficult to put down, often staying up late into the night to complete 'just a few more chapters'.

— Suzy

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OMG, she is an amazing author!!! She did an awesome job of researching the story - which really made the reading of the book more enjoyable. The amazing American history facts that were written into the story made the reading a pleasant experience.

— Sue

About Belinda Kroll

Belinda Kroll writes sweet Victorian fantasy and fiction about secrets and the strong females who unearth them. In addition to being an author, she is a user experience design professional, hobbyist photographer, and lindy hopper. She is obsessed with eyeglasses, Korean dramas, home renovation and cooking shows, and petting every dog that allows her to do so. She lives with her family in Ohio.

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Belinda Kroll | Embark Enterprises, LLC

Belinda Kroll's books are published via Bright Bird Press under Embark Enterprises, LLC in Columbus, Ohio.

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