Ep. 19 Kelly Bowen: A Duke in the Night

We’re joined this week by Kelly Bowen who is the RITA award winning author of historical romance including her Lords of Worth series, A Season for Scandal series, and her new Devils of Dover series. We discuss her new release (A Duke in the Night), her background in agriculture, and which body part was most crucial in selecting the cover of her latest book.

To find out more about Kelly and her books, you can check out her website or follow her on Twitter or Facebook.
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Highlights from our conversation include:

  • How she ended up reading her very first romance novel.
  • Why working on farms meant that she didn’t feel any shame about the sex in romance novels.
  • The fabulously varied educational and work backgrounds of romance authors.
  • How her degrees in veterinary physiology and veterinary endocrinology have impacted her.
  • Her (sometimes hilarious) experiences in the male dominated field of agriculture–and how she enjoyed and was challenged by it.
  • How she parents her boys to have a healthy view towards women.
  • How the guys from the barn have been supportive and are a positive group to work with.
  • Why she loves the editing process and working with a team in publishing.
  • All about her new release, A Duke in the Night.
  • Margaret Anne Buckley who pretended to be a man and became a doctor.
  • Forearm porn and gorgeous cover models.
  • When King will be getting his own book.
  • Her adorable foster dog.

The variations of the cover of A Duke in the Night that we discussed:


Books mentioned in this episode:

A Duke in The Night by Kelly Bowen

Last Night with the Earl by Kelly Bowen

A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Devereaux

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

Lord of Darkness by Elizabeth Hoyt

About the Author
Jenny Nordbak earned a B.A in Interdisciplinary Archaeology from the University of Southern California. After graduating, she spent two years leading a double life, working in healthcare construction by day, while secretly working as a Dominatrix at a dungeon in LA by night. Her memoir, The Scarlett Letters: My Secret Year of Men in an LA Dungeon (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), is a candid look into that time in her life. Jenny is an advocate for sex positivity and female empowerment. She writes the Stocks and Bondage column for Penthouse and has been featured as a sex expert on The Doctors. She contributes to Men’s Health and has appeared in numerous publications including Newsweek, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and Redbook. She is currently working on developing her memoir for TV and finishing her next book, a romance novel. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.

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