Release Day – Elise de Sallier


Passion and Propriety

Hearts of Honour- Book One



Elise de Sallier



Release Date: 7th August 2014

Genre: Regency Romance/ Historical 

ISBN e-book: 978-1-61213-261-7



Available from: Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and TWCS PH


A hidden beauty . . . a wounded beast. Can the curse threatening their happiness be broken?


There is absolutely nothing improper about Hannah Foster, the vicar of Hartley’s eldest and least pretty daughter, nursing the badly wounded Viscount Blackthorn back to health—that’s if the returned officer can be saved. At twenty-seven, she is two years the man’s senior, a confirmed spinster, and far too sensible to develop feelings for her patient. The fact he was once her childhood friend, has grown into a fine specimen of a man—his terrible scars notwithstanding—and seems as lost and lonely as she sometimes feels has no bearing on the matter.
Even if the unthinkable were to happen and William was to see past her plain exterior and recognise the caring, intelligent, passionate woman beneath, he is determined to break the curse that has plagued his family for generations by letting his bloodline die out. Her best friend Grace’s warnings are moot; a man of Lord Blackthorn’s wealth and position would never be interested in a woman like Hannah . . . would he?


Author Bio: 
A great believer in living happily ever after, Elise began her lifelong obsession with the romance and paranormal genres when she was far too young to be reading either. After more than thirty years of marriage to her very own romantic hero, she now knows great relationships don’t just happen, they take work . . . which doesn’t mean writing about them can’t be a whole lot of fun!
While raising a family, Elise established a career as a counsellor and family therapist. Seeking an escape from the stresses of her work, she discovered the world of fan fiction, and her timid writer’s muse made its voice heard. Two point three million hits, twenty thousand reviews, and an e-mail from an acquisitions editor at The Writer’s Coffee Shop later, and her life found a new and fascinating direction.
Elise likes to see her characters grow, experience passion and adventure, tackle some difficult issues, and find lasting love . . . eventually.
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Praise for Passion and Propriety
5 Star Reviews

“This is the third book I’ve read by this author and I couldn’t help falling in love with deSallier’s characters once again. I was completely taken into the story not just by Hannah and William, but by the secondary characters at the same time…” -Lindsey Gray Author on Author Book Review


“I really enjoyed this, and Elise de Sallier is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. I love a good bodice-ripper, and this reminded me very much of the series I enjoy by Courtney Milan, Tessa Dare and others. It’s well-written with interesting, fleshed-out characters the reader can feel for…” -Andrea (Mrs Aubergine) Goodreads Review





  1. Jack Flacco · August 7, 2014

    Love reading about Elise’s release from the stress of the world by venturing into writing. It always amazes me to hear what brings a writer to the point where they know what makes sense. Beautiful bio!

    • Sandi · August 8, 2014

      She’s pretty nifty. 🙂

  2. Elise de Sallier · August 8, 2014

    Thank you Jack. It’s always a challenge to write a bio…how much or how little to say. I’m enjoying the mental stimulation, creativity and yes, the escapism of writing. Although I can’t say the publishing/marketing side is that appealing at times!

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