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Thursday, February 8, 2018


Today we sit down with Stephen Chaplin from Lady Elinor’s Escape by author Linda McLaughlin.

What was your life like before your author started pulling your strings?
Quiet and peaceful!

What’s the one trait you like most about yourself?
I pride myself on my honor and integrity.

What do you like least about yourself?
My inability to resist a damsel in distress, as it caused me many difficulties during Lady Elinor’s Escape.

What is the strangest thing your author has had you do or had happen to you?
She made me fall in love with a lady far above my touch. An Earl’s daughter, no less!

Do you argue with your author? If so, what do you argue about?
Alas, there’s no point in arguing with her.

What is your greatest fear?
I fear that my author will match my sister Olivia with my oldest enemy in the next book. I pray she never writes it.

What makes you happy?
Helping people in need.

If you could rewrite a part of your story, what would it be? Why?
I would change the part where I fail to recognize the woman I love at a masquerade. How could the author think I could be so clueless?

Of the other characters in your book, which one bugs you the most? Why?
My nemesis, Marcus Knightley.

Of the other characters in your book, which one would you love to trade places with? Why?
I might be persuaded to change places with my law partner, Owen Tudor. To date, his life has been almost entirely without drama.

Tell us a little something about your author. Where can readers find her website/blog?
She tells me it’s https://lindalyndi.com, though I have no idea what a website/blog, is.

What's next for you?
I have no idea. It’s all up to my nefarious author!

Lady Elinor's Escape
Lady Elinor Ashworth always longed for adventure, but when she runs away from her abusive aunt, she finds more than she bargained for. Elinor fears her aunt, who is irrational and dangerous, threatening Elinor and anyone she associates with. When she encounters an inquisitive gentleman, she accepts his help, but fearing for his safety, hides her identity by pretending to be a seamstress. She resists his every attempt to draw her out, all the while fighting her attraction to him

There are too many women in barrister Stephen Chaplin's life, but he has never been able to turn his back on a damsel in distress. The younger son of a baronet is a rescuer of troubled females, an unusual vocation fueled by guilt over his failure to save the woman he loved from her brutal husband. He cannot help falling in love with his secretive seamstress, but to his dismay, the truth of her background reveals Stephen as the ineligible party.


Angela Adams said...

Stephen Chaplin is a "true" hero!

Lyndi Lamont said...

Thanks, Angela.

And Lois, thank you for hosting me and Stephen.

Linda McLaughlin


Always happy to have you stop by, Lyndi!