On Friday a friend told me that there’s yet another re-imagining of Daphne DuMaurier’s novel, Rebecca, in the works. Rebecca is the iconic 1938 suspense tale about an unnamed young heroine who, while working as a companion to a snobbish old woman, meets Maxim, the man of her dreams. He carries her off to Manderley, the family pile, …Read More
In all the excitement of having The Abandoned Heart coming out earlier this month, I don’t want to forget about Charlotte’s Story coming out in paperback today. Okay, I wouldn’t really forget. That would be like forgetting one of my children. Charlotte’s Story is the second Bliss House novel. I re-read Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca twice as …Read More
I’m just about to finish reading Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca for the sixth or seventh time. I don’t have an exact count, but my daughter tells me that we have at least three copies of the novel in the house. At first, I didn’t notice that this particular edition had extra goodies packed into it: …Read More
It seems I mention the novel REBECCA a lot. But I love Hitchcock’s film as well. Have you seen the BBC program That Mitchell and Webb Look? They do a lot of funny things, but this sketch is brilliant!
Seems I’ve been tagged by my new friend, JJ Cooper. And because he’s a new friend, I’m inclined to indulge him…. He wants to know my favorite line. Hm. Books? Film? Pick-up? Since we both write novels, I’ll go with books. My very favorite is a no-brainer: “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley …Read More