Madeline’s Protector Virtual Book Tour with Vanessa Riley – April 29 – May 24, 2013 #christian #regency


Are you a fan of Christian Regency fiction?  #christian #regency

About the Book

If all the young men of England leapt off a cliff, Madeline St. James wouldn’t care. Then she’d have peace. Her nightmares of courtship would end, and she’d cozy up with a Psalm in her aunt’s quiet sculpture garden.

Yet, a chance meeting and a bullet wound change everything, and Madeline must trust the Good Shepherd has led her to the altar to marry a dashing stranger, Lord Devonshire.

Death and pain are no strangers to Justain Delveaux, Lord Devonshire, and he vows his dutiful bride will be kept safe and in her place. Though this compromised marriage is in-name-only, his wife and her unwavering faith both intrigue and allure him. Perchance when he thwarts his brother’s killer, Justain will tempt the unpredictable Madeline with the comfort of his arms.

But can Madeline and the stubborn earl forge a true bond before the next disaster strikes?

About the Author

The Regency and Victorian eras have always been a magnetizing draw for Vanessa Riley. Even as she worked to complete her doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, she made time for renaissance fairs and any novel or cinematographic work depicting these genteel societies of old. Perhaps, the attraction arises from the kinship she feels with the period being brought up in the restrictive Southern Bible Belt with its stringent definitions of decent behavior and life expectations. Perhaps the common dominator to this appeal is her own thirty day Christian courtship or even the arranged marriages of her uncles; each is emblematic of the nuptials of those earlier times.

A technology muse like Dr. Vanessa Riley is probably not the immediate choice to write about haute ton English society set in the 1800’s. With her most recent published work being “Reducing Deformation by Phase Manipulation,” the common visceral reaction is that Providence has given another mule a voice to tell His story. Nevertheless, this mule uses her determined spirit and dogmatic tenacity to master the subject and to discover the hidden nuances of a character making him believable, her human and both ready to be used of God.

Vanessa holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering and a masters in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University. She also earned BS and MS in mechanical engineering from Penn State University. She has been a radio anchorwoman and church announcer. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers Association and Romance Writers of America.

Today, Vanessa juggles mothering a eight year old, her seventeenth wedding anniversary, engineering, writing and speaking at women’s events. She is known for her humorous delivery of poignant truths. Vanessa is currently, editor in chief of an online social network,

Blog Tour Schedule

Week of April 29

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – FIRST WILDCARD TOUR

Mimi Pearson

Creative Madness Mama

Vic’s Media Room

Audacious Reader

Musings By Maureen

Our Family Adventure

Stuff & Nonsense

Sunny Island Breezes

Surrendering All of Me

Katie Opens Her Heart

Unlimited Bookshelves

Week of May 6

Monday, May 6, 2012
All The Buzz Reviews

Wednesday, May 8, 2012
Written Voices Blog


Week of May 13

Monday, May 13, 2012
Christian Bookworm Reviews

Tuesday, May 14, 2012
The Author’s Hideaway

Wednesday, May 15, 2012
Authors and Readers Corner

Week of May 20

Facebook_iconFacebook Chat

DATE: May 20, 2013

TIME: 8:00 pm EST


Radio Schedule

Monday, April 29, 2013
Faith A Believer Virtual Book Club Radio Show
Host: Missionary La’ Tanyha
6:30 pm EST

Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Certain Ones Radio Show
6:00pm EST
(917) 932-1607

Friday, May 3, 2012
That Literary Lady
Host: Yolanda Johnson-Bryant
6:30 pm EST

Monday, May 6, 2013
Black Author’s Network with Ella Curry
8:30 pm EST

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Sharvette Mitchell Show
5:55 pm EST
(347) 945-5907


One thought on “Madeline’s Protector Virtual Book Tour with Vanessa Riley – April 29 – May 24, 2013 #christian #regency

  1. Hi Vanessa! (GR!) – Mr. Blanco here. Congrats on your great career and your many degrees since leaving Penn State. Marci sent me a link to your stuff. She’s doing great too. I like to think I may have made a small contribution to your success, but I really know better! You really did it mainly on your own, and I couldn’t be more proud of you. I’ve had a great time at Penn State meeting so many wonderful people like you. Marilyn now teaches statistics in the College of Business. If you want to say hello sometime, my email is

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