“There is a gay history and it isn’t always negative and tearful”

  (Photo credit: Owestry Town Museum) An amazing cache of WWII love letters has been found, between a soldier named Gilbert Bradley, and his sweetheart, Gordon Bowsher. You can read about it at BBC & at NewNowNext There are over 300 letters between the two. The person who happened upon the first few thought they were simply […]

My friends, we will Live & Love, Defiantly

I, for one, have been thrown for a loop — actually, I take that back; that’s not enough. I feel like a great many of us have been thrown under a speeding train. I am so tempted, so very very tempted, to stoop to the level of this election, of the people who have elected […]

What gave you the idea for Right Here Waiting?

I was thinking about how bleak many LGBTQ storylines in movies, tv and books can be. When I was a teenager, the gay people I saw on TV and in movies were always part of a terribly depressing and traumatizing storyline – there were no happy endings. It seemed the gay characters were always going […]

An excerpt from Right Here Waiting — released today!!!

Prologue Benjamin Williams always hated being alone on Christmas Eve. He’d kept busy all day, delivering presents to his nearby friends, though with the snowstorm coming, he’d made sure to be home early. The bumpers on their Packard had long since been sacrificed to the scrap metal drive; the tires were worn nearly bald and […]

Right Here Waiting is “One of the best period romances I’ve read to date.” – Carly’s Book Reviews

K.E. Belledonne makes history come alive with her debut novel RIGHT HERE WAITING. Ben and Pete stand out as individuals in this story while at the same time somehow manage to represent the heart of the men that served during World War II. Their story is amazing because it is realistic. They are imperfect men […]

Ridiculous exuberance over a good review

Just need to note this: I have listened to Harry Belafonte’s “Jump In The Line” seven times in a row, and danced ridiculously to it, in celebration of a review my book just got that contains this line: “One of the best period romances I’ve read to date.” – Carly’s Book Reviews I’m not sure […]