Author’s Blog

Darkness and Light

Here on the east coast of the US, the day begins to darken by 4 PM. Add to that general dreariness and grey clouds and it is fair dim this month. Luckily it is the season of light. There is a reason our ancestors of most traditions put their light festivals in late December! As […]

Charity Balls in the Regency Era

Highlighting the facts behind the fiction with Pamela Gibson and The Grand Mistletoe Assembly. Women of the ton felt an obligation to support charities and most belonged to organizations  for that purpose. Originally, charitable giving was sponsored by churches. By the Regency period there were many private foundations established to meet a variety of needs. […]

Champagne and Moonlight

Highlighting Historical Fiction with Alina K. Field, and the history behind the bubbly in Under the Champagne Moon, one of the stories in Under the Harvest Moon, a Bluestocking Belles with Friends Collection The Under the Harvest Moon Collection is set in the town of Reabridge, Cheshire around the time of the local Harvest Festival. […]

Missing in Action

If I seem to have gone silent this past month, there is a reason, dear readers. Beloved has been and is quite ill, and I’ve become a full time care giver. There have been no cycles in my brain for writing, alas. Some days I have no time or energy to read! He is rebounding […]

Sleepy Monday

Yawn. No wait! It is Tuesday. Yesterday just slipped out from under me but I think I did get the WIP open and write a few hundred words. These days are all running one into the other. After coffee I checked my calendar and YIKES. I’m giving away prizes on Historical Romance Lovers on Facebook […]