Author’s Blog

Rambling Through Time

I travel. Sometimes I travel by boat, plane, or automobile. Sometimes I travel by book. Sometimes I explore the real world. This week I rambled through San Francisco—and a medieval castle—with Sherry Ewing and To Follow My Heart. Jenna Sinclair is a modern woman with very modern problems. Her live-in boyfriend has left her for […]

Marriage laws in Regency England

Highlighting facts behind Historical Romance with Jude Knight’s research into marriage laws. Most readers of Regency romance have a fair handle on what it was like to be a resident of Regency England, but some of what we think we know is the exception rather than the rule, and some is just plain wrong. Here’s […]

Ashmead Autumn

Do you subscribe to my newsletter? You should! If not, but want to, you can find the link in the menu bar. In any case I thought I would share the text I wrote for October. *** Autumn in Ashmead  October is here at last. Today the urban wilds of eastern Pennsylvania dawned cool, crisp, […]

Her Business Advisor

Bonding happens in mysterious ways. Clarion suggested Eli take Fanny to investigate publishing concerns in London. Was he making a business proposal or matchmaking? *** Eli said with a wry grin. “We need a plan.”  “Plan for what?” Suspicion seeped in, and her brows pulled together. Fanny’s writing, too precious, too personal, did not need […]

A Bit About Slang

Did you know that Yorkshire dialect is different from that of London as Texan is to New Jersey? That lovely phrase is from Elizabeth Ellen Carter, good friend and wonderful writer of romance. Obviously this post is aimed at those of us in the USA. Even those in the Antipodes like Ms. Carter are more […]