A Different Kind of Steamy Romance

Highlighting Historical Romance with Samara Parish and the facts behind her current release, How to Survive a Scandal. Writing my first historical romance novel was a lot of fun and there was so much to learn. In addition to researching the period and trying to make the book feel authentic, my hero was an engineer. […]

A Fortune in Pearls

When Kate escapes from her brother, she takes with her a pearl necklace, her inheritance from her mother. With this, she hopes to be able to establish herself in some sort of business. Now, this may sound unrealistic in this day and age. After all, you can buy a pearl necklace for less than a […]

Traveling Actors during the Regency

  Highlighting the facts behind Historical Romance with Sofi Laporte on Traveling Theaters in the Regency era, and her book, Lucy and the Duke of Secrets. While the great theater houses in Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket entertained the people of London, a network of travelling actors or strolling players took care of the […]

The Seven Curses of London

Highlighting the Facts Behind Historical Romance with Lana Williams When I first encountered a book called The Seven Curses of London while doing research for a book set in Victorian London that I was writing, I was fascinated. The title alone is intriguing, don’t you think? The Seven Curses of London, published in 1869 and […]

Iran in Turmoil

Highlighting Historical Romance with Jude Knight on Central Asia, the Silk Road, and turmoil in Iran. When I began to write Paradise Regained, prequel to my Children of the Mountain King series, I didn’t have much of a clue about the location. The plot required that my hero and heroine live in Central Asia, somewhere […]

American Heiresses/ English Dukes

This week Donna MacMeans shares her research with us. One of the things I love about writing is how everything you’ve done, every place you visit, inspires stories. The stories might not be immediate, but they percolate in the brain until they fit with the perfect storyline. That’s the way it worked for me with […]

Thanks for the Heroes, Fictional and Real

Join us here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1515218678792593/ In this month of giving thanks, I’ve been invited to participate in a week long celebration of Historical Romance, #Thx4HistoricalRom  The hosts have put together a lovely grand prize package and my own Dangerous Works is in it. in addition authors will be offering giveaways daily. The title got me thinking […]