Insane Asylums in the Regency Era

Highlighting Historical Romance with Bronwen Evans who addresses insane asylums—and Alzheimer’s Disease— in the Regency Era. I’ve just released INVITATION TO PLEASURE, book #3.5  a Christmas novella in my INVITATION TO series. The story revolves around my heroine’s epic battle to protect her mother who, unknown in the Regency era, has early onset Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s […]

Creating A Country

Highlighting Historical Romance with Nadine Millard on Creating a fictional country. When planning The Royals of Aldonia series, I had a decision to make. I knew that I wanted the family to be European royalty. But I didn’t want to risk using a real family, or even a real country. The truth is that I […]

Berwick, Sherry Ewing’s Castle

Highlighting Historical Romance with Sherry Ewing and Berwick Castle Thank you Caroline for highlighting me on your history blog today. For any of your readers who don’t know me, I’m Sherry Ewing and I write historical and time travel romances to awaken the soul one heart at a time. With a new release just around […]

Mother’s Day Joy

“It wasn’t a typical Mother’s Day, but I’ll take it.” I heard that more than once yesterday, and I felt the same. Our phone began ringing early Sunday morning, and the electronic cards came quickly as well. Joy on all sides! Friends reported the same. Most of us would have preferred hugs and family around […]

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 […]

Kidnapped by a Love Story

Highlighting Historical Romance with Clare Rhoden and some lovely stories from The Great War Hi, I’m Clare Rhoden and I live in Melbourne Australia. I’m thrilled to be here today to tell you a bit about my First World War novel, The Stars in the Night. I was kidnapped into the era by a love […]

The Maxwell Ghost

Highlighting Historical Romance with Ruth A. Casie on ghosts and Caerlaverock Castle history and intrigue “It pulls at my heart with its beauty and purpose. It represents all I hold dear in a person, if that’s possible, heart, soul and strength.”  Laura Reynolds, The Maxwell Ghost I knew I found the right setting for my […]

Sailing Unknown Waters

Nothing could have prepared us for the current situation, at least not entirely. We are indeed sailing into unknown waters. Our isolation may stretch into weeks or months. We don’t know where we’ll land, but land we will. Will there be dragons? Milk and honey? A radical new land? Home Port? We loath the unknown, […]

Carlisle Castle, Border Fortress

Highlighting Historical Romance with Sawyer North on castles in England. Fair Weather Enemies is an enemies-to-lovers road tripping treasure hunt that begins in earnest at Carlisle Castle in Northwest England. In the pantheon of English castles, the one at Carlisle barely registers with most sightseers. Its blocky appearance and small size are a byproduct of […]

Kings of Ireland

Highlighting Historical Romance with Ashley York who brings us warrior kings. The Warrior Kings series takes place in eleventh century Ireland. That’s after the death of Brian Boru in 1014 and before the invasion of the Normans from England. I would venture to say the best-known kings of this time are the English Kings. The […]