The heroine of The Value of Pity, an unusual young lady, treasures her rare and expensive copy, obsessed as she is with bones and the skeletal system. Images from Wellcome Trust Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 View or download it here:

Broken Bones in the 18th Century

Highlighting facts behind Historical Romance with Hallie Alexander and her Widow’s Guide to Scandal. A broken ankle in the 18th Century requiring the patient to stay abed for 6-8 weeks was inconvenient at best, unless the accident causing the fracture occurred at the home of your love interest. That’s what happened to the hero in […]