Medieval Women

Highlighting Historical Romance with Rue Allyn Medieval Women: Slaves to Convention or Independent Thinkers (Part one of three) Medieval women were fascinating creatures. The stereotypes that leap to mind include the Great Lady (queens and noblewomen), the yeoman wife, the nun and the downtrodden peasant. Regardless of status, the idea is strange to many fiction […]

A Beguine is Not a Nun

Highlighting Historical Romance with Rue Allyn and her tales of the beguines. In the middle ages, a nun was a religious female member of the church who took solemn vows. A Beguine is also a religious female who took solemn vows. What’s the difference? Beguines were not members of any church sanctioned group. A Beguine, […]

The White Cliffs

Highlighting Historical Romance with Sherry Ewing who tells us how she stumbled onto Dover Castle. While doing research for my novella To Love A Scottish Laird that releases today, I went back in time to the years of Henry, the Duke of Normandy who married Eleanor of Aquitaine, and who would take the throne of […]

Castles: Fiction and Reality

Highlighting Historical Romance Ruth Kaufman shares her research and her passion. Years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to England and Wales and explore some amazing castle ruins and stay in two castles (Amberley and Thornbury). I knew I had to visit Castle Rising, in the village of Castle Rising in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, […]

StellaMarie Talks Back

StellaMarie is back! and she has answers to your questions! ~~~ Hi,Thanks so much for having me. OMG. I can’t believe a whole month has gone by. Caroline been so sweet to invite me back. Since then, “How to Train Your Knight” has spent two weeks on the Amazon Best Seller list and is still […]