A Cross-Book Vignette from Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem

As part of the blog tour for Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem, the holiday box set by the Bluestocking Belles, characters from the novellas will be meeting up outside the covers of the book, appearing on Belles’ blogs throughout the month of October. This vignettte uses characters from my story in the box set, A Dangerous […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Regina Jeffers

Today I am delighted to welcome Regina Jeffers, and her wonderful insights into weaponry of the Regency era. ____________________________________________________________ The first seven books of my award-winning “The Realm” series took place during the height of the Regency Era. Book one (A Touch of Scandal) began in early 1814, and Book 7 (A Touch of Honor) […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Maggi Andersen

Hi Caroline, thanks for inviting me to your blog. Maggi Andersen http://www.maggiandersenauthor.com I am an Australian author of historical romance, romantic suspense and mysteries. I live in the beautiful Southern Highlands of New South Wales with my husband a retired lawyer. He is now my proof reader, and a wonderful beta reader. Since reading Georgette […]

Art and the Working Author 2: My Hero

In a previous piece I described how I look for public domain graphics to illustrate blog posts, Facebook posts, and memes about the Regency era.  Today i want to write about a particularly knotty problem.  How do I find a portrait to stand in for my hero? When I envisioned Richard Hayden, the Marquess of […]

An interview with Her Grace of Haverford

If you have read the books or blogs of Jude Knight, you know she is a master of character creation.  She offers a free copy of A Baron for Becky to one random commenter.  In this piece, the author interviews the Duchess of Haverford, who has a supporting (but pivotal) role in A Baron for […]

La Déesse Noire: Diversity in Action

The Regency era was complex and diverse.  Regency novels tend to be fairly homogenized. I seek out more exotic settings for my Regency characters. My colleague, Mariana Gabrielle creates characters that actually demonstrate diversity in that world, as her latest release shows. Diversity is a passion with her. The book is available for pre-order now […]