Poor Schools and The Education Act of 1870

Highlighting Facts About Education in the Nineteenth Century and in Her Novel Tempting Fate with Michelle Jean Marie In this day and age of Primary, Secondary, Further and Higher Education in England, it’s difficult to believe that a little over 150 years ago, education for children wasn’t even mandatory in the country. In a United […]

Free book! Coffee first.

I’m posting a bit early this week because I don’t want you to miss this news. The Renegade Wife is free on Amazon August 1-5. Don’t miss this opportunity. If you haven’t yet picked up a free copy of A Dangerous Nativity, the prequel novella, in which the hero of Renegade appears as a boy, […]

Research for Steampunk

Highlighting Historical Romance with Barbara Russell who reminds us Steampunk requires research too! She really got into it. Even if The Heart Collector is a steampunk novel, it’s set in Victorian Auckland and I did a lot of research to give the story a ‘real’ feel. I researched Victorian slang, currency, food, and of course […]

5 Things I Learned About 1835

The Reluctant Wife is in the final stages of editing and on track for an April 26 release. It is set in 1835, and in the process of writing it I learned quite a bit about that era. Sometimes I think collecting odd bits of facts is the most fun part of my job. The […]

Impetuous and Scandalous

Highlighting Historical Romance presents Kelly McClymer Hi, I’m Kelly McClymer and I want to thank Caroline for giving me a chance to talk about my favorite intersection of topics — history and women. You may have heard that women in the past couldn’t do many things that men could do. While that is true, it […]