Today I’m at Romancing the Past, blogging about why 19th century portraits often depict young boys in dresses, and how you can tell the boys from the girls.
What was a tufthunter, and whose tuft was he hunting? I’m at Romancing the Past today, discussing the social pecking order at Oxford University during the regency.
And to celebrate the release of my second regency romance, I’m guest-blogging today at Ex Libris. I’ll be giving away a free copy of the e-book edition of Lord of Secrets and a $10 Amazon gift certificate. You can click here to jump to the blog post.
Why the double standard? Today I’m at Romancing the Past, discussing the stigma associated during the 19th century with being a fallen woman.
Today I’m at the wonderful Rakes Rogues and Romance site, talking with blogmistress Nancy S. Goodman about writing advice, my upcoming release, and my idea of the perfect fantasy dinner party. Do stop by!
Why would anyone play with fire, especially at Christmas time? I’m at Romancing the Past today, taking a brief look at the old parlor game known as snap-dragon.
Everyone knows the Pilgrims celebrated the first American Thanksgiving in 1621, but what were their old friends and neighbors doing back in England? I’m at Romancing the Past today, taking a brief look at the English tradition of Harvest Home.
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How did Edinburgh medical man Dr. Robert Knox find his way into a jeering nineteenth-century jump rope rhyme, and why did Dr. Hunter have a young woman in his wicker basket?
With Halloween fast approaching, I’m at Romancing the Past today, discussing the ghastly business of body snatching. Click here to jump to the post.
What did the Earl of Winchilsea say that made the Duke of Wellington challenge him to a duel? I’m at Romancing the Past today, blogging about nasty political disputes of the eighteenth century. Stop by to read about Winchilsea and Wellington, plus why American president Andrew Jackson was the Chuck Norris of his day.