In Service to the Sovereign

I’m in the middle of reading a Regency spy series that I’m enjoying very much. I’ve always had an interest in stories that feature a hero or heroine who works on behalf of the sovereign, and this series fits the … Continue reading

The Georgian Card Game of Tontine

In Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth Bennet spent a few nights at Netherfield Park so she could nurse her ill sister, Jane. The first evening, after Jane had finally fallen asleep, Elizabeth ventured downstairs to join Mr. Darcy, Mr. Bingley, his … Continue reading

A Georgian Staycation

Yesterday I went to the dentist, which was pretty exciting when you consider it’s the only planned outing I’ve had during the entire month of August. With the exception of a couple of visits with my son and grand-dog, weekly … Continue reading

A Regency Christmas Tree for You

There’s a long-held tenet in the romance community that people of the Regency Era didn’t have Christmas trees as part of their Christmas celebrations. That’s correct. In general. But the truth is that long before Queen Victoria and Prince Albert … Continue reading

More on Beau Brummell and a Short Story

One of my favorite places to shop is my neighborhood antique mall and in Denver we have several. On Broadway, just south of the downtown area, is Antique Row, where antique stores of different varieties pack a seven block stretch. … Continue reading

Beau Brummell at Bonwit Teller

I’ve been working on a story that includes a secondary character who is an unabashed Regency Dandy. In his mind, appearance is everything. In writing the character, I wanted to make certain I accurately described his attire, so I turned … Continue reading