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
Were you as surprised as I was when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary last month? Where has the time gone?!? It just doesn’t seem that long ago that Prince William and Kate Middleton were … Continue reading
I can’t remember when exactly I first became enchanted by all things English, but my obsession had to have started when I was pretty young. By the time I reached my early teens, I was a bigger fan of the … Continue reading
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
I was going down the research rabbit hole this week and came across this interesting factoid: When Neal Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins boarded the spacecraft Apollo 11 in July 1969 they carried with them a sealed metal container. … Continue reading
Ever wonder if your ancestor worked at Buckingham Palace? Or maybe at Windsor Castle? Perhaps one of your forebears held the title of Yeoman of the Mouth; or Laundress of the Body Linen, both of which were real titles of positions … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to announce that I’m now an author on the Austen Authors blog!
I’ve been reading the Austen Authors blog for years, and I’ve always enjoyed the Jane Austen inspired stories its members create. So you can imagine how “over the moon” I was when they asked me to join their roster!
My debut post appears today and you can read it here. I hope you’ll join me on the blog as we chat about royal weddings past and present. See you there!
The final count-down has begun! In less than a week American Meghan Markle will marry Britain’s Prince Harry, and I plan to spend the day watching every possible moment of TV coverage from the comfort of my home. Royal marriages … Continue reading
King Charles I ruled England for 24 years before he was executed in 1649. During his reign he amassed a collection of over 2,000 works of art. His hoard included classical sculptures, oil on canvas portraits, enormous tapestries, and delicate … Continue reading
Because I write historical romance, I do a lot of research. It’s part of the job, and I thank my lucky stars every day that I live in an age when a lot of what I want or need to … Continue reading