How did Queen Victoria get to be the Queen of England and Empress of the United Kingdom?
Love and Marriage: Do they go together like a horse and carriage? Stephanie Coontz examines the history of marriage from paleolithic times to now.
We were learning urban legends log before the term was coined. Here, I look at the idea that humans were much shorter in the past.
Author Meta Mathews drops in to dish on her and her new Novella DEFYING THE DUKE, and her writing process: what works, what doesn’t, and how she learned the difference!
by fangswandsfairy • Feature, Sunday Post Meme • Tags: Avon, Debbie Herbert, erotica, Grand Central, Historical romance, History, Jessica Clare, Jill Shalvis, Lorraine Heath, Madeline Hunter, Penguin, Regency, Romance, Tammy movies
Guest, Graphics, Giveaways and Reviews: A Weekly Recap!
Some years ago while volunteering at the Tate House Museum in Portland, Maine, I learned of a beverage called flip. It was popular in England and the American Colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries. It seems we often come across names of beverages that seem odd when we read historical fiction or historic classics […]
by fangswandsfairy • Guest Post, Tourwide Giveaway • Tags: Adair, Eternal Love, evil, Gothic, Gothic fiction, History, Immortality, Lanore, New England, Reckoning, Romance, Simon & Schuster, The Taker
Do “Love” and “Forever” Go Together?
by Alma Katsu
I’m often asked why I put the concept of immortality into The Taker. The story could’ve been purely historical with no, or at least less, of a supernatural element if there had been no question of the characters living forever. -cont.-