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.-