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 […]
Two unlikely characters find each other in Regency London. Can they find love as well?!!?
With her parents murdered and her inheritance stolen, all Penny Shoemaker has left is her job working for A Lady’s Favor dress shoppe. But that’s not enough for her to support herself or her young brother. Her only chance to regain what is rightfully hers rests with a peculiar but brilliant gentleman with a weakness for damsels in distress.
In romance novels, particularly historic romances, so many rakes seem to lose their fortunes at the card table. Have you ever wondered about the game, Whist, which is often mentioned? Here’s a little history and info on that game. I hope it helps place it in context.
NO GOOD DUKE GOES UNPUNISHED The Third Rule of Scoundrels by Sarah MacLean Harper Collins/Avon On Sale: 11/26/2013 Formats: Mass Market PB; E-Book, Audiobooks Pages: 400 Ages: 18 and Up ARC provided unsolicited by Harper Collins for review purposes. No remuneration was exchanged and all opinions presented herein are my own unless otherwise noted. A […]
HOW TO MARRY A HIGHLANDER Falcon Club Series Katharine Ashe E-Book and Mass Market Paperback: 176 pages Avon Impulse/Harper Collins August 6, 2013 Blogger’s Personal Property, won in a giveaway. No remuneration was exchanged and all opinions presented herein are mine except as noted. Katharine Ashe WEBSITE And at Harper Collins/AVON An intrepid lady takes […]