Don’t do as I do

on May 24, 2017

So this post came about because of a tiny home improvement project. Please ignore the gloomy lighting–it’s overcast here today and I was snapping quickly. (And getting in the way of the lighting source. Oops.) Anyway, those are my closet doors. If you’ll notice, the right door has no hole bored into it to mount…

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Roll out the red carpet–we have a guest!

on May 18, 2017

Today I’m delighted to host the ever-fabulous Tracy Grant! She’s currently promoting her newest Malcolm and Suzanne adventure, GILDED DECEIT, and she’s here to share her thoughts on marriage… The Rules of Marriage In the Regency, it may have been “a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must…

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Veronica Research–fourth part wrap-up!

on May 17, 2017

Here we are with the fourth and final entry in the Veronica research series! The horizontal stack up there is one of my favorites. Here’s why: *KINDRED NATURE by Barbara T. Gates focuses on the Victorian explorers who were natural historians, using their travels to further the study of plants, animals, insects, etc. *Kirsten Ellis’s…

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Researching Speedwell, part 3

on May 10, 2017

This one’s a wee bit blurry–my apologies! Snapped it on the fly and didn’t realize until I went to upload it that it wasn’t perfectly clear. But it is good enough to give you an idea of what I’m recommending. *Mary Lovell’s A SCANDALOUS LIFE. Thorough and detailed biography of Jane Digby, the Englishwoman who…

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Veronica inspiration books–part two

on May 3, 2017

The five books featured here run the gamut of “explorer porn” which I’ve just decided might need to be a new category of non-fiction. On the far right is one of my forever favorites, COME, TELL ME HOW YOU LIVE by…surprise!…Agatha Christie. Readers the world over know Christie as the queen of mystery, but she…

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Bonus post!

on May 2, 2017

It’s Mystery Week at Goodreads–come check out their book recommendations and see what questions I’m answering for the Ask the Author feature and pose queries of your own!

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