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October 14, 2018

My local Romance Writers of America chapter just celebrated the 37th anniversary of its formation with its annual birthday bash. It is the day we announce the winners of our Orange Rose Award for emerging writers and the winner of the Charlotte for published books.

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May 24, 2016

The world of historical fiction lost one of its best contributors yesterday.

 

Jo Beverley’s books covered the Medieval, Georgian, and Regency periods in scope and did them all with depth, humor, and a sense of time suspended. 

 

Her characters became three-dimensional fri...

May 7, 2016

Mention Gretna Green to any fan of Regency or Georgian novels and they instantly see a mental image of young couples racing to the Scottish border for a clandestine marriage. As Valentine’s day approaches it seemed only right to share the background of Gretna Green for...

December 1, 2015

 

The odd bits of information I come across while researching details for my stories are often fascinating and sometimes amusing. One story that made me chuckle, and made me include him as a background character, was known as the Berner Street Hoax.

 

Theodore Hook was a...

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