ARCs, Full Book Cover and a Juicy Excerpt!

Haloo all, I apologise unreservedly for being remiss in not posting last week. As I said in my last blog post, I was rather busy! Anyhoo, the reason I am posting today is to give you a view of a wonderful little picture….Oh, have I got your interest? I hope so. I really hope so…isContinue reading “ARCs, Full Book Cover and a Juicy Excerpt!”

My Kingdom for an Ounce of Free Time!

My Kingdom for an ounce of free time…..(apparently you can measure time in weight :-S ) As some of you may know, I’ve just started a degree in History which is just delightful. They are however, my lecturers that is, not afraid to throw reading at you. I now think it possible to drown inContinue reading “My Kingdom for an Ounce of Free Time!”

My Ordinary Regency Life

I have to say, on a day like today, when my head is aching, my eyes are tired and I am feeling generally fed-up, it is the sort of time when all I want to do is curl up with my favourite Georgette Heyer in a snuggly blanket with a cuppa and shut out theContinue reading “My Ordinary Regency Life”

Being a Regency Aristocrat…

So they have boatloads of cash right? Gigantic house in the country (known as their country seat) and beautiful mansion in Town? They are all so very handsome whether man or woman and they have all the time in the world to rollick about and cause scandals….right? Now, I haven’t learnt a great deal aboutContinue reading “Being a Regency Aristocrat…”

Aristocracy in the Regency

Who were the aristocracy? We hear a lot about Dukes, Earls, Viscounts etc in Regency Romances and even in the classics don’t we? This prolific use of aristocrats within the Regency genre can lead to a romanticised view of the aristocracy. With so many books crammed full of Dukes, Earls and Marquesses it’s easy toContinue reading “Aristocracy in the Regency”

What’s So Special About The Regency Era?

I have, in point of fact, already blogged about this subject once before. Upon reading aforementioned blog however, I was disappointed with it. I really had not done the era justice and as such (as well as the fact I am a Regency Romance novelist and shall never tire of blogging on the time period),Continue reading “What’s So Special About The Regency Era?”

Gender, Feminism and masculinity

What a lot of controversial words. Of course I in no way mean to offend people by this blog and these are all my own thoughts and not truths. If you get angry feel free to leave a nasty comment. Anyway – now I’ve covered my blogging ass please read on… The other day IContinue reading “Gender, Feminism and masculinity”