July 31, 2018

I knew from the outset that the charming lady’s man Jake Warriner was a spy, so in his book, A Warriner to Seduce Her, I had to create a whole new world of espionage. He was a member of the King’s Elite, a crack force of covert operatives who were tasked with catching...

March 14, 2017

The deadly disease smallpox had been feared by man for thousands of years by the 1800s, and rightly so. It was highly contagious, incurable and killed a third of those unlucky enough to catch it.

Those who survived it were rarely left unscathed. Aside from the inevitab...

January 11, 2017

For a few weeks now I have had a suspicion that Trevor is That Age. I won’t sully your mind with descriptions as to how I know this, suffice to say he has been a bit… frisky.

Yesterday and this morning, that friskiness made him quite bouncy and it was obvious he needed...

November 1, 2016

I’ll happily admit it. My favourite Regency hero of all time is Mr Darcy. Bizarrely I love his aloof stiffness. I love it because you just know it’s an outer shell he wears like armour, a face he presents to the world, but underneath it he is positively boiling with su...

June 16, 2016

Surgery in the early 19th century usually meant a death sentence. It was the last resort and never undertaken lightly. Statistics from the time put the chance of dying as a result as high as 80% and surgeons were still not really considered to be proper doctors. Even t...

June 13, 2016

This article was a guest blog on the brilliant Chicks, Rogues and Scandal in June 2016 and can be viewed HERE in its original format

Stereotypes are funny things. For the last year, I have been compared to Barbara Cartland by both the people who know me and the people w...

June 7, 2016

I read my first romance novel somewhere around twelve, and from then on I was hooked. However, it took another thirty years for me to read my first historical romance because, frankly, they didn’t interest me. Odd, I suppose, considering I was a history teacher but the...

June 5, 2016

HAVE A LOOK AT ANNA'S WORLD:
After the success of last month's post where I showed you around my writing room, I am delighted to tell you I managed to convince fellow Regency author Anna Bradley to show us hers! So here it is, in her own words...

 

 

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