Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue

One doesn't often come across a Georgian novel that's narrated purely from a male's perspective. Not only is Mackenzie Lee's writing a breath of fresh air, but it's also incredibly clever and fun. Henry Monty is your classic rake. He drinks, gambles, fornicates, and is determined to be as much of an embarrassment to his … Continue reading Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue

Chéri – Inspiration for the Scarlet Salon

I'm a huge movie buff, and have no qualms in admitting that I can be inspired by scenes created on-screen, as well as, those found between the pages of a book. Inspiration can come from anywhere really, and interestingly enough it was a movie I watched starring the very beautiful and talented Michelle Pfeiffer that … Continue reading Chéri – Inspiration for the Scarlet Salon

Breeches over petticoats? Regency brothels got you covered

While doing research for an upcoming Novella, I found it surprisingly difficult to find information about male sex workers during the regency period in England. There's quite a bit of information about the subject during the Victorian era, as well as, some references to Georgian times... but regency proved to be harder to pin down. … Continue reading Breeches over petticoats? Regency brothels got you covered