Unmasking ‘The Masqueraders’

As a die-hard Georgette Heyer fan, I often find myself re-reading the books that have given me countless hours of mirth and amusement. After discovering the fabulous world of audiobooks, I have found this to be a different yet highly entertaining way of re-reading some of my all-time favorites. I just finished listening to one of my top 3 … Continue reading Unmasking ‘The Masqueraders’

Skirting the World of the Demimonde

Not all prostitutes in Regency London were equal. Not only was there a difference in their background and how much they earned, they also had different lifestyles and priorities in life. As in many aspects of London society, there was a hierarchy in the prostitution profession. There were the streetwalkers who plied their trade on the streets, above … Continue reading Skirting the World of the Demimonde

A Gentleman’s Bidding Available in Audio

I'm exceedingly pleased to announce that my regency romance novel "A Gentleman's Bidding" is now available in Audiobook format. It's available on Audible, Amazon and iTunes. https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/A-Gentlemans-Bidding-Audiobook/B078NFDH56 I was introduced to audiobooks roughly a year ago and at first I was pretty skeptical. I'm an avid reader and often skim through paragraphs as I read, and so I … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Bidding Available in Audio

A Gentleman’s Guide To Prostitutes – The Harris List

Before the Regency period came along there was the Georgian era, which had a far more lenient view on prostitution and the women engaged in the profession. Harris's List was a guide published once a year that listed all the prostitutes working in Covent Garden with some very colorful descriptions of their skills and note-worth … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Guide To Prostitutes – The Harris List

Weaving Through the Silk & Slums of Spitalfields

While researching different parts of 19th century London for my book, I was specifically looking for an area with a higher concentration of French immigrants, and that is how I stumbled upon Spitalfields. This East End London neighborhood got its name from St. Mary's Spittel (hospital) for lepers in the 1100s. Up until the early 1800s … Continue reading Weaving Through the Silk & Slums of Spitalfields