Category: Regency

Pauline Bonaparte’s Missing Treausre by Cerise DeLand

Pauline Bonaparte’s Missing Jewels, Money…and Cerise DeLand’s heroine’s search for lost treasures!  As Napoleon Bonaparte signed his abdication in Fontainebleau in April 1814, his much beloved young sister Pauline had been very busy. Not only did she arrange to sell her house, the Hotel Charost in Paris, to the British government for their new ambassador to France, the Duke of Wellington, but also she attempted to...

Why I Write Romance–A Different Perspective

WHY I WRITE ROMANCE—A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE by Kathleen Bittner Roth Society rewards us for practiced thinking by handing us diplomas to tack on our walls. But what of our important feeling nature? Thinking is what brings about clarity and objectivity in our lives, but only feeling can bring a sense of value and worth to a person. Our self-esteem comes not from what we think of...

The Wounded at Waterloo by Bronwen Evans

Dear Readers Waving hello from New Zealand, where I spend my time writing Regency historical romances.  In my current Regency series, The Disgraced Lords, several of the characters, their friends, and siblings, fought at the battle of Waterloo. As 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo 18-20th June 1815, in Belgium, I thought I’d learn a little bit about the epic battle. The...

Regency Florida

“THERE IS NOT SO GAY A TOWN…” FLORIDA IN THE REGENCY ERA By Darlene Marshall In 1812 a plucky band of men of diverse races, nationalities and backgrounds came together to defend their homes from foreign invaders intent on seizing their land and destroying their way of life. The invaders were the Americans, and the defenders were the men of East Florida. A little known and...

Regency Trivia

TRIVIA REGENCY ENGLAND STYLE Hackney Coaches Hackneys were the 19th century equivalent of the black cabs you see in London today. There were rules for passengers wishing to travel in Hackney Coaches. No more than four adults were allowed inside and one servant on the outside, with the exception of a child held in an adult’s arms. If the coachman agreed to take more, he charged one...

Fantastic Video – Explore Historical Romance!

Think you know historical romance? Prepare to be surprised. Never read historical romance? The subgenre has never been more diversified in its offerings to readers. To back up our claim, Historical Romance Network members put together a fun, energetic video highlighting a collection of beautiful covers by just a few of today’s stars in historical romance. Stay tuned – many more to come.