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Smuggling as a Plot Point in My Latest Release, “Lady Chandler’s Sister, Book 3 of the Twins’s Trilogy” + a Giveaway

¬†One of the “cottage” industries of the late 1700s and early 1800s in England and Scotland was smuggling. This was not just a single individual stealing a keg or two and then selling it to his neighbors; these were operations … Continue reading

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Inspired by Jane Tea Collection

Recently, a fellow Charlottean (a person living in Charlotte, NC) approached me with a product she distributed. This woman, Sara Thomas, recognized my love of all things Jane Austen. Ms. Thomas offered me a free canister of one of her … Continue reading

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