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Meet Francis Grose, Author of the 1811 Dictionary of theVulgar Tongue

As my novels are set in the early part of the 1800s, attempting to discover appropriate words to express “dismay” or “disgust” often sends me searching out my online copy of 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, a Dictionary of … Continue reading

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Introducing Black Opal Author, Jerry Otis + an Excerpt from “The Gaf Killer” + a Giveaway

I believe many of you are aware that I signed a contract with Black Opal Books for a new Regency romance [Angel Comes to the Devil’s Keep] to be release soon. In doing so, I am now part of a new … Continue reading

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Georgian Celebrity: Dorothy Kilner, Author of Children’s Books

Dorothy Kilner (pseudonyms M. P. and Mary Pelham, 1755–1836) was a prolific English writer of children’s books during the late 18th century. Life Dorothy was born on 17 February 1755, probably at Woodford, Essex. She was the youngest of five … Continue reading

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Georgian Celebrity: Charlotte Lennox, Author of “The Female Quixote”

Charlotte Lennox, née Ramsay (c. 1730 – 4 January 1804) was an English author and poet. She is most famous now as the author of The Female Quixote and for her association with Samuel Johnson, Joshua Reynolds, and Samuel Richardson, … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: Captain George William Manby, Author and Inventor

Captain George William Manby FRS (born November 28, 1765 in Denver, Norfolk; died November 18, 1854 in Great Yarmouth), was an English author and inventor. He designed an apparatus for saving life from shipwrecks and also the first modern form … Continue reading

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