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The Peterloo Massacre

On Friday, I introduce you to my novel,┬áHis Irish Eve.┬áThe events of that particular novel lead up to the hero and heroine being caught in the melee of the Peterloo Massacre. Adam Lawrence, Viscount Stafford, recognizes the need to leave … Continue reading

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Victorian England: The Stockport Viaduct, One of the Largest Brick Structures in Europe

The Stockport Viaduct is a large brick-built bridge which carries the West Coast Main Line across the valley of the River Mersey, in Stockport, Greater Manchester (grid reference SJ89089030). It is the largest brick structure in Europe and was designed … Continue reading

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Regency Era Events: The Blanket March, a Riot or a Cry for Assistance?

I have been frantically researching events from 1817 as part of my Work in Progress, book 6 of the Realm Series (A Touch of Love). Items of interest will be shared over the next couple of weeks. The Blanketeers or … Continue reading

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A Regency Era Teaching Hospital

In THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MR. DARCY, I spent a great deal of time researching medical practices of the period of which my fictionalized surgeon might be aware, as well as early medical schools students might have attended. I purposely … Continue reading

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The Massacre at St. Peter’s Field

The events at Peterloo play a pivotal point in my February release of His. Peterloo brings my heroine and hero together in the second of the two novellas, “His Irish Eve,” which make up this new anthology. On August 16, … Continue reading

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