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Jews in King George’s England, a Plot Point in my “Realm” Romance, “A Touch of Love”

Over the years, the “backlash” regarding Georgette Heyer’s depiction of the Jewish faith in Regency England has become better known (See http://vacuousminx.wordpress.com/2011/08/23/jewish-stereotypes-in-georgette-heyers-novels/ and http://vacuousminx.wordpress.com/2011/08/03/authorial-intrusion-and-reader-response-my-georgette-heyer-experience/ for examples of the reported offending passages and the changes the current publisher of Heyer’s works has made … Continue reading

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The Baker Rifle: Britain’s First Long-Distance Weapon

I am in the midst of research for my next book in the Realm series. A Touch of Love will be released in late October 2013. Part of that research included discovering more about weaponry AFTER the Napoleonic Wars. So, … Continue reading

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