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The Irish Rebellion with Guest Author, Alina K. Field, and the Release of “The Viscount’s Seduction”

Today, I welcome one of my newer Beau Monde friends, Alina K. Field. She brings us a bit of the history that influenced her latest release, The Viscount’s Seduction and a lovely excerpt that is certain to entice you.  Research … Continue reading

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Overview of the Elizabethan and Restoration Eras

This piece is not meant to be a deep look into the history of the Elizabethan and Restoration eras, but rather an overview of the periods to explain future pieces on the literature of the times. This is a continuation of … Continue reading

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Ever Heard of Gibbeting? A Torturous, but Legal Way to Die…

A gibbet /ˈdʒɪbɪt/ is any instrument of public execution, including guillotine, executioner’s block, impalement stake, hanging gallows, or related scaffold, but gibbeting refers to the use of a gallows-type structure from which the dead or dying bodies of executed criminals … Continue reading

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