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Secrets of Sloane House

Rosalind Pettite alias Rosalind Perry is on the hunt for her missing sister. In a place as big as Chicago in the year 1892 the possibilities as to what caused her sister’s disappearance are numerous. 253 more words

Book Reviews

ILLUSTRATOR-O'-THE-DAY: Charles Dana Gibson

Ah, the good ol’ days, when women somehow learned how not to breathe in the name of fashion and men didn’t have pants that sagged WAY beyond what should be allowed in polite company. 295 more words

Theodore Roosevelt trains in Catch and Cornish Wrestling as N.Y. Governor

President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt cross-trained in a variety of combative arts including western boxing, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, and fencing. The following article details his training in the styles of Catch-as-catch-can (or “Catch”) wrestling as well as Cornish wrestling while serving as Governor of New York state: 12 more words

Martial Arts

Miss Derick is Deeply Disappointed: First Chapter of Furies Cross the Mersey

Furies Cross the Mersey:

The Very Ugly Story of 1912


By Dorothy Nixon

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This e-book (half novel, half documentary) contains stories both fictional and historical.   2,248 more words


A Reminder Of The Edwardian Era (And Why It's Important)

So if you, like me, have watched some of those newfangled “modern” movies and documentaries, have read some of the books that everyone reads, and have done some Internet surfing, you’ve found that the general gist of 20th century American history is always something like this: 1,004 more words


Carpathia, By Jesse Lee Kercheval: A Quick and Dirty Analysis - Part II

So, it has pretty much been two years since I actively worked on this blog, owing largely to life and work rearing their ugly heads (Isn’t that every blogger’s excuse?).   271 more words