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Frederica by Georgette Heyer

Another absolute treat from the queen of Regency romance. Longer then her average book, it’s a chance to lose yourself in her world for a good long time. 44 more words


Dame Lorraine

In 18th Century Trinidad and Tobago, Dame Lorraine was the name given to local planters’ costumed performances that parodied French aristocracy. The Dame is still a popular costume choice at carnivals and parades. 17 more words


Historical Apartment With Modern Decor

Look at those decorative ceiling ornaments and other beautiful historic elements in this apartment! It is a great place to start with and it was completed by some stylish midcentury and contemporary design pieces and art. 19 more words

Women Ideas

Mary of Scotland (1936)

It’s always a bad idea for me to watch a Tudor drama.  My rampant love and overabundance of knowledge has the tendency to color my perspective of any Hollywood attempt to cash in on the story of Henry the VIII and his descendants (or acquaintances, or really anyone who strolled through the time period). 1,119 more words


Review: Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean

“Kisses should not leave you satisfied. They should leave you wanting.”

Calpurnia “Callie” Hartwell, sister to the Earl of Allendale, had kept an impeccable reputation throughout her life. 538 more words


The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This review refers to the audio version.

what a creepy, creepy book.

ever had a house that just felt–well– 274 more words

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