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The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M. J. Rose

Where I Got It: Review copy via the blog tour via Netgalley (thanks!).

Publisher: Atria Books (2015)

Length: 384 pages

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Set in 1890s Paris, Sandrine Salome has returned in flight from her husband. 355 more words


Interiors: Dining room of the Anna and Michael Ancher House, Skagen, Denmark, period 1890s.

This post started out being a “Historic Painting” article, and by some miraculous process it’s turned out to be the very first article in an entirely new category! 312 more words

19th Century

On this day: the Yngsjö murder

 The murdered Hanna Johansdotter (1867-1889)

On the 28th of March, 1889, a mother and son took part in the murder of the son’s wife, Hanna Johansdotter, in Yngsjö, Sweden. 169 more words


The Baptism of Huia Onslow

There have been many hundreds of christenings on the baptismal font at Old St Paul’s, but one of the most notable may be that of young Huia Onslow. 764 more words

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