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"Swept Away" by Vanessa Riley, a book review by Susan Karsten

You all know by now that I am an avid, book-consuming reader, across the genre spectrum. You may have also picked up on my special like/love for Regency romance. 134 more words

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Lorelei Lindon escapes her hum drum life by reading books about ghosts and feisty heroines whom she wishes to emulate. When her maid tells her there is a real ghost in little Paddlington Village, Lorelei sneaks away late at night in hopes of spotting this infamous ghost. 117 more words

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Mistress of the Manor: Lady of Leisure or Full Time Working Mom?

Think all those Regency romance heroines do nothing but pay calls all day? Think again. Author Maria Grace takes us inside the life of landowner’s wife. 161 more words

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Horseless Carriages of the 1820s

Think cars are a modern invention? Check out this article by Loretta Chase on “horseless carriages” from as early as 1827.

“Loretta reports:

While researching something else altogether, I stumbled on this description of an “Improved Steam Carriage” in a magazine published on this date in 1829. 71 more words


Friday Favorite: Jane Austen's World Pinterest Boards

Pinterest perusers, Austenites, and Regency romance lovers, prepare to be wowed.

If Jane Austen’s World doesn’t have the largest Pinterest collection of Georgian/Regency information, it’s pretty darn close. 35 more words

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Netherfield has been let!

Dear reader,

Some weeks ago I was fortunate enough to receive an invitation. A certain Mr Bingley is giving a ball at his new place, Netherfield Park. 73 more words


Friday Favorite: (Un)Dressing Mr. Darcy

Our Friday Favorite this week comes to us from Brian Cushing, a Regency period re-enactor who gives workshops and talks about gentlemen’s dress in the early 19th century. 49 more words

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