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And She Persisted: A Mad Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909, where dresses and houses are overwhelmingly opulent, social class means everything, and women are taught to be nothing more than wives and mothers.

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Vintage Makeup Palette Applied to Three Eras

This winter has brought many days of overcast and fog. When I have looked out the window on these dreary days, I can’t help but be captured by the cool tones of the clouds and mist that set off a blue light across the city landscape. 952 more words

Beauty

Nearly Halloween

Only a few days to go until Halloween, so here is a “spooky” British movie from 1901: The Haunted Curiosity Shop.

History

#BookReview: A Lady Unrivaled | The Manor House #Giveaway

A Lady Unrivaled by Roseanna M. White

Lady Ella Myerston can always find a reason to smile–even if it’s just in hope that tomorrow will be better than today. 410 more words

Historical Fiction

The Helmet

It has been just shy of a decade since the helmet was bequeathed to me by my late husband. The bulbous brass carbuncle was an aesthetic monstrosity that engulfed most of the wearer’s head and face, leaving only the mouth and chin visible to any onlooker. 4,108 more words

Science Fiction

A Lady Unrivaled (Roseanna M. White) - Review

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Lady Ella Myerston can always find a reason to smile–even if it’s just in hope that tomorrow will be better than today. All her life everyone has tried to protect her from the realities of the world, but Ella knows very well the danger that has haunted her brother and their friend, and she won’t wait for it to strike again. 1,285 more words

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