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(Rules for the Reckless, #4)

Genre: Historical Romance (Victorian)

Cover Blurb:

Romance sizzles between a famous heiress and an infamous crime lord in this fourth sexy novel in the Rules for the Reckless series from the USA Today bestselling author of Fool Me Twice. 1,014 more words

Historical Romance

Amy Snow

Very recently I started following a blog , Modern Mrs. Darcy (http://www.bing.com/search?q=modern+mrs.+darcy+blog&qs=SC&pq=modrern+mrs.+&sk=SC1&sc=8-13&sp=2&cvid=08DD9FF7C9C7437490D565961F668BD3&FORM=QBLH ). In a recent blog she posted that she had read and enjoyed a book called… 369 more words

in which earnestness is a virtue

Hello, world.

Okay, I love to laugh. I wholeheartedly agree with the Irish proverb that claims that “a good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” I think it’s good to find laughter in every aspect of life, which, for me, includes books. 542 more words

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Artist of the moment........Eron

Eron is a contemporary street artist from Italy. Eron was born in Rome, Italy in the year 1973. Eron often works with the face, figure, and animals in his work. 133 more words


Bloodline: (n) ancestors or pedigree

“Blood is thicker than water.”

This is one of those annoying sayings that continues to pop up and fails to be refuted because no one wants to come across… 179 more words

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Friday Poem - Grief

Today’s poem is called “Grief” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) and she was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era.

I had intended to do a poem about grief and loss today because my lovely cousin was called to heaven earlier in the week, but after the horrific events of last night in Nice and the recent bombings in Iraq and Bangladesh this poem seems to have even more significance today. 122 more words

Friday Poem

Canines and Crinolines: Victorian Dogs Captured by Fashion

In January of 1865, a young charwoman appeared at the Lambeth Police Court in London seeking assistance from the magistrate after having been attacked by her employer’s favorite dog.  1,549 more words

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