I take a trip back to another time the Queensland-New South Wales border closed - the 1919 Spanish Flu pandemic.
Chronology snobs, words of wisdom and that 'infamous' Singer sewing book advice with a new/old interpretation. Elizabeth is a might peeved.
My guest today is Renee Dahlia whose debut novel To Charm A Bluestocking, it was pleasure to feature here earlier this year. Today, we learn more about Renee and her new title In Pursuit Of A Bluestocking.
This weekend marks the anniversary of a battle few people have heard of, The Battle of Lepanto of 1571, a maritime battle as important as the Battle of Trafalgar in the early 19th century or the Battle of the Coral Sea during the Second World War.
When writing Captive of the Corsairs and Revenge of the Corsairs, I thought long and hard about how to portray harem life. So much of it in romance (both contemporary and historic) is, well, highly romanticised – beautiful women, opulent surroundings, decadent pleasures and the sheik who loves one above all.
The fledgling US Navy and Marines play a supporting role in my new novel, Captive Of The Corsairs, which is released on July 21 by Dragonblade Publishing.
Occasionally real life figures make an entrance in my historical romances. To me it seems an additional way to place my fictional characters in the living world of their time.
Copyright is the protection afforded by the creator of an original work. It doesn’t extend to the people who created the tools for that expression.
Who is Saint Valentine? His name is now a byword for romance and all things heart and flowers on February 14, but there is so much more to this man than just romance.
Today, rhetoric gets a bad rap. Rhetoric has come to mean empty words and insincerity, but it wasn’t always this way.