Backlist Bonus: The Lost Heir

Backlist Bonus: The Lost Heir

Why just write a Regency Romance when you can also add a mystery? How many (believable) ways are there to die in Regency England? Well, in order to set up the plot situations for The Lost Heir, I had to kill off a lot of fictional people.  And it all started with an Earl and his three sons.  From my research (plus every book I’ve read set in the same era!), the firstborn son–the heir–would be

Finding Home: Not your ordinary Regency Romance

Finding Home: Not your ordinary Regency Romance

I’m just a few chapters away from completing the first draft of Finding Home…and I cannot wait to share this story with you. ?Yes, I know some of you are not fans of historical fiction so just bear with me for a bit longer since the next story in the queue is contemporary. Followed by another contemporary after that. ?But in the meantime, the timeline of this current tale spans from 1803 to 1814, including an

A Journey to the Past… Uncovering All Sorts of Fun Research Nuggets

A Journey to the Past… Uncovering All Sorts of Fun Research Nuggets

I’m currently deep in the weeds writing a Christian Regency to add to the Within the Castle Gates series later this fall. So while ideas are pinging and a notebook is always within arm’s reach to jot down the latest reminder to myself or perfect dialogue snippet, I thought I’d share just a few of the treasures I found while researching certain fact points. First, I had to get in the mood. To pick up