Posts Tagged: romance novels

I’m so excited to welcome historical romance author Josie Riviera to the blog today.  Josie writes romances that read like Hallmark movies (my favorite!), and she’s here today to talk about about the culture of the Romany. Welcome, Josie! Exploring the Fascinating Culture of the Romany. (Gypsies) “Gadje Gadjensa, Rom Romensa.” This is a Romany… more

My research has propelled me forward into the Victorian era, a time period rich with innovation, discovery, and downright oddity.  Like today’s topic: the bathing machine. Victorian thinking could not be stretched so far as to think a woman might actually enjoy a dip into the ocean, romping through the waves, or, God forbid, swimming. … more