Rescue a Rogue and the Luddites

I admit. I’m a history nut. I don’t know where I came across the battle between the stockingers and hosiers, but to me it’s fascinating. Somewhere along the way wealthy merchants began buying up looms that stockingers couldn’t afford. The...

Regency Mild Oaths

I like using the following expletives, or mild oaths and other terminology listed here: Confound it: To express confusion or amazement. Botheration: Just an exclamation, like for heaven’s sake. This is one that Nicola uses in Rescue a Rake. Thunderation: An...

Regency Cosmetics

All sorts of lotions and potions were used to remove unsightly hair, the gray strands, vanish wrinkles, and generally keep the fashionable lady youn and beautiful. She might buy such products as Bloom of Circassia, Oil of Jasmin, L’Eau de Ninon, or Milk of...