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Best-selling and acclaimed novelists from Kensington Publishing share intriguing historical facts unearthed during their research, offering readers a glimpse of society, culture and life during their novels’ time periods. Look for more Victoria Vignettes in each issue of the magazine and return here each month for more fascinating historical context!

Once a Laird by Mary Jo Putney

Once a Laird by Mary Jo Putney

Islands of Imagination by Mary Jo Putney Best-Selling Author of Once a Laird, The Rogues Redeemed Series Though I’ve traveled widely, I had never visited a place...

Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge

The 1930s Downstairs World by Colleen Cambridge Author of Murder at Mallowan Hall, a Phyllida Bright Mystery My new book, Murder at Mallowan Hall, is a mystery...
A Yuletide Kiss by Sabrina Jeffries with Madeline Hunter and Mary Jo Putney

A Yuletide Kiss by Sabrina Jeffries with Madeline Hunter and Mary...

Kissing Bough By Sabrina Jeffries, Author of A Yuletide Kiss with Madeline Hunter and Mary Jo Putney At Christmas in Regency England, there weren’t many Christmas...
Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens by Andrea Penrose

Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens by Andrea Penrose

In Full Bloom! By Andrea Penrose, author of Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens, a Wrexford & Sloane Mystery In Murder at the Royal Botanic Gardens,...
The Second Mrs. Astor by Shana Abé

The Second Mrs. Astor by Shana Abé

Life As a Summer Cottager in Bar Harbor’s Gilded Age By Shana Abé, author of The Second Mrs. Astor In the golden summer of 1910, John...
The Pickwick Murders by Heather Redmond

The Pickwick Murders by Heather Redmond

Lady Authors of the 1830s By Heather Redmond Author of the A Dickens of a Crime Series and The Pickwick Murders Alas, dear Jane Austen was no...

Outrageous by Minerva Spencer

The Many Layers of a Regency Lady By Minerva Spencer, Author of Outrageous, Rebels of the Ton Series If you’ve read Jane Austen novels or watched...
Undercover Duke by Sabrina Jeffries

Undercover Duke by Sabrina Jeffries

 The Regency Era Wedding By Sabrina Jeffries, Author of Undercover Duke, Duke Dynasty, Book 4 My books rarely feature a wedding, since I find the journey...