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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!

Forbidden Realm by Diana Cosby

Forbidden Realm by Diana Cosby

Noble’s Prerogative by Diana Cosby, Author of Forbidden Realm In today’s world, having pets is a common occurrence, but during medieval times, as in...
Fatal Finale

A Fatal Finale by Kathleen Marple Kalb

A Lady’s Great Secret: The Cosmetic Arts in the Gilded Age By Kathleen Marple Kalb, author of A Fatal Finale, an Ella Shane Mystery             Respectable...

Heiress for Hire by Madeline Hunter

Planning a Trip in the Regency Period By Madeline Hunter, Author of Heiress for Hire  When setting out on a journey in the early nineteenth-century United...
Heiress for Hire by Ella Quinn

The Most Eligible Lord in London by Ella Quinn

The Dos and Don’ts of Being in the Company of Gentlemen for an Unmarried Lady By Ella Quinn, Author of The Most Eligible Lord in...
A Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

A Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

A Day in the Life at the Mena House By Erica Ruth Neubauer, Author of Murder at the Mena House The Mena House Hotel in Cairo,...
The Traitorby V. S. Alexander

The Traitor by V. S. Alexander

Art in WWII Germany By V. S. Alexander, Author of The Traitor When we have the opportunity, we savor the warmth of an art gallery or...

The Bachelor by Sabrina Jeffries

Archery By Sabrina Jeffries, Author of The Bachelor, The Duke Dynasty Series Victorian ladies were always looking for healthy ways to exercise that were also considered...
For The Sake of a Scottish Rake By Anna Bradley

For The Sake of a Scottish Rake by Anna Bradley

Sea Bathing in Brighton By Anna Bradley, Author of For The Sake of a Scottish Rake For fans of Jane Austen, ever since Lydia Bennet absconded...