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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!

Wild Women and the Blues by Denny S. Bryce

Dancing as Inspiration By Denny S. Bryce, Author of Wild Women and the Blues In many ways, Wild Women and the Blues is my homage to my youth...
Duchess If You Dare by Anabelle Bryant

Duchess If You Dare by Anabelle Bryant

Romance and Reputation By Anabelle Bryant, Author of Duchess If You Dare Would an English nobleman of the highest power risk his reputation and forsake his...
Calder Brand by Janet Dailey

Calder Brand by Janet Dailey

 The Amazing Frontier An Excerpt from Calder Brand by Janet Dailey Janet Dailey’s iconic Calder Saga is synonymous with everything readers have come to love in...

Three Ordinary Girls By Tim Brady

Cobblestone Streets and Tulips: The Old-World Charm of Holland’s Haarlem By Tim Brady, Author of Three Ordinary Girls My nonfiction book Three Ordinary Girls tells the...

The Titanic Sisters By Patricia Falvey

Sailing First-Class Aboard the Titanic: Four Days of Luxury By Patricia Falvey, Author of The Titanic Sisters Few stories are more irresistible than that of the...

Notorious by Minerva Spencer

The Return of Crafting By Minerva Spencer, Author of Notorious, Book 1 in the Rebels of the Ton Series People all around the globe spent an...
Letters from Home by Kristina McMorris

Letters from Home by Kristina McMorris

For the Courageous American Women of WWII, a Battle on Many Fronts By Kristina McMorris, author of Letters from Home When I first set out to...
The Beryl & Edwina Mystery Series By Jessica Ellicott

The Beryl & Edwina Mystery Series by Jessica Ellicott

The Beauty of a Handwritten Letter By Jessica Ellicott, Author of the Beryl & Edwina Mystery Series Of all life’s small pleasures, surely amongst the very...