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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!

Anyone But a Duke By Betina Krahn

Victorians’ Secret By Betina Krahn, Author of Anyone But a Duke One of the great puzzles of the Victorian era for me has always been the...
And Dangerous to Know By Darcie Wilde

And Dangerous to Know By Darcie Wilde

The Useful Women of Jane Austen’s England  By Darcie Wilde, Author of And Dangerous to Know, A Rosalind Thorne Mystery  It’s winter, and that makes it the perfect time...

Seduction on a Snowy Night By Mary Jo Putney, Sabrina Jeffries,...

Historical Holiday Traditions By Mary Jo Putney, Sabrina Jeffries, and Madeline Hunter, Authors of Seduction on a Snowy Night In honor of their new story collection,...
The Seduction of Lady Phoebe By Ella Quinn

The Seduction of Lady Phoebe By Ella Quinn

The Regency Wedding Breakfast   By Ella Quinn, Author of The Seduction of Lady Phoebe, The Marriage Game Series  Unlike today or even in the late nineteenth century, the ceremony was not considered the main event of nuptials during the Regency...

The Highlander’s Christmas Bride by Vanessa Kelly

Christmas Comestibles By Vanessa Kelly, Author of The Highlander’s Christmas Bride, A Clan Kendrick Novel Although not as elaborate as a classic Victorian Christmas, holiday celebrations...
The Christmas Husband Hunt by Kate Moore

The Christmas Husband Hunt by Kate Moore

Mother and the Christmas P’s By Kate Moore, Author of The Christmas Husband Hunt We were six imperfect children and one imperfect dog, and we lived...
Scandalous By Minerva Spencer

Scandalous By Minerva Spencer

My Favorite Regency Fashions for Men By Minerva Spencer, Author of Scandalous The Regency era, that brief period from 1811 to 1820, developed fashions—for both men...

The Girl with the Pearl Pin by Lynne Connolly

Women Detectives By Lynne Connolly, Author of The Girl with the Pearl Pin, The Society for Single Ladies Series What do you do when you’re a...