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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!

A Pretty Deceit by Anna Lee Huber

A Pretty Deceit by Anna Lee Huber

Excavating Britain’s Past By Anna Lee Huber, Author of A Pretty Deceit, A Verity Kent Mystery Ancient ruins have long held a fascination for me, as...

Once Dishonored by Mary Jo Putney

A Question of Honor By Mary Jo Putney, Author of Once Dishonored All societies value honor, and although it may be defined in many different ways,...
The Gilded Newport Mystery Series by Alyssa Maxwell

The Gilded Newport Mystery Series by Alyssa Maxwell

Wonders Come in Small Packages: An Overview of Kingscote By Alyssa Maxwell, Author of the Gilded Newport Mystery Series Kingscote, on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode...
Misleading a Duke by A.S. Fenichel

Misleading a Duke by A.S. Fenichel

Spies, Informants, and Diplomats—Oh, My By A.S. Fenichel, Author of Misleading a Duke Nicholas Ellsworth, the Duke of Breckenridge, is a spy. He’s been trying to...

Who Wants to Marry a Duke by Sabrina Jeffries

An Herb by Any Other Name By Sabrina Jeffries, Author of Who Wants to Marry a Duke Miss Olivia Norley, the heroine in my latest novel,...
Who’s That Earl by Susanna Craig

Who’s That Earl by Susanna Craig

Going to the Dogs By Susanna Craig, Author of Who’s That Earl  When did humans begin to treat dogs as part of our families? Experts...

The Stella and Lyndy Mystery Series by Clara McKenna

The Plant Hunters By Clara McKenna, Author of the Stella and Lyndy Mystery Series Ever wonder what dark jungle your houseplants came from or on what...
Countess of Harleigh Mystery Series by Dianne Freeman

Countess of Harleigh Mystery Series by Dianne Freeman

Victorian Country House Parties By Dianne Freeman, Author of the Countess of Harleigh Mystery  Series Stately country homes have been part of the British culture for...