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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!

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...
Dickens of a Crime Series by Heather Redmond

Dickens of a Crime Series by Heather Redmond

What Charles Dickens Ate at Christmas By Heather Redmond, Author of the Dickens of a Crime series Charles Dickens loved to write about food. Even his...
Wrexford & Sloane Mystery Series by Andrea Penrose

Wrexford & Sloane Mystery Series by Andrea Penrose

Going to the Dogs! By Andrea Penrose, Author of the Wrexford & Sloane Mystery Series   In Murder at Queen’s Landing, the latest book in my...
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,...