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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!

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...
Deceived by Desire by Marie Force

Deceived by Desire by Marie Force

Gilded Newport By Marie Force, Author of Deceived by Desire, The Gilded Series One of the best parts about writing my recent book, Deceived by Desire,...
Murder at Kensington Palace by Andrea Penrose

Murder at Kensington Palace by Andrea Penrose

A History of Kensington Palace By Andrea Penrose, Author of Murder at Kensington Palace, A Wrexford & Sloane Mystery Kensington Palace, which sits in the verdant...
The Irish Heiress by Kaitlin O’Riley

The Irish Heiress by Kaitlin O’Riley

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words By Kaitlin O’Riley,  Author of The Irish Heiress, Book Two in the Hamilton Cousins Series The ease and...
Murder At Crossways HC

Murder at Crossways by Alyssa Maxwell

The Women of the Gilded Age By Alyssa Maxwell, Author of Murder at Crossways, A Gilded Newport Mystery The industrialists of the Gilded Age—Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Morgan,...
A Tale of Two Murders by Heather Redmond

A Tale of Two Murders by Heather Redmond

Loving the Theater by Heather Redmond, Author of A Tale of Two Murders, A Dickens of a Crime series Before modern alternatives for amusement, people in...
Murder at Morrington Hall by Clara McKenna

Murder at Morrington Hall by Clara McKenna

The Mysterious Language of Flowers by Clara McKenna, Author of Murder at Morrington Hall, A Stella & Lyndy Mystery Do you love a good mystery? If...