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Announcing Kathryn Kane — Romance

Today, I am pleased to announce the debut of my new blog, Kathryn Kane — Romance. This new blog will be devoted to all aspects of my favorite recreational activity, romance novels. Many of you may be wondering why I … Continue reading

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Deflowering Daisy — Release Date:  10 July 2014

My first Regency romance novel, Deflowering Daisy, will be released as an eBook publication this Thursday, 10 July 2014. Though I have published a few academic articles in the past, and regularly publish articles on Regency history here at the … Continue reading

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Regency Bicentennial Eve

Today is indeed New Year’s Eve, but it is a very special New Year’s Eve, since it is the eve of the first day of 2011. And 2011 is exactly two hundred years after 1811, the year in which the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Regency Bicentennials

The decade of the English Regency is my favorite period in history, bar none. Period. It is a tiny slice of time between the rougher, cruder eighteenth century and the repressively straight-laced Victorian age. England was still mainly rural, most … Continue reading

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Historical Romance or Costume Fantasy?

In the past few weeks I have happened upon several online book reviews and blog posts by readers of historical novels. I was very surprised to read some of them taking exception to the efforts of the authors of the … Continue reading

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The Regency of the Redingote

The precise dates of the English Regency are 6 February 1811, to 29 January 1820. King George III began his final decent into madness in 1810. By early 1811, it was clear to all that he was unlikely to recover. … Continue reading

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Why Redingote?

The Oxford English Dictionary Online (paid subscription required) defines redingote as a " … double-breasted outer coat for men, with long plain skirts not cut away in the front. " Or a "… similar garment worn by women, sometimes cut … Continue reading

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