Cassandra Austen painted her famous sister, but what was Jane staring at? I like to imagine she was admiring author Carole Penfield and her husband Perry, dressed in their regency finery for a JASNA garden party. Perhaps Jane was thinking "what an elegant couple. Perhaps I should write a story about them..." I ordered these personalized... Continue Reading →
With Thanksgiving looming, my mouth waters with thoughts of turkey and traditional trimmings. In 17th century Normandy, Thanksgiving was not celebrated as we know it today, but Delphine Dupres enjoyed concocting new recipes for her family to enjoy. In Chapter 7 of Midwife of Normandy, Clare receives a skinned rabbit as payment for delivering a... Continue Reading →
I love to find hats that remind me of the 17th and 18th centuries. Here is my newest acquisition. I can imagine Clare Dupres wearing it to tea at Chateau Montjardin. I found it at a local consignment shop, not ten minutes from my home. Perhaps I will wear it to the Author Book Fair... Continue Reading →
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My first book "Midwife of Normandy" is now available as a Kindle eBook. It will soon be available in paperback!