Top Five: Hot New Reads for the Summer

1. Released this February, Mary Balogh’s second installment in her Westcott series, Someone to Hold, promises all the charm and romance of a good Balogh. 2.  Lorraine Heath brings a sexy Marquess and naughty American heiress together for a hot and complicated romance. 3.  Sabrina Jeffries brings the heat in this soon to be released (June 20th) fourth installment in her Sinful Suitors series.  A little after the … Expand

Regency Fashion: Walking and Full Dress

Appearing in the June 1804 The Lady’s Monthly Museum, these two gowns have the usual silhouette of Regency era gowns, with their princess waists and trimmed edged.  I am a bit befuddled by the habit shirt over a long sleeve gown, but the jaunty yellow hat is marvelous.