The Victorian Life

I love everything about the Victorian era. Well, not everything. The Thames was overflowing with filth. There weren't any antibiotics. Tuberculosis claimed lives as did birthing complications. If disease didn't get you, perhaps Jack the Ripper would. Basically, anything could kill you. Women couldn't vote (or do anything much, really) . The British Empire systematically oppressed the... Continue Reading →

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My First Guest Post: excerpt

When my dear friend and JAFF blogger Rita Deodato asked me to write a guest post for her blog, I was thrilled. She asked me to write a comparison review for her two favourite books, Pride and Prejudice and North and South, and it was a joy to oblige.  Go to here to read the whole post, and... Continue Reading →

List of JAFF books

Here is a list of JAFF Fan Fiction books - variations, prequels, sequels, and modernizations - all listed  according to categories that you won’t find on Amazon, but with hyperlinks to Amazon.  If you think we missed out on adding your favourite books, or you want to add a book you have published (or your... Continue Reading →

List of North and South Fan Fiction books

Here is a list of North and South Fan Fiction books - variations, prequels, sequels, and modernizations - all listed  according to categories that you won’t find on Amazon, but with hyperlinks to Amazon.  If you think we missed out on adding your favourite books, or you want to add a book you have published... Continue Reading →

Period Drama Micro-reviews

Brooklyn 1951 Ireland offers no future for Eilis. America is lonely, but has possibilities. Film captures the immigrant experience. ❤ To Walk Invisible celebrates the indomitable spirit of the Bronte sisters. Brilliantly written, acted, directed. A Room With A View. Where Victorian morals lock horns with a blooming Edwardian romance. Ship points: 6/10 The Buccaneers is a... Continue Reading →

List of Historical Novels (written in the modern era)

Find a historical novel (written in the modern era) that's perfect for you. This includes historical romances, mysteries, adventure books, and even paranormal romance. Listed according to categories that you won't find on Amazon (but with hyperlinks to Amazon). This is a growing list, so I encourage authors and readers to add book titles to the... Continue Reading →

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