Lock up your wife and beat her – women’s rights back in the day

On International Women’s Day, I’m reminded of the research I undertook while writing ‘For Their Country’s Good’, an historical series about a young poacher exiled for life for killing one of Lord Northampton’s gamekeepers. He left behind a common-law wife pregnant and penniless who was determined not to be left behind. It was researching her … More Lock up your wife and beat her – women’s rights back in the day

Why you should read Sarah Stuart’s Dangerous Liaisons: The Backstreet Boy and the Royal Heiress

Original post here!   Love sizzles with passion when two worlds collide, but can it survive? Michael’s road from poverty to riches is rough: charisma and talent versus pride. Lizzie, daughter of a wealthy Scottish laird, inherits Margaret Tudor’s diary. It contains the command to “find love where ye may”, and that she must pass the … More Why you should read Sarah Stuart’s Dangerous Liaisons: The Backstreet Boy and the Royal Heiress