Next in our three part series, we proclaim our love of badass 18th century French women. Jeanne Baret Jeanne Baret’s story is so wild and colorful and amazing, it absolutely begs to be turned into a novel, although the truth would have to be altered a bit to turn it into an actual Romance. She … Continue reading Historical Women Part Deux: The French
From the desk of Lady Amelia The Book: The Lacemaker by Laura Fratz Hotness/sexiness score: Romance score: Synopsis: (From Publisher) When colonial Williamsburg explodes like a powder keg on the eve of the American Revolution, Lady Elisabeth "Liberty" Lawson is abandoned by her fiance and suspected of being a spy for the hated British. No one comes … Continue reading 2018 Reading Challenge: New to You
We love a good historical romance inspired by real life badass ladies. For the next three weeks we'll be picking two of our favorites to highlight. We ask you dear reader, what historical lady do you think deserves the romance treatment? Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) Victorian poetess, Elizabeth Barrett Browning is probably most famous for … Continue reading Historical Ladies: Part I
Sometimes you’ve just read one too many drawing room romance and you’re as sick of Almack’s as any lady in her 4th season. Our advice: let Elizabeth Hoyt carry you away on a wave of soft-focus smut to the mean, sexy streets of St. Giles. Here are five reasons, in no order, why you … Continue reading Proper Ladies Need Not Apply: 5 Reasons We Love Elizabeth Hoyt
Wherein Ladies Amanda and Amelia review their Genre Bender selections for the Tea & Strumpets 2018 Reading Challenge: Deanna Raybourn's A Curious Beginning (Victorian romantic mystery) and Lydia Dare's Never Been Bit (Regency Paranormal)
Full disclosure, I did not grow-up a Bachelor fan. When the first season of The Bachelor aired in 2002, I was a sophomore in high school and wasn’t really a fan of reality TV. I flirted with The Real World, but pretty much despised all network reality TV offerings. I was definitely not going to … Continue reading Hold My Rose; I Need a Beer
Be gentle, it's our first time . . . posting a podcast. In this first episode we talk about our first "sex" book.