I love Regency Romances

I have a secret passion that I’ve only told a few people about. I love to read Regency Romances. Did you just say, “Huh??” with a puzzled look on your face? Yep, this serious-minded woman loves a good escapist novel. Don’t know what a Regency Romance is? Think Jane Austen, the best-known author in the genre. If you have read her books or seen the movies based on them: Sense and Sensibilities, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion and Lady Susan, you have experienced the Regency era. So, what was the Regency Era? King George III was the British king that colonial Americans fought in the American Revolution. He’s the king that raised the taxes on tea imported from Great Britain so high, that the people of Boston threw the shipment into Boston Harbor creating the first “Tea Party.” He was king (although not ruling) when Napoleon was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo. He was… Read more