Category Archives: Victorian Era

BOOK REVIEW: Death in St. Petersburg by Tasha Alexander

Book Quick Facts Title: Death in St. Petersburg Author: Tasha Alexander Rating: ★★★★★ Review Mysteries have a way of finding Lady Emily Hardgraves no matter what glittering city of Victorian Europe she finds herself. When she steps out of the warm ballet onto the snowy streets of St. Petersburg, she finds herself face to face…

BOOK REVIEW: Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Book Quick Facts Title: Death Below Stairs Author: Jennifer Ashley Rating: ★★★ Review   Kat Holloway accepts a position as the head cook in the London townhouse of a rich family. She cooks dinner. She goes to bed. Then she wakes up in the morning to find her kitchen assistant dead in the pantry. A…

What is an English Lord? Understand Peerage Titles in Period Dramas

What is an English Lord? Today we’ll be talking about the Lords, Ladies, and forms of address for the peerage of England. So, if you’re a fan of classic literature or period dramas, you’ve probably been introduced to a world of lords and ladies. In Jane Austen’s works, for example, we have Lady Catherine de…

Book Review: Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

Book Quick Facts Title: Belgravia Author: Julian Fellowes Rating: ★★★ Review Julian Fellowes’ Belgravia introduces us to a familiar world where Young Queen Victoria has just recently taken the throne. Aristocrats remain firmly on top of the social world. Servants still scurry to do their backbreaking work for little pay and even less dignity. And…

5 Family Friendly Frontier Drama Series

When you of the old west, of what do you think? Does a world of desperadoes and gun-slingers fill your mind? Or is frontier world center around a small town with uplifting family principles? These five frontier dramas often combined the best of both of these, centered on small town life with the occasional introduction…

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