Tag Archives: Kansas

Changes in Sexual Appetites

            It’s no secret that I write pretty hot sex scenes in my romances, mysteries and main stream novels. Writing romances placed in the 1880s I always depict the hero and heroine as enjoying sex … Continue reading

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Victorians: Did They Have Sex

When I began to write the series, The Victorians, for The Wild Rose Press, I had to wonder how to handle the sexual encounters normally found in romances. Here I was dealing with emigrants from England who had chosen to … Continue reading

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OUTLAWS, BLOOMERS AND PICTURE MAKERS

In researching for Western Historical Novels, I’ve run across some strange historical facts. I thought I’d share a few of them here, and illustrate how some showed up in my romance novels. Frank James quoted Shakespeare, and he and brother … Continue reading

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Bob tailed ponies and remittance men

  On April Fool’s day in 1873,  30 people from England and Scotland began a journey to America and the prairies of Kansas to live a dream made possible by George Grant. They boarded the Alabama, the first steamship to … Continue reading

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