Thursday, August 29, 2013

My introduction to Regency Romance...

I was introduced to Historical Romances through Victoria Holt and Elizabeth Mansfield.

Elizabeth Mansfield wrote Regency, sweet Regency.

I collected all her books.

Georgette Heyer is considered the Queen of the current Regency Genre.

I was delighted to find an easy reference to her list of Regency slang:

And of course there is Jane Austen. She lived in the Regency period. What more could you ask?

If you're new to Regency and want sweet romances, these are a good place to start. I admit I'm not a huge fan of Georgette Heyer. I have trouble reading her books. I don't know why. I'm dyslexic and need a certain rhythm in the writing. Shorter sentences and paragraphs help me keep track of where I am, which is less frustrating. However, a lot of Regency authors love her.

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