In which our hero (Theodore Prescott the Third) and our heroine (Miss Daisy Swan), who are long time enemies, discuss the DISASTROUS debut of their fake engagement. There is some flirting.
Meet Madame Demorest, one of Anna Wintour of the 19th Century and the #inspo for the heroine of Duchess By Design.
Introducing Jane Cunningham Croly, “the mother of women’s clubs” and the #inspo for Harriet Burnett and the Gilded Age Girls Club.
In which I share the author’s note that concludes Duchess By Design. Warning: may contain spoilers and interesting stories to inspire further reading.
In which I reveal the Very Serious Non-Fiction Books I found essential for researching the Gilded Age.
In which our hero and heroine attend the opera and talk about…pockets. Glorious, scandalous pockets.
In which a chance encounter with a duke is only the second most interesting thing to happen to Miss Adeline Black that afternoon. #MeetCute