by Kristin Holt | Jul 25, 2019 | Articles
In an 1879 essay by Henry Ward Beecher, he persuades all to see that Old Maids may make the best of wives, for their youthful ways often pass right along with their marriageable years. Come mid-twenties, when a woman is an Old Maid, he argues she’s come into her prime of womanhood.
Beecher was, it seems, concerned about appearance.
What about those ladies who are consistently kind, gracious, and pleasant to be with? What of those good girls who finds no fault and never complains. Perhaps this Best Woman did make for the Best Victorian Wives.
by Kristin Holt | Jul 6, 2018 | Articles
On International Kissing Day (today! July 6, 2018), what better subject than KISSING, and why kissing belongs in romances–both on the silver screen and in books.
by Kristin Holt | Apr 2, 2018 | Articles
I WANT ROMANCE GIVEAWAY: April 2 – 22, 2018
67 Romance Authors have banded together to bring you a huge bundle of prizes, to be awarded to 8 lucky winners. Come see our offerings, check out our Book Fair, and enter our Rafflecopter event to win!
by Kristin Holt | Jan 6, 2018 | Articles
I’M READY FOR ROMANCE GIVEAWAY
January 1 – 21, 2018
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by Kristin Holt | Nov 9, 2017 | Articles
In 1905, The Courier of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania published an article detailing a “Correspondence” Courtship Scam. A young, innocent girl lost more than her heart, more than $1,000 (a fortune in today’s dollar)–she lost her confidence and her trust in humanity.