Admit it. You’ve told a white lie at some point in your life. We all have. The phrase a white lie originated in the early 18th century. This minor/polite/harmless fib is usually an untruth you tell to remain tactful in a situation. It’s not meant to be harmful. It simply shields another person from a… Read More
Lauren Linwood’s historical romances use history as a backdrop to place her characters in extraordinary circumstances, where their intense desire for one another grows into the treasured gift of love. Her romantic suspense novels feature strong heroes and heroines who unite to defeat a clever antagonist and discover a deep, abiding love during their journey.
A native Texan, Lauren is an avid reader, moviegoer, and sports fan who manages stress by alternating yoga with long walks. She plans to start a support group for Fixer Upper addicts—as soon as she finishes her next piece of dark chocolate.
Lauren also writes the medieval romance series The Knights of Honor as Alexa Aston for Dragonblade Publishing.
by Lauren Linwood I am the original History Nerd. I was that kid in school who liked history when it wasn’t cool to do so. I liked it so much that I became a history teacher! My idea of fun is traipsing through all of the Smithsonian museums in D.C. or visiting presidential libraries across… Read More
by Lauren Linwood Writers are an odd group. We definitely march not to a drummer but traipse along with the voices rattling around in our heads. I walk five miles a day and get some of my best plotting done then—but I’m sure when joggers or bikers pass me, they have to wonder about me… Read More
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Remember When Opium Was Legal?
by Bronwen Evans Okay, I’ll prefix that title by explaining that I write early 1800’s historical romance. Believe it or not, opium could be bought over the counter like a tonic until 1864, and was not restricted as a medicine until 1901. In the early 1800’s opium, available in many forms, became the recreation past… Read More