Author Archives: Sophie Turner

Carriage Collection at Stockwood Discovery Centre

Carriage Collection at Stockwood Discovery Centre

Now that my series on the evolution of fashion has wrapped up, I’ve got loads to share from my latest trip to England. I visited five different great houses and also spent some time becoming an accomplished walker in the Lake District. But I thought I’d start at the earlier part of my trip, chronologically,… more goodness …

That Time I Fired a Musket

That Time I Fired a Musket

Writing fiction set in another time has any number of challenges, and I think this is particularly true for the English Regency. Although it took place a “mere” 200 years ago, the Regency was a time of different manners, mores, and even technology. Sometimes, the technology is fairly easy to experience — I’ve ridden countless… more goodness …

Regency Gothick

Regency Gothick

In [easyazon_link identifier=”B07KYMR2YD” locale=”US” tag=”austauth0d-20″]A Season Lost[/easyazon_link], Elizabeth at one point teases her husband about putting a “gothick facade” on Pemberley. It’s not a typo – I promise I did not get k-happy! The two gothic movements in architecture you may be more familiar with are the traditional medieval gothic, which can most commonly be… more goodness …

Princess Charlotte and Claremont

Princess Charlotte and Claremont

First things first, [easyazon_link identifier=”B07KYMR2YD” locale=”US” tag=”austauth0d-20″]A Season Lost[/easyazon_link] is finally published! One of the key themes readers will find during the series is childbirth: maternal mortality rates were high, which gives this strange quality to an impending birth. It might be cause for great happiness, or it might result in the loss of the… more goodness …