Castles, Customs and Kings, Volumes 1 and 2
Compilations of essays from the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, these books provide a wealth of historical information from Roman Britain to early twentieth century England. Over fifty different authors, including Lauren Gilbert, share hundreds of real life stories and tantalizing tidbits discovered while doing research for their own historical novels. From Queen Boadicea’s revolt to Tudor ladies-in-waiting, from Regency dining and dress to Victorian crime and technology, immerse yourself in the lore of Great Britain. Read the history behind the fiction and discover the true tales surrounding England’s castles, customs, and kings.