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  1. Etchings of 1920s Life

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    June 13, 2016 by kristin

    When browsing for inspiration images for my Prohibition-era manuscript, I came across a blog post about Australian-born artist Martin Lewis …
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  2. Making Violet Water, Part One (The Things We Do For Historical Fiction)

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    March 25, 2015 by kristin

    I’m fond of violet-scented things, so in my manuscript set in the Civil War, I used violet water as my …
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  3. A Week in the 17th Century (Two Book Reviews)

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    September 3, 2014 by kristin

    In the last week, I’ve read two novels set in the 17th century, and I’ve come to the conclusion that …
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  4. The Five Crenshaws of Oconee County

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    July 18, 2014 by kristin

    When I was 10 or 11, one of my favorite books was The Last Silk Dress by Ann Rinaldi. It …
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  5. Mourning the Mentone Springs Hotel

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    March 5, 2014 by kristin

    A few years ago, some friends, my hubby and I spent a beautiful September weekend in Mentone, Alabama, a tiny …
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About Kristin

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Historical fiction writer and reader. Procrastinator. Sewist. Ally. Fan of red lipstick, rock 'n' roll, and everything vintage.

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The Boy in the Red Dress

When her drag queen best friend is accused of murdering a socialite, a Jazz Age Veronica Mars searches for the real killer in the seedy underbelly and glittering upper crust of 1931 New Orleans.

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