Evangeline Holland

About me

I was raised on both coasts and straight down the middle of America, where the cobblestone streets of Old Town Alexandria, the wild prairies and outlaws of Kansas, and the rolling hills of San Francisco inspired my thirst for history. Luckily, I was able to grow up and continue slake this passion with the best job in the world: writing historical fiction. I live with my family in Northern California with incredibly possessive and territorial cat, a perpetually disastrous kitchen, and a house full of books.

From my website

Catching Up with Mr. Selfridge — Season Three Coming to PBS March 29 at 9PM!

Season three of Mr. Selfridge premieres next Sunday with more than a few changes–some for the better and some for the worse. For those who are curious–and wonder how it compares to Downton Abbey–I will say that it’s edgier, rougher even. This is not set in the bucolic English countryside,…

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated…

Two things have stolen my mind away from Edwardian Promenade and you amazing people: school and writing. Last year, I returned to college for a new degree, which has me diving into archiving, public history, oral history, museum studies, and a host of other cool things to do with functional…

Fascinating Edwardian Women for Women’s History Month

Reach back into Edwardian Promenade’s archives for a series of posts on fascinating Edwardian women! Cornelia Sorabji Though Indian (Parsi) and a woman, Cornelia Sorabji accomplished the unimaginable in becoming the first woman to practice law in India and Britain. Sorabji was born into a large family of nine children,…

 
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