Nicky Penttila

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Nicky Penttila writes regency-set historical novels set in England and Spain.

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Welcome Ndulgent blog-hop travelers! Travel with me to bustling post-war London. Napoleon has been defeated–again–and things are returning to normal. That’s bad news for newspaper publisher Will Marsh, who needs people to keep reading (and buying) to pay off the debt on his new press. A lovely lady talks him…

Battle of Bladensburg, 2014

This weekend was the bicentennial of the Battle of Bladensburg, also known as the Bladensburg races by the British, whose soldiers watched the US militias turn and run. After the skirmish here, the British headed down to Washington for its famous burning. Unlike last year, it was on and off rain…

Catch my post on Peterloo over at Musa

A wreath in remembrance of Peterloo, 16 Aug 1819, laid on 16 Aug 2010 beneath the commemorative plaque in Manchester. I took these photos during my research trip for An Untitled Lady. I’m chatting about Peterloo and my novel over at Musa Publishing’s blog today–come on by and find out which…

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