Nicky Penttila

About me

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

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From the mouths of babes, 19th century style

From Recollections of a Rifleman’s Wife, at Home and Abroad; At Home and Abroad, by F. M. Fitzmaurice (1851) (text at Google books, general ebooks): [In Lyons] The Place Louis le Grand is handsome; but some of the streets in the old town, into which we looked, were dreadful,—so narrow, and the houses…

Cover Reveal: The Spanish Patriot

It’s a wraparound cover! Spinning effect is courtesy of the video editor in the family ;-). THE SPANISH PATRIOT releases 1 September 2015. The post Cover Reveal: The Spanish Patriot appeared first on Nicky Penttila.

The birth of an island

  HMS Melville off the Volcanic Graham Island, 1831. British School. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, via Wikimedia Commons First-hand account from 1831 of an island being made between Tunisia and Italy, from Recollections of a Rifleman’s Wife, at Home and Abroad, by F. M. Fitzmaurice (1851) (PDF at Google books, computer-transliterated…

 
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