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

REVIEW: The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey

As we say our farewell to Downton Abbey, we can still grasp onto a few treasures to allow the program to linger forever more in our memories. The Wit and Wisdom of Downton Abbey is the best quotes from the entire series, collected in this slim, yet substantial, volume. Take…

GUEST POST: Edwardian Servants Speak Out! by Michelle Higgs

As we prepare to say goodbye to the servants at Downton Abbey, think back to the very first series which was set between April 1912 and July 1914. One of the minor characters, maid Gwen Dawson, wanted a better life for herself and bought a typewriter to do a correspondence…

Thanks for the Memories

It seems fitting to take a bow on Edwardian Promenade’s 8th birthday. I made a soft announcement on my author website this weekend, but now it’s time to share the news on the site in question. After much soul-searching and thought (forgive the cliché), I am retiring Edwardian Promenade. Taking…

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