Nicky Penttila

About me

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

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Research for Writing: Stories of Women

1800-10 White muslin dress; brocaded silk with gold cord chain stitch and  silk satin ribbon. Diamond ribbon decoration is similar to the dress of the Countess of Chinchon in a portrait by Francisco de Goya in 1800. Source: Museo del Traje; see dress alone One of the delights of writing about the Regency, especially…

Join me on (virtual) tour!

With the great help of Amy Bruno at Historical Fiction VBT, I’ll be flying around the web this month. Hope to meet up with you here and there! Sunday, November 1 Guest Post at Please Pass the Books, Travel adventures in the writing of The Spanish Patriot Monday, November 2 Review at Book…

Galicia: Songs of Love

Miniature from Cantiga 120 (Alfonso X), from via Wikimedia Commons In Chapter Eight of The Spanish Patriot, Louisa translates some lines from a troubadour song as it is being played. It’s a small note in the scene, but comes from a deeper place: my discovery of this beautiful song and my search…

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