Susannah Carleton

About me

Susannah is a mechanical and biomedical engineer with a keen interest in early 19th century and late 11th and early 12th century British history. Her novels are set in Regency England, and she’s currently learning far more than she probably needs to about the Napoleonic Wars.

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Maps of Central Europe, 1789-1815: The Effects of French Revolution & Napoleon's Ambition

Maps of central Europe, showing France's annexation of territory during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.Map of France before the Revolution. (Double click on any image to enlarge.)The countries of central Europe in 1789, prior to the Revolution, had the borders shown below. From 1789-1799, the borders of…

Short Story

The final week's assignment was to write a short story between 750 and 1,000 words. To my mind, that's barely enough words to set up a story and describe a character, but that was the requirement.Here's my story. The first part bears a marked similarity to the character sketch found…

Character Portrait

This task was to create a 250-300-word self-portrait of one of your characters, or to describe them through the eyes of another character (a narrator). I chose the latter method. I chose to elaborate on the character of Will Masterson, who was developed here. He's described by an older rancher…

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