BVC Announces Wedding Gems by Patricia Rice

Award-winning author Patricia Rice presents three romantic novellas from her celebrated Crystal Magic series–together for the first time in one collection.

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Feeding Your Invalid in the 19th Century 8: Please, Sir, May I Have More?

Victorians adored gruel so much the variations were endless – rice, flour, arrowroot, groats (a mixture of grains), cornmeal, toast, sago. You will notice that there’s no fiber left in the final product. Constipation was a Victorian obsession, constantly addressed … Continue reading


The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 9: Charming Charaki on Rhodes

Join Thor and me as we arrive on Rhodes in another downpour. The clouds part when we find our next lodging at the scenic cove of Charaki beach. NOTE: Since our trip last fall to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had to return to this magical region. My first entry in this new blog series … Continue reading