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A Victorian Age Fun Fact, New Release Review and Giveaway! A GIFT FOR GUILE by Alissa Johnson (The Thief-takers #2)

Fun Fact about the Victorian Age Before the electric light bulb took over the world, gas lighting was where it was at. Cheaper and brighter than candlelight, gaslight was in widespread usage in England by the mid 19th century. But the extra light and convenience came with some serious disadvantages. At the very least, the impure gas used at the time was likely to give off a foul smell and leave grime and soot on your walls. More importantly, little to no regulation of the industry made having your home or business outfitted for gaslight something of a risky proposition.…

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