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Mary Wine, Author of HIGLAND FLAME, Share 3 Historical Facts You Need to Know (plus a giveaway!)

Historical facts you should know when reading Highland Flame: A reverence was the proper greeting for this era, sometimes called courtesy. You stepped back with one foot, bent at the knee, keeping your back straight and ‘lowered’. If you were the higher ranking person, you would do the same and it was called ‘offering courtesy’, meaning it was a polite way of greeting one another. Even Queen Elizabeth Tudor lowered herself before the archbishop of Canterbury. Every house had a buttery….it was where the butts of ale were stored. A butler was the man who kept the keys to the…

New Release and Giveaway! HIGHLAND VIXEN by Mary Wine (Highland Weddings #2, with a note from the author)

An Intro from the Author Hummm….the truth is, I am nerd enough to think history is fun. All the little facts and laws from centuries ago have always fascinated me. My parents were always listening to me expound on some little bit of wonderment…aka…historical fact. Working these little facts into my work is something I try to do because I believe it’s important to write a book, set in the time it is dated. It was a different time and I think that adds spice to the unfolding romance. Life wasn’t fair then and it isn’t now. There is nothing…

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