Have You Heard of the Hellfire Club? The Lot of Women in Georgian England (Guest Post)

I’m proud to have Shehanne Moore over to the blog Poetic Parfait today. Come join in on the talk about Georgian Women in England and her new book The Writer and the Rake.

See you there, and happy Friday!

♥ Christy

Poetic Parfait

Here with me today is historical romance author Shehanne Moore. We go back a ways, Shey and I, so when I heard about her new book The Writer and the Rake, I asked her to come visit the blog. She kindly agreed to write a guest post, and, wow, she has provided quite a read about Georgian England, women, and the writing process. Now, let’s give Shehanne Moore the stage.

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Let’s be clear here, this is not a paean of praise to Francis Dashwood’s exclusive club for high society rakes.  When meetings often included mock rituals, items of a pornographic nature, much drinking, wenching and banqueting, what kind of a person do you think I am? And while the hero of my latest book has every selfish reason to appear enlightened about women, he has a point. Women were not able to walk into a tavern and drink in these…

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