Tag Archives: Victorian historical romance

Liza O’Connor’s Toxic Diamonds

Baby Farmers were usually women (or a couple) who, for a monthly fee, would care for your baby. (In the late Victorian Era, London was full of women needing work at various factories. Many baby farmers failed to feed or … Continue reading

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Liza O’Connor Takes on Jack the Ripper in Six Sisters of Shame

Jack the Ripper is a perfect example of hiding the truth behind too many trees. But is it even safe to see the tree? People, some clever authors, have mysteriously died after writing their conclusions that agree with mine. I … Continue reading

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A Precarious Beginning ~ Liza O’Connor and The Pack of Trouble Blog Tour

Infant mortality remained very high in Late Victorian England, with nearly 20% of infants dying in their first year. Don’t marry that percentage, because the stats of mortality in the 19th century are highly contested by today’s statisticians and could … Continue reading

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Property Rights of Victorian Women by Liza O’Connor and Spotlighting Well Kept Secrets

Property Rights of the Victorian Woman Before 1870, any money a wife earned, gained from investments, received as a gift, or inherited became her husband’s upon marriage. Any she acquired afterwards was his too. He could dispose of all ‘movable’ … Continue reading

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