Interested in doing some research of your own? Here are all the sources, primary (written by the people who lived and loved in the past) and secondary (papers, books, and articles written about the past), that helped inspire and inform my stories.

Haunting Miss Trentwood
  1. Ackner, Lois F. How to Survive the Loss of a Parent: A Guide for Adults. William Morrow & Co, Inc. New York, New York: 1993.
  2. Cunnington, C. Willett. English Women’s Clothing in the 19th Century: A Comprehensive Guide with 1,117 Illustrations. Dover Publications, Inc. New York, New York: 1990.
  3. Evans, Hilary and Mary Evans. The Party that Lasted 100 Days: The Late Victorian Season, a Social Study. Macdonald & Jane’s Publishers Ltd. London, England: 1976.
  4. Evans, Joan. The Victorians. Cambridge University Press/Jarrold & Sons Ltd. London, England: 1966.
  5. Flanders, Judith. Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England. WW Norton & Company. New York, New York: 2003.
  6. Frost, Ginger S. Promises Broken: Courtship, Class & Gender in Victorian England. University Press of Virginia. Charlottesville, Virginia: 1995.
  7. Girouard, Mark. Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History. Yale University Press. New Haven, Connecticut: 1978.
  8. Girouard, Mark. The Victorian Country House. Yale University Press. New Haven, Connecticut: 1979.
  9. Haley, Bruce. The Healthy Body and Victorian Culture. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1978.
  10. Huggett, Frank E. Carriages at Eight: Horse-Drawn Society in Victorian and Edwardian Times. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, New York: 1979.
  11. Jackson-Stops, Gervase. The English Country House in Perspective. Grove Weidenfeld. New York, New York: 1990.
  12. Lockhead, Marion. The Victorian Household. John Murray. London, England: 1964.
  13. MacColl, Gail and Carol M. Wallace. To Marry an English Lord: Or, How Anglomania Really Got Started. Workman Publishing Inc. New York, New York: 1989.
  14. McMurtry, Jo. Victorian Life and Victorian Fiction: A Companion for the American Reader. Archon Book. Hamden, Connecticut: 1979.
  15. Peacock, John. Men’s Fashion: The Complete Sourcebook. Thames and Hudson. London, England: 1996.
  16. Sanders, Valerie. The Brother-Sister Culture in Nineteenth Century Literature: From Austen to Woolf. Polgrave. New York, New York: 2002.
  17. Sansom, William. Victorian Life in Photographs. Thames and Hudson. London, England: 1974.
  18. Shannon, Helen and Hazel Ulseth. Victorian Fashions: Volume One 1880-1890. Hobby House Press, Inc. Cumberland, Maryland: 1998.
  19. Wiener, Martin. Reconstructing the Criminal: Culture, Law, and Policy in England, 1830- 1914. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, England: 1990.
Catching the Rose
  1. A&E Channel. “America’s Castles: Grand Plantations.” VHS. 1996.
  2. Allen, Thomas B. The Blue and the Gray. National Geographic Society, Book Division: Washington, D.C. 1992.
  3. Civil War Timeline 1862. American Civil War Timeline 1862. — Accessed July 17, 2002.
  4. Arnold, James R. and Roberta Wiener. The Time Chart History of the Civil War. Lowe & B. Hould Publishers: Ann Arbor, MI. 2001.
  5. Bolotin, Norman and Herb, Angela. For Home and Country. Lodestar Books: New York, NY. 1995.
  6. Brink, Chuck Ten. “Past Reflections.” 11/16/98. Accessed July 7, 2001.
  7. Chang, Ina. A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War. Lodestar Books: New York, New York. 1991.
  8. Clinton, Catherine. Tara Revisited: Women, War, & the Plantation Legend. Abbeville Press: New York, New York. 1995.
  9. Clinton, Catherine. The Other Civil War: American Women in the 19th Century. Hill & Wang: —. 1987.
  10. Colman, Penny. Spies! Women in the Civil War. Betterway Books: Cincinnati, OH. 1992.
  11. Davis, William C. et al. The Civil War: First Blood: Fort Sumter to Bull Run. Time-Life Books: Alexandria, VA. 1983.
  12. Divided Union, The. Volume 1: “Forward to Sumter”. VHS. 1987.
  13. Foster, G. Allen. The Eyes and Ears of the Civil War. Criterion Books, Inc.: New York, NY 1963.
  14. Garrison, Webb. A Treasury of Civil War Tales. Rutledge Hill Press, Inc.: Nashville, TN. 1988.
  15. Jones, Katherine M. Heroines of Dixie: Confederate Women Tell Their Story of the War. Greenwood Press: —.1973.
  16. Konstam, Angus. The Civil War: A Visual Encyclopedia. PRC Publishing Ltd: London, NY. 2001.
  17. Meltzer, Milton. Voices from the Civil War. Thomas Y. Crowell Junior Books: New York, NY. 1989.
  18. NEHS Office of Management. “Dixie.” 5/22/2002. Accessed June 20, 2002.
  19. Rutberg, Becky. Mary Lincoln’s Dressmaker: Elizabeth Keckley’s Remarkable Rise from Slave to White House Confidante. Walker Publishing Co.: United States. 1995.
  20. Shakespeare, William S. edited by Downer, Alan S. Five Plays. Holt, Rinehart and Winston: United States. 1965.
  21. Timeline Civil War 1861 Maps and Exhibits. American Civil War Timeline 1861 — Accessed July 17, 2002.
  22. Weiner, Eric. The Civil War. Smithmark Publication Inc.: New York, NY 1992.
  23. Wiley, Bell Irvin. Confederate Women.