Sunday Sojourn – with Susan Lodge

Jennifer C. Wilson

Today, I’m delighted to be joined by Susan Lodge, to talk about her historical fiction novels.

DSCN0601 Susan Lodge

So, Susan, what first attracted you to the era(s) you’ve written about?

I have worked in Bristol, Bath, Portsmouth and London so have always been lucky enough to have a wealth of Regency architecture and naval history close by. Inspiration for my stories has been gained by wandering around such places as Nelson’s flag ship, Buckler’s Hard, the Bath Assembly Rooms and Jane Austen’s house at Chawton. So it’s not surprising that both my historical romance novels, Rebellious Cargo and Only a Hero Will Do, are set in the early nineteenth century and include some time aboard ship.

11846566_946751408701989_4918351381284821063_n rebellious cargo Cover artwork for Rebellious Cargo

What sparked your first foray into historical fiction?

I started to read some Georgian/Regency fiction and got hooked. As well as enjoying the wit and authenticity of Austen…

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