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Ruined by Rumor inspiration
Some of the inspirations for my 2012 regency romance.
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Downton Abbey Fashion
Though I originally had Simon Baker in mind, I think Ed Speelers (Jimmy from Downton Abbey) would make a fine George.
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One Horse Open Sleigh
Alex drives a curricle.
Doors Of Stone
Somewhere In Time
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George drives a high perch phaeton.
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Actress Dominique McElligott matches my image of Roxana (and even looks like the image on my book cover).
Old English Words
The hock cart making its way through a village to a Harvest Home celebration.
English Setter Puppies
A setter puppy like the one Alex gives Roxana's little brother.
On Stranger Tides
The Queen's Gambit
Pirates Of The Caribbean
Oliver Dean, the earl's secretary, looks like British actor Patrick Kennedy.
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British Period Dramas
The Young Victoria
Jane Austen Movies
Roxana's friend Fanny looks like British actress Claire Foy.
Historical Romance Books
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The cover of Ruined by Rumor, from Carina Press.
This walking dress of 1819 seems like something Roxana would wear.
I pictured George looking like a young Simon Baker.
British Army Uniform
1815 heavy cavalry. The officer in the center, just to the right of the one in dark undress, is wearing the uniform of George's regiment, the 5th Dragoon Guards.
English Manor Houses
Roxana's family home, though certainly pleasant, is nowhere near as grand as Ayersley's.
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I pictured Alex looking something like actor Jake Gyllenhaal (with an English accent, of course).
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Dark Wood Bookcase
Alex's library was the setting for the book cover.
Houghton Hall was the inspiration for Broadslieve, the Earl of Ayersley's country house.
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1800s Fashion Aesthetic
Actress Dominique McElligott, seen here in AMC's Hell on Wheels. I wish I had a picture of her in Roxana's regency era clothes.