Alyson Chase lives in Colorado. A former attorney, she happily ditched those suits and now works in her pajamas writing about men’s briefs instead of legal briefs. When she’s not writing, she’s probably engaged in one of her favorite hobbies: napping, eating, or martial arts. (That last one almost makes up for the first two, right?) She also writes humorous, small-town, contemporary romance novels under the name Allyson Charles and paranormal romance as A. Caprice.
Part of writing historical romance is research. Mucho, mucho research. While editing my latest (MARKED BY THE MARQUESS, coming soon!) I learned something interesting while on my fav website - etymonline, my go to resource to figure out if my characters would say that word back in the regency era. I looked up the word 'gun' to surprising results. First, yes, that word was in use so I don't have to keep writing pistol all the time. Sweet. But etymonline.com also mentioned the h