Extras: Mea Culpa
I make mistakes all the time. But my wonderful readers catch them within hours of publication. I love hearing about them (and we do fix them in future editions), so if you find any mistakes not yet listed, please contact me!
A tea expert named Lois wrote with a fascinating note about the history of tea. Midnight Pleasures mentions Patrick’s “man in Ceylon” in reference to black tea. However, tea was first planted in Ceylon as an experiment in 1841, as a result of the Opium Wars. England was looking for places outside China to cultivate […]Read More →
A couple readers reported that on page 129, Vander tells Charlie, “They think that the Dukes of Pindar aren’t unable to satisfy their wives.” Whoops! That should be “aren’t able to satisfy.” Amy wrote to point out that on pages 347-348, Thorn and Vander are talking about how Vander can win Mia back with a grand […]Read More →
Deb noticed that there’s an “a” missing on page 110 when the Duke of Beaumont looks at Villiers’s manservant (for “a” moment) and on a similar note, on page 348 Fletcher needs to take his wife’s face in his hands, not just in “his,” which implies some sort of weird gymnastic feat. Kasey pointed out that […]Read More →
Oops! On page 215, the couch stops and Genevieve almost tumbles into Tobias’s lap. Well…I suppose I meant that the coach (or carriage) stops. But in a Freudian kind of way, there could be a double entendre here!Read More →
Monsieur Careme, Charlotte’s modiste, is male in the hardcover version of Potent Pleasures and female thereafter; this is due to my finding out, rather belatedly, that modistes in England during this period were all female. Similarly, Alex wears pajamas in the hardcover of Potent Pleasures and goes commando style in the paperback; he attends a Hookers’ Ball in […]Read More →