Research Resources

A collection of useful articles, books, and websites our members turn to for their research.

General

Google Books

First stop for primary source research books

Baby Names and Meanings

Thought-starters, name origins and meanings when your characters won't come fully formed

Fabric Terms for the Writer

Do you know the difference between a fiber and a fabric? This article breaks down the distinctions to help writers avoid unnecessary mistakes

Modern

Public Safety Canada

Law enforcement, crime prevention, and policies

Criminal Intelligence Service Saskatchewan

Gang activity, gang signs, and related information

Historical

Botanical.com

A collection of herbs, with their effects and functions, as well as poisonous plants

Orkneyjar

The heritage of the Orkney Islands

The Georgian Index

Georgian London

The Jane Austen Centre

The centre for Bath's most famous resident

A Regency Repository

Of arts, literature, fashion, personalities, inventions, learning, the domestic arts, and matters military and political

Good Ton

A resource for readers and writers of Regency romance novels

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Published SRW

Favourite Links

Inspirations

From the retreats