“For the wondrous robes of the fairy land, and for gifts from the fairies plead … mantles of dark blue, like a beetle’s back they shine, and a brooch shone bright with good red gold in each mantle’s fold …”
A.H. Leahy: Heroic Romances of Ireland
~ Eliza Redgold is an author and ‘romantic academic’. Her natural pen name is based upon the old, Gaelic meaning of her name, Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd. English folklore has it that if you help a fairy, you will be rewarded with red gold. She writes fiction as Eliza Redgold and non-fiction as Elizabeth Reid Boyd. She is represented by Joelle Delbourgo Associates US.
~ Eliza Redgold’s bestselling historical fiction includes her Ladies of Legend trilogy, starting with “NAKED: A Novel of Lady Godiva” released internationally by St Martin’s Press New York. Her ‘Romance your Senses’ series of contemporary romances are published by Harlequin (MIRA) Australia. Her Victorian historical romances are published by Harlequin Historical London (Harper Collins) and translated internationally. They include the W.H. Smith historical romance bestseller ‘Playing the Duke’s Mistress’. Her next Harlequin Historical will be out in 2019.
~ Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd is author of the Spiritual Aristocracy series that includes ‘INSPIRITRIX: The Complete Spiritual Aristocracy Sourcebook‘ and three individual handbooks, ‘The Real Princess‘, ‘The Queen of the Castle‘ and ‘Lady Love‘. They offer women a fun and accessible way to discover their Aristocratic Archetypes, a Princess, Queen or Lady, and harness their inner wisdom with centuries-old female lore.
~ Skyhorse Publishing New York published The Secrets of Mindful Beauty written by mother-daughter Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd and Dr Jessica Moncrieff-Boyd. These revolutionary techniques in anti-ageing and self-care will change how you look and how you feel. ‘The Secrets of Mindful Beauty’ has been an Amazon, Kobo and Itunes bestseller.
~ Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd has degrees in psychology and gender studies. She has taught interpersonal skills including meditation, self-awareness, self-care, and mindfulness at university level for almost two decades. You can read about her experience as a ‘romantic academic’ here in The Guardian or The Conversation. She loves to hear from readers (especially their Aristocratic Archetypes!) so do take the Aristocratic Archetype Quiz.
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