A Secret Compartment in the Stairs...Just for Alcohol!
When architecht Eric Schiller was inspecting the oak staircase in his Victorian-era home in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY, he noticed a curious rectangle on the landing, an out of place solid slab amidst the planking of the floorboards. He located a small thumbhole, and lifted the slab to discover a secret storage compartment. For liquor! Added during the Prohibition Era, four-foot-deep space lined with shelves and containing a ladder down which a relatively nimble individual could have…
Writers: Get Into the Writing Mood With This Free Online Tool | Mandy Wallace
Has this happened to you? I was all set to jump into my NaNoWriMo story scene. Sure, I was nervous as usual. But I had my outline. I knew where the story was going. No problem, right? Ugh. Except when I fired up Evernote and put my fingers to keyboard, everything slipped away. My blank screen […]
7 Historical Mysteries That Will Transport You to the Past
We've rounded up a reading list of great historical mystery books are perfect for fans of Rhys Bowen and Anne Perry. From New York City's Gilded Age to stories of Victorian England, these historical mystery books are sure to keep your eyes glued to the pages!