Love in Three-Quarter Time Inspiration

Collection by Dina Sleiman


Here are the Regency fashions, waltz pictures, Southern plantations, and actors that inspired my novel.

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Zack Efron as my hero Robert Montgomery? Maybe just darken the hair a touch.

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Constance's younger sister, Patience Cavendish, might look something like this actress.

Great example of the Regency waltz and its overhead hand holds.

Great example of the Regency waltz and its overhead hand holds.

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This sassy red-headed actress would make a perfect Constance Cavendish (my heroine), especially in the prologue when she's still a teenager.

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Several chapters of the book take place at Jefferson's famous Monticello.

Add a little dome on top and this is my White Willow Hall.

Add a little dome on top and this is my White Willow Hall.

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Constance and Robbie share a very passionate kiss in this lovely garden pavilion on the grounds of Monticello. Garden Pavilion, Southern Plantations, Big Ben, Kiss, Building, Pictures, Travel, Inspiration, Construction
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Constance and Robbie share a very passionate kiss in this lovely garden pavilion on the grounds of Monticello.

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The Bachelor's Sean Lowe would make a perfect Lorimer, my hunky circuit-riding preacher.

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This gown in rose instead of yellow is what Constance wears to the big ball. I don't think she wore that annoying head thingy though.

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An example of Black Indians from later in the century. Black Indians were usually mixed-race individuals, often including runaway slaves and their descendants. My Black Indians were associated with the Monocan tribe.

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This might be Constance's admirer, Mr. Franklin. Just add glasses.

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Lorimer might have worn something like this.

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The waltz was considered scandalous in 1817. Does this look scandalous to you?

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Regency era waltz.