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An immigrant girl is separated from her mother in this YA historical novel by Anne Marie Drew

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Sunbury Press has released Anne Marie Drew’s first novel “The Piano Bed,” a historical young adult novel about an immigrant girl separated from her mother. 371 more words

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An immigrant girl is separated from her mother in this YA historical novel by Anne Marie Drew

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Sunbury Press has released Anne Marie Drew’s first novel “The Piano Bed,” a historical young adult novel about an immigrant girl separated from her mother. 371 more words

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Literary agent responses

This post is mainly for fellow-indie authors. I sent my historical novel, A Weaver’s Web, to more than 100 literary agents and some publishers before I published it as an ebook. 2,410 more words

A Weaver's Web

A Man Without Breath, by Phillip Kerr

Bernie Gunther reckons that his life should be marginally easier now that Czech and Slovak patriots have done him, and humanity, the great favour of… 320 more words

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Of History and Stories

Kate Taylor of The Globe and Mail did this lovely double interview with historical novelists Philippa Gregory and Wayne Johnston, about… well, about how hard it is to make people understand the nature, purpose and rules of historical fiction. 87 more words

Stories

Commandos' war in a small corner of Croatia: Island of Terrible Friends, by Bill Strutton

On holidays on the island of Vis a few years ago I came across a memorial to British commandos in the harbour of Komisa. I found this book after I got home, a non-fiction novel told from the perspective of the real British doctors who worked on the island, in and around Komisa, when it was one of the few bits of Croatia unoccupied by the Germans. 154 more words

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Book Review: The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory

Out of all the books in The Cousins’ War series so far, The Kingmaker’s Daughter is the one I have been most looking forward to read and it did not disappoint.

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