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Rule breakers

The scream from upstairs booted us from our chairs. Reba ran to her bedroom yelling, “Don’t you go up there ‘fore me.”

In no time, Reba followed me up to the first door on the left, … 167 more words

Daily Prompt

Sunday Snippet, Things heat up.

A Formulaic Romance

This is the start of another story Amelia and I are putting together. There’s a pun in the title that will become obvious in time. 1,308 more words


Book Review: On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

A thief is killed less than a day after his release form prison. A firebrand socialist is found dead in his room. Acid is thrown on two children in a bakery. 295 more words

Book Review

History People #9: Jennifer C. Wilson, Haunted by Royalty!

I’m very excited to welcome my friend and Crooked Cat author Jennifer Wilson as my latest History Person. In advance of the launch of her second novel next week, Jen tells us how she came to be haunted by royal phantoms! 752 more words

Historical Fiction

Exploring a Ghost Town

Last week I explored the ghost town of Waco for some final descriptions in my new book. In the early twentieth century, Waco had (at least) a post office, a grist mill, a blacksmith shop and a church. 230 more words

Historical Novel

Reading History: "Mary, Called Magdalene" (by Margaret George)

Since finishing The Confessions of the Young Nero, the most recent literary outing from historical fiction author Margaret George, I’ve found myself possessed of the desire to re-read her entire  1,003 more words


Political chicanery

Ousted! He was Founding President of the University of Dakota, but the second academic year was bittersweet for Ephraim. He could not regret that the institution was flourishing and his imprint was on every aspect of its success. 210 more words

Historical Novel