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Book signing in the 1930s hotel

I found the most awesome place to release my 1930s historical novel, A Promise Child! The lobby of the Aldridge Hotel in Shawnee, Oklahoma. That’s so appropriate since the book is set in Shawnee. 156 more words

Historical Novel

The Historical Novel: A Review

By James Au

Jerome de Groot, The Historical Novel, Routledge, 2010.

What is a historical novel? The answer to it is not as straightforward as one thought, as Leopold von Ranke, an influential figure in the discipline of history, and his followers has chanted the study of primary sources as the only effective historiography. 351 more words


Ashes to Ashes

It was Mother who told me about Gene dying. Dad had found out when he was in town but gave Mother the job of breaking the news to me. 442 more words

Daily Prompt

The Pale Criminal, by Philip Kerr

It’s 1938 and Bernie Gunther is enjoying a decent living in Berlin as a private detective, blackmail and missing persons a speciality. Unfortunately Reinhard Heydrich has not forgotten him. 253 more words

Book Review

Yet he was terrified,

He was terrified, how could he dare to practice again? The dream made Ephraim understand his God-given duty to return to medicine. He saw that he had let his own doubts stand in the way. 126 more words

19th Century Emigrant

Sunday Snippet, Psalm 23

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. 823 more words