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The Trilogy

So, here it is–my trilogy–wrapped up with a bow on it.

These epic historical novels of adventure and romance bring to life the exotic world of the ancient Greek Isle of Crete, and I’ve been working on the series for many years. 468 more words

The Writing Process

Moms are precious people

Many people have asked when the third book in my Promise series books will be published. Your interest warms my heart and tickles my toes. 255 more words

Historical Novel

Goodreads Monday: Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by  263 more words

Books

My Dear Hamilton

Nobody could accuse us of being stuck in the past here at Downie Towers. Well… not in the very distant past, anyway. Today we’re venturing into the daringly modern times of the eighteenth century, where events turn out to have some even more up-to-date parallels. 859 more words

Other Writers

Holy Week in the Philippines

Holy Week in the Philippines is celebrated with religious fervor. Here is an excerpt from “The Iron Butterfly”.

During Cuaresma (Holy Week), from Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) to Pasko ng Pagkabuhay (Easter Sunday), Catholic rites in the Philippines were infused with special fervor. 576 more words

Philippines

The Night Raid by Clare Harvey - Wartime Art, Weapons and Love

This novel by a Nottingham author thankfully avoids much of the overly sentimental themes which can spoil some books set in the Second World War. The “Blitz Spirit” is often seen as a bit of an illusion, almost manufactured to suit the propaganda needs of an embattled nation. 602 more words

Britain In Second World War

History People: Kate Braithwaite, Writing Historical Crime

I’m delighted to welcome today an author who is very much a writer after my own heart. Kate Braithwaite likes to write novels that take real historical events as their starting point and have an unsolved mystery at the centre. 653 more words

Historical Fiction