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Guest post: White Women in the North African Harem

by Sheila Dalton

While researching my 17th century historical novel, Stolen, in which a young woman’s parents are kidnapped by Barbary corsairs and taken to the slave markets in Morocco, I came across several blogs where people questioned whether such raids had ever really occurred. 932 more words

English History

Another guest is arriving...

Now that spring is here, it’s time to entertain! This week, author Sheila Dalton will be presenting a fascinating article on this blog site. She is the author of a historical novel… 35 more words

Historical Novels

Robin Hood and the Freedom to Roam

I always wonder whether I got my habit of roaming freely across our countryside from reading all of those Robin Hood books when I was young. 445 more words

Book review: The Dream Lover - I love France #144

I LOVE FRANCE
And maybe you do too!
If you have recently read a good book in connection with France,
or watched a movie, read an article on France, etc, 1,149 more words

Reading Challenges

The Shield Wall

I am continuing to undergo a period of interest in the Anglo-Saxons. It started with some old poetry, and now I am reading the latest in… 408 more words

History

Reckless in Innocence ~ A #Free Historical Romance story ~ Part Twenty-eight

Reckless in Innocence

for my Historical Romance readers <3 © Jane Lark Publishing rights belong to Jane Lark, this should not be recreated in any form without prior consent from Jane Lark… 2,053 more words

Writing

Ronald Fraser's Drought (Book acquired, like, maybe two weeks ago)

Between end of term papers and Gravity’s Rainbow, I’ve been a bit too busy to do more than glance at a lot of the review copies that have been coming in this month. 166 more words

Books