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Book Review: ‘Tame the Wild Land’ by Patrick Shannon

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A good historical novel should not educate so much as open the door to further education about the historical period in which the novel has been set. Shannon has done that very well, indeed. Read More »

Interview: Eleanor Parker Sapia, Author of ‘A Decent Woman’

A Decent Woman is the provocative story of these two women as they battle for their dignity and for love against the pain of betrayal and social change.

"Since I came to writing in my late forties, my muse is highly motivated! We have many books to write together." Read More »

Book Review: ‘Things Half In Shadow’ A Ghostly 19th Century Thriller by Alan Finn

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'Things Half in Shadow' has it all: murder, mystery, intrigue, and a smattering of some ghostly paranormal thrown in for good measure! Read More »

Interview: Ruth Hull Chatlien, Author of ‘The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte’

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"The best way to describe why I write is that it feels as though characters come up to me and say, 'If you don’t tell my story, I will die.'" Read More »

Book Review: ‘Iron Shinto’ by Tricia Stewart Shiu

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The third book in Shiu's Moa series offers a good dose of mystery with spirituality and the paranormal thrown in for good measure. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Armageddon’ by Leon Uris

Book Review Armageddon by Leon Uris

A brutal picture of post-war Germany. Read More »

Interview: J. Boyce Gleason, Author of ‘Anvil of God’

"Writing unearths emotions and ideas that are very hard to explain or justify."

"I originally thought about doing it as a science fiction fantasy, but the story was too good to mess with." Read More »

Book Review: ‘Irenicon’ by Aidan Harte

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Harte manages to combine a series of intricate plots lines, intriguing characters and the creation of his version of renaissance Europe without ever becoming confusing. Read More »

Interview: Lynn Steward, Author of ‘A Very Good Life’

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"I quickly learned that writing becomes an all-consuming passion. . ." Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Hurlyburly’s Husband’ by Jean Teulé

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A historical novel about King Louis IV's mistress brings the period to vivid, if unsanitary life. Read More »