Guest Post from Roger Hudson: What Makes a Good Historical Mystery?

I’m pleased to welcome a guest today: Roger Hudson, author of Death Comes by Amphora, set in ancient Athens. You can read more about Roger at his website. Thanks for joining us, Roger! WHAT MAKES A GOOD HISTORICAL MYSTERY? Or …

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A Guest Post, and Some Nifty Books

Having finished reading my page proofs, I’m returning to blogdom to let you know that I have a guest post up on Holly Tucker’s excellent Wonders and Marvels site. It’s about the wooden town Edward III built to house his …

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Guest Post by Jeri Westerson: Don’t Call ‘Em Dark Ages

I’m pleased to be part of Jeri Westerson’s 2009 fall blog tour for her new novel, Serpent in the Thorns, which will be released on September 29. As part of it, here’s a guest post from Jeri: Don’t Call ‘Em …

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Guest Q&A with David Jones

As promised, I’m leaving you for the week with a question-and-answer with David Jones, author of Two Brothers: One North, One South, a story of the American Civil War. David has a website here and has recently been interviewed over …

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Guest Post: Nan Hawthorne

I’m pleased to be hosting another guest post from Nan Hawthorne this week. Nan has just published An Involuntary King, set in Anglo-Saxon England. Check out Nan and her writing at her blog (one of several), Tales From Shield-Wall Books. …

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Guest Post (Literally): Jeri Westerson

My guest poster today is Jeri Westerson, author of Veil of Lies, a “medieval noir” novel that debuts next month. I’m looking forward to it. You may have visited her excellent blog, Getting Medieval. Welcome, Jeri! Crispin Guest—A Character Study …

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Special Guest Post

I’m pleased to have Nan Hawthorne doing a guest post tonight. Check out her Blue Lady Tavern blog and her Novels Set in Dark Ages and Medieval England blog.

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How to Become a Fictional Character… In Just Minutes a Day!

By Nan Hawthorne Monday I am a Seattle police detective who can turn into a lioness whenever she wants. Tuesday I am the son of the King of a Saxon kingdom in the late 8th century who is engaged to …

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Jane Kirkpatrick.’s A Tendering in the Storm

I’ve been given a copy of Jane Kirkpatrick’s A Tendering in the Storm to review, but sadly, a couple of deadlines are looming this week, so it’s still in the RMS (Read Me, Stupid) pile. In the meantime, as Jane …

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Guest Historical Spam

Nan Hawthorne and Gabriele C. have unearthed some historical spam of their own, as they mentioned in the comments section of the previous post. It seemed a pity to bury these exciting new discoveries in the comments, so here they …

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