My Novels

Saturday Night’s All Right for Back Patting

I was pleased to hear this morning that The Traitor’s Wife has been named as a semifinalist in the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards‘ historical/military fiction category. Results will be announced on May 23, 2008. OK, back pat over. Anyway, while we’re on the subject of–er–me, C.W. Gortner, whose historical novel The Last Queen is …

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Yippee! Live on Amazon!

For all of you Amazon denizens out there, I’m pleased to say that Hugh and Bess: A Love Story can finally be ordered in paperback there! Look to the sidebar for a link to both the paperback and the newfangled Kindle versions. A Happy 17th Birthday to my son today!

Coming Soon! (With Even a Reappearance by Queen Isabella)

One of the reasons I’ve been somewhat quiet in blogdom lately is that I’ve been completing my second novel, Hugh and Bess, which follows the marriage of Hugh, the eldest son of Eleanor from The Traitor’s Wife, to Elizabeth de Montacute, daughter of the Earl of Salisbury. I’m in the proofreading stage now, and if …

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Edward II at Berkeley Castle

I couldn’t let poor Edward II’s death anniversary (September 21, 1327) pass without comment (especially with Alianore on blog holiday), but I’m too lazy today to write a special post for the occasion. So here’s how I handle it in The Traitor’s Wife: “According to Lord Mortimer’s lieutenant, William of Shalford, men in Wales, South …

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Between a Bride and a Highlander (Warning: Back Patting Here)

As you Amazon US denizens may have noticed, pulling up a listing on Amazon will now indicate if a book is on a “Top 100” list in various genres. One of the lists is for historical romance, a category that apparently isn’t to be taken too literally, since some non-romances, like The Other Boleyn Girl …

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