Some Website Additions, and a Support Group

First, if you haven’t seen it already, do stop by Alianore’s blog for The Support Group for People Unfairly Maligned in Historical Fiction. It’s hilarious, and, alas, all too true! I was pleased to see that Margaret of Anjou (maligned as an adulteress), Katherine Woodville (maligned as a child molester of the young Harry Buckingham), …

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The Boleyn Wife by Brandy Purdy: A Giveaway

I’m pleased to be offering a giveaway of an advance review copy of Brandy Purdy’s The Boleyn Wife, featuring Jane Boleyn, sister-in-law of Anne. The Boleyn Wife was originally self-published as Vengeance Is Mine. I never got to read it in its original version, because it was snapped up by Kensington very quickly, so I’m …

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Monday Update

Last week was a pretty miserable one for me, between spending one night in the emergency room with a relative, having to replace the water heater for the second time in two years, and not having the fun of attending the Historical Novel Society conference, so I sorely needed some cheering up yesterday with a …

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I’m Not Cheap

While checking my Amazon ranking (it’s a compulsion, and will someday be duly recognized as such in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), I noticed that a merchant was attempting to sell the Lulu version of Hugh and Bess for a whopping $364. The name of the seller: cheapbargainbook. (Two other sellers are …

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The Company One Keeps

Being a little lazy tonight, instead of revising My Heart Split with Sorrow, I started poking around in the Library of Congress catalog for some familiar names. I liked this list of entries adjacent to Hugh le Despenser the younger: Despenser, Hugh le, the younger, d 1326.Despentes, Virginie, 1969- Desperado City Desperado (Motion picture) Desperadoes …

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