Jen Black

About me

writes historical fiction

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Cutting losses

After much thinking I've decided to cut my losses on Viking Magic. It received one one-star review and once the review went up, sales dried up and never recovered. Amazon won't remove the review, so I am removing the book. It isn't easy to "unpublish" something, but we'll see how…

Riveting reads

Currently reading JoJo Moyes. Enjoyed Me Before You a couple of years ago, and  bought a couple of her titles at the supermarket last week expecting a good read. Sheltering Rain and Ship of Brides. Galloped through SR and enjoyed it but for feeling that the Kate character was a…

Historical romance v Historical novel

Nicola Cornick has recently written an interesting blog piece about historical romance versus historical novels.(http://nicolacornick.co.uk/blog/2015/03/when-is-historical-romance-not-historical-romance/)Her lovely blog stimulated me to sort out my views on the subject.I think both extreme ends of the range of books set in a historical period are easily recognised and acknowledged by all, but it…

 
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