Rebecca Henderson Palmer

About me

When I was 12, I told my mother I wanted to be a novelist when I grew up, to which she replied that I should find a “real job” in the meantime. Twenty-some-odd years later, after pursuing graduate degrees in science and business, I eventually returned to writing when I became a mom.

I have managed my own freelance writing company for the biotech industry for several years now and have published many manuscripts in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as several industry articles.

Now, I’m revisiting fiction – trying to weave together my interest in writing with my lifelong loves of history and reading. My all-time favorite author has to be Jane Austen, but I currently enjoy Diana Gabaldon, Phillipa Gregory, Alison Weir, and countless others.

From my website

Books I’ll be taking to the beach

So we’re heading to the beach soon – our very first extremely long car ride with our toddler daughter. I know. I’m holding my breath too. (All you parents out there can send your sympathies my way at any time. Thank you in advance!) Of course we’re packing the car full…

Part II, Author interview: Livi Michael, author of “Succession”

I’d like to warmly welcome back author and professor Livi Michael for Part II of her interview on the blog today. Ms. Michael is the author of the newly published “Succession”, a story of Margaret Beaufort and Margaret of Anjou from a distinctly unique perspective. If you would like to ask Ms. Michael any questions,…

Book review: “A Grave Matter” by Anna Lee Huber

  Anna Lee Huber returns with the third Lady Kiera Darby mystery in the series, “A Grave Matter”. In the two months since her beloved friend’s death, Kiera returns to her childhood home in the Border region of Scotland to grieve. At a Hogmanay ball (New Year’s Eve) at the…

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