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

Book review: “Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales…”

For anyone who enjoys the English Historical Fiction Authors’ blog as much as I do, this book was a no-brainer. This book is a compilation of past blog posts by authors such as Debra Brown, Nancy Bilyeau, Gillian Bagwell, M.M. Bennetts, Susanna Calkins, and many others, over 50 authors in…

Book review: “Husband and Wife” by Leah Stewart

  This is a little something different from my usual historical fiction reviews. I met Cincinnati author Leah Stewart at the Ohioana Book Festival last month, and I was eager to dive into one of her books. I selected “Husband and Wife” to explore. Sarah Price is a working mom…

Book review: “A Desperate Fortune” by Susanna Kearsley

Ms. Kearsley returns to tales of Jacobites in exhale with “A Desperate Fortune”. Once again, we see two time periods expertly woven together to form a larger picture, one which chronicles 18th-century Mary Dundas, her unexpected exploits in service to the “king over the sea”, and the diary in cipher…

 
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