Ruth Hull Chatlien

About me

Ruth Hull Chatlien has been a writer and editor of educational materials for twenty-five years. Her speciality is U.S. and world history. She is the author of The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte, a historical novel based on the life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, and the young adult book Modern American Indian Leaders.
She lives in northeastern Illinois with her husband, Michael. When she’s not writing, she can usually be found gardening, knitting, drawing, painting, or watching American football.

From my website

Bone Box excerpt 1: Uncovering the Ossuary

rhchatlien:This is an excerpt from a friend’s just-published novel. Originally posted on Jay Amberg, Author: I’m happy to announce that Amika Press has just published Bone Box, my thriller/mystery novel set at an archaeological site in Turkey. It is available at Amazon and the Amika Press website, on Kindle, and coming soon…

Ayasuluk Hill

rhchatlien:This is a friend and colleague, Jay Amberg, standing on the site where much of his upcoming thriller Bone Box is set. Originally posted on Jay Amberg, Author: Photograph by Mark Henry Larson. In this photo, I’m standing at the foot of Ayasuluk Hill in Turkey, where much of my…

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Hello all. A friend is looking for responses to a proposed book cover design. If you could wander over, take a look, and leave a comment, that would be helpful. Here’s the synopsis of the book: On a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea in Turkey, an international team of archeologists…

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