Anna Markland

About me

Anna Markland is a Canadian author with a keen interest in genealogy. She writes medieval romance about family honour, ancestry and roots. Her novels are intimate love stories full of passion and adventure. Following a successful career in teaching, Anna transformed her love of writing and history into engaging works of fiction. Prior to becoming a fiction author, she published numerous family histories. One of the things she enjoys most about writing historical romance is the in-depth research required to provide the reader with an authentic medieval experience.

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Opportunism and Altruism~Schindler’s List

Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia Thomas Michael (“Mick”) Keneally,  is an Australian novelist, playwright and author of non-fiction who celebrates his 80th birthday today. He is best known for writing Schindler’s Ark, the Booker Prize-winning novel. Keneally wrote the novel in 1982, inspired by the efforts of Poldek Pfefferberg, a Holocaust survivor.…

“Required Reading for all of Humanity”

Oprah Winfrey was referring to Elie Wiesel’s book Night when she made this powerful statement. Elie celebrates his 87th birthday today, September 30th. Born in what was then Romania, later Hungary, this Nobel Prize winning Jewish author survived the horrors of the Holocaust and later wrote about his experiences. His parents…

“They Seek Him Here, They Seek Him There…”

  Photo courtesy of Wikipedia September 23rd marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Baroness Emma Orczy. You may not know her name, but you’ve probably heard of the most famous thing she wrote. The Scarlet Pimpernel is a play and adventure novel set during the Reign of Terror…

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