Christine Hancock

About me

Lifelong reader of Historical Fiction.
Born in Essex, now living in the Midlands
Writing the Byrhtnoth Chronicles about the early life of Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex. Book one, Bright Sword, published 28th Jan 2018

From my website

Review – A Gathering of Ghosts

One thing that the Historical Novel Society Conference got right this year was the Goody Bags. Yes, there was no special branded bag to show off – someone said there had been a delay, so we had plain cotton bags, mine was purple. It contained the usual collection of advertising…

Historical Novel Society Conference, 2018

Writers, in general, tend to be wee, sleekit, cowran, tim’rous beasties and writers of historical fiction are no different. We hide, seeing nobody, ignoring even our friends and family, concentrating only on our research/writing/editing, only the occasional glance at Twitter for light relief and kittens. However, collect 100+ historical fiction…

Guest Post – The Coming of the Saxons

Today I present another Guest Post. What a good way to avoid having to think up something new to write! Today I welcome Mary Anne Yarde, a fellow Historical Fiction writer, although of a slightly earlier period, the sixth century. Her International Bestselling series – The Du Lac Chronicles, lie in…

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