Evangeline Holland

About me

I was raised on both coasts and straight down the middle of America, where the cobblestone streets of Old Town Alexandria, the wild prairies and outlaws of Kansas, and the rolling hills of San Francisco inspired my thirst for history. Luckily, I was able to grow up and continue slake this passion with the best job in the world: writing historical fiction. I live with my family in Northern California with incredibly possessive and territorial cat, a perpetually disastrous kitchen, and a house full of books.

From my website

Thanks for the Memories

It seems fitting to take a bow on Edwardian Promenade’s 8th birthday. I made a soft announcement on my author website this weekend, but now it’s time to share the news on the site in question. After much soul-searching and thought (forgive the cliché), I am retiring Edwardian Promenade. Taking…

COVER REVEAL: Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War

At long last, I am able to share the cover for Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War!   Buy Now – HarperCollins | Indiebound | Amazon | Powell’s | B & N | iBooks | Add to your Goodreads shelf Top voices in historical fiction deliver…

Fascinating Women: Bessie Smith and the Blues

Bessie Smith Many music historians–and historians in general–consider the musical genres that emerged from African-American communities at the turn of the century to be the first authentically “American” style of music. Ragtime, blues, jazz, and the like are also considered the soundtrack of early twentieth century American life, and the…

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