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

Cantigny Day Giveaway: Fall of Poppies

In celebration of Cantigny Day, I am giving away five (5) copies of Fall of Poppies! (Domestic US only) a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Cantigny Day Giveaway: Fall of Poppies appeared first on Edwardian Promenade.

Cantigny Day

Former Leader of First Division and Hostesses: (l. to r.) Mrs. George A. McKinlock, Major General Charles P. Summerall, and Mrs. Harold Hood – Chicago Daily Tribune (May 29, 1920) source: newspapers.com With 2017 lurking just around the corner, there has been a slight uptick in books published about the…

WWI Wednesday: The Care of the Dead

Gardeners of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps tending British soldiers’ graves in France, 1918 [The WAACs] look after the gallant dead, who are lying in the soil for which they fought. Between the pines and the gleaming river with its sandy shoals are the rows of crosses, sparkling, the ash…

 
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