Mary Tod

About me

I write historical fiction focused on WWI and WWII. In addition to writing and research, I enjoy exploring how the changing world of publishing is affecting writers, agents, publishers and others. HNS offers a wonderful change to connect and participate with like-minded individuals.

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In the Trenches – 20th April 1916 – Part 2

Continuing Henry Tod’s experiences on that day in the trenches. At 5 a.m. to the second, a most intense bombardment broke out along our lines, and we had all that uneasy feeling it was a prelude to an attack. We had been sitting tight under this [I think he’s referring…

The Perfect Town for a Cozy Mystery – Dianne Ascroft

Dianne Ascroft and I met at a Historical Novel Society conference in London a few years ago and got on so well we’ve remained in touch despite living on separate continents! Dianne writes historical and contemporary fiction, often with an Irish connection. Welcome, Dianne. The Perfect Town for a Cosy Mystery…

Somewhere in France – In the Trenches 20th April 1916

German stick-grenadeSource – Wikipedia Diving right in with the latest letter from Henry Tod, ominously titled ‘In the Trenches’. I have rather a big budget this time [I think he means lots to tell] and if I don’t get it off quick I will never remember all what has happened.…

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