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Launch: Bonnie Blaylock’s Light to the Hills

INTERVIEW BY LESLIE S. LOWE Bonnie Blaylock ran a small-animal veterinary hospital with her husband for over 20 years. She has completed two novels ...Read Article

The Birth of the Latina Film Star: Miss del Rio by Bárbara Mujica

BY CAROLINE WILSON Bárbara Mujica’s novel Miss del Río (Graydon House, 2022) evokes the glitz and glamour of Old Hollywood while ...Read Article

Launch: Andrew Tweeddale’s Of All Faiths & None

INTERVIEW BY LESLIE S. LOWE Andrew Tweeddale started his working life as a chef and then studied law. He practised as a solicitor, ...Read Article

The Hidden Palace by Dinah Jefferies: A Gem of a Tale

BY IRENE COLTHURST What would happen if you just wanted to get away — from your family, from society, from a difficult past? How ...Read Article

A Family Affair: Love in a Time of War by Adrienne Chinn

BY TRISH MACENULTY   Adrienne Chinn’s novel, Love in a Time of War (Harper360, 2022), is the first in a series revolving around ...Read Article

New books by Historical Novel Society members, November 2022

We’re proud to share details on our members’ newest book releases.  If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (...Read Article

History & Film: Jane Austen for a New Generation

WRITTEN BY ELIZABETH CORBETT When Carrie Cracknell’s film Persuasion premiered on July 15th, 2022, many Jane Austen fans were in an uproar. Among ...Read Article

Voicing Silent Stories: Elodie Harper’s The House with the Golden Door

WRITTEN BY CHARLOTTE WIGHTWICK In Women & Power: A Manifesto, Mary Beard points out the simple yet devastating fact that “when it comes ...Read Article

The Best and Worst of Us: Jennifer Coburn and the Evils of the Nazi Era

WRITTEN BY KATE BRAITHWAITE A saturated market? One World War II novel too many? If you’ve had thoughts like these, be prepared ...Read Article

A Study of Violence: Maggie O’Farrell’s The Marriage Portrait

WRITTEN BY LUCINDA BYATT Hilary Mantel’s death had just been announced when I heard Maggie O’Farrell talking about her as an ...Read Article

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