Articles

Original features from our print magazines.

New books by HNS members, May 2019

Congrats to the following authors on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to be ...Read Article

Time-slip & Local History: Interweaving Past and Present

It is a question that may have crossed your mind if you live in a historic neighbourhood, with a rich history: why not ...Read Article

Ask the Agent: Giles Milburn and Elizabeth Macneal

Richard Lee talks to Giles Milburn and the agency’s newest star, Elizabeth Macneal The Madeleine Milburn Agency is in Shepherd Market, an ...Read Article

Nazi Hunters & Night Witches: Claire Morris Speaks to Kate Quinn about Her Exciting New Novel, The Huntress

For nearly a decade, Kate Quinn has been captivating historical fiction enthusiasts with her fast-paced plots, interesting characters and colourful depictions of ancient ...Read Article

Natural Connections: Niamh Boyce’s Her Kind

In 1324, Dame Alice Kytler, imprisoned by Richard Ledrede, Bishop of Ossory, became the first woman in Ireland to be tried for heretical sorcery. ...Read Article

Taking Liberties: At the Boundaries of Fictionalised History

Two of my early novels are “historical fiction,” which is usually defined as a historical novel with predominantly fictional characters describing mainly fictional ...Read Article

Landscape, History & Folktales: Cornwall Offers an Anvil on which to Forge Historical Fiction

Katherine Stansfield is a multi-genre novelist who spent her formative years in Cornwall and now lives in Cardiff. In 2014 she won the Holyer ...Read Article

New Voices: Mary Calvi, Gina Marie Guadagnino, Lana Kortchik & Kris Waldherr

Mary Calvi, Gina Marie Guadagnino, Lana Kortchik & Kris Waldherr take readers on a journey into past mysteries and relationships Kris Waldherr’s ...Read Article

Indian Historical Novels: The Origin & Evolution of the Historical Novel Written by Indians in English

The Romans didn’t make a foray into India. In A. David Singh’s Caesar: Escapades in Rome (Amazon, 2016), Julius Caesar clutches a ...Read Article

American Princess by Stephanie Marie Thornton Tells the Story of Alice Roosevelt

The latest novel from Stephanie Marie Thornton is a departure for the author. Her previous novels have featured heroines from ancient Egypt and ...Read Article