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Life in the Caves: The Vineyards of Champagne by Juliet Blackwell

Recently, I went to see Sam Mendes’s fine film, 1917. Before that I read The Alice Network by Kate Quinn, a novel set ...Read Article

The Rhythm of Life: The Decent Inn of Death by Rennie Airth

The latest in Rennie Airth’s Detective John Madden series is The Decent Inn of Death (John Madden #6) (Penguin, January 2020). With many ingredients ...Read Article

New books by HNS members, February 2020

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

A Woman of Her Time: Research and Character in Nancy Turner’s Light Changes Everything

WRITTEN BY DONIS CASEY Nancy E. Turner’s Light Changes Everything (St Martin’s Press, 2020) is a return to the world Turner so ...Read Article

The Pilgrim Fathers Beheld

WRITTEN BY JENNY BARDEN Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit (Bloomsbury, 2020) is remarkable, one of those rare novels that is both literary and accessible, thought-provoking ...Read Article

New Voices: Brodie Curtis, Alka Joshi, Noelle Salazar & Anika Scott

WRITTEN BY MYFANWY COOK Brodie Curtis, Alka Joshi, Noelle Salazar & Anika Scott combine imagination, rich historical detail, and fresh perspectives in their ...Read Article

The Fortunate Ones: Mary Tod talks to Catherine Hokin

WRITTEN BY MARY TOD Mischling. Mixed blood. Hitler’s evil at work, classifying everyone with even a drop of Jewish blood. Author Catherine ...Read Article

Oh, Canada!: Understanding a Nation Through Its Novels

WRITTEN BY LEE ANN ECKHARDT SMITH My vast and rugged country is not known for having a particularly dramatic backstory. When compared to ...Read Article

History & Film | Little Women: The Amy March Rorschach Test

WRITTEN BY BETHANY LATHAM The first volume of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868 to great success; film adaptations have ...Read Article

Let the Battles Begin: Alan Fisk Talks to Robert Fabbri About His New Series

WRITTEN BY ALAN FISK Known for his nine-book Vespasian series, Robert Fabbri has moved back three centuries in his latest historical novel, Alexander’...Read Article

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