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Diana Gabaldon and Margaret George on the importance of historic sites for their writing
Margaret George, author of some of the finest biographical historical fiction of recent years, and Diana Gabaldon, author of the bestselling Outlander series ...Read Article
MM Bennetts interviews Nancy Bilyeau on the nail-biting day before the winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger is announced
Nancy Bilyeau‘s first novel, The Crown, a Tudor mystery steeped in the morally twisted world of the Dissolution of the Monasteries, has ...Read Article
Difficult, sexy, kind – Margaret James on what makes a perfect man (and more)
In 2000 Richard Lee had the privilege to judge the Elizabeth Goudge Prize at the RNA’s conference that year. It was a near ...Read Article
Walter Scott Prize shortlist 2012: who should win?
[toc] About the Walter Scott Prize The Walter Scott Prize, I feel, is still finding its feet as a literary prize. Founded in 2009, ...Read Article
Philippa Gregory on her new YA series Order of Darkness and more…
Philippa Gregory is an iconic writer best known for her massively successful Tudor Court series, which began with The Other Boleyn Girl, since ...Read Article
Raising a Plymouth Gin and Dubonnet to Queen Elizabeth II
We’ve been keeping quiet here about the Jubilee. We know it is divisive. Members may be monarchists or republicans, royalists or parliamentarians. ...Read Article