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When is a historical novel not a historical novel?
This week’s issue of The Bookseller magazine landed on the mat this morning, which is always a pleasant distraction. They are previewing ...Read Article
A Victorian Tragedy: Elizabeth Laird on The Prince who Walked with Lions
An award-winning author of several novels, both historical and not, for children and young adults, Elizabeth Laird has travelled and worked in many ...Read Article
Going Indie?: Why Quality Matters in Self-published Fiction
The HNS is one of the rare venues willing to review Indie – self-published – fiction. Many refuse to accept Indie books because, “We’ll ...Read Article
Haunted Triangles: When the “Other Woman” is a First Wife
Remember the insane Bertha Rochester setting fire to Thornhill? Or the murdered Rebecca de Winter trapped in an underwater grave? For those of ...Read Article
In Celebration: The Bicentennial of Pride & Prejudice
2013 marks the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, one of the most famous historical romances of all time. It seems incredible ...Read Article
Language & Historical Fiction: An Exploration of Style, Idiom & Anachronism
Getting the facts right is one of the principal jobs of the writer of historical fiction. When did men start wearing cravats? What ...Read Article