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Original features from our print magazines.

Perseverance & Quiet Courage

An interview with Susan Higginbotham MC: What motivated you to become interested in the history of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England? SH: I had ...Read Article

The Spy Who Went Out into the Cold

Or, How a Minor German Princess became Catherine the Great  |  an interview with Eva Stachniak Catherine the Great is a towering historical figure ...Read Article

Living History: Choices & Consequences

An Interview with Lisa See Just remember, a person is his — or her — history…What is your history and what are you going ...Read Article

Titanic Tales: The Titanic’s Legacy to Historical Fiction

What is it about the sinking of the ocean liner RMS Titanic on the night of April 14, 1912 that has captured the imagination of ...Read Article

The Red Pencil: Tom Behr’s Blood Brothers

Cindy Vallar analyzes the work behind polished, finished manuscripts. In this issue, she profiles Tom Behr’s Blood Brothers (CreateSpace, 2011). It It was ...Read Article

New Voices: Lorraine Bateman & Paul Cole, Peter James Cottrell, Genevieve Graham, Alex Grecian, Lois Leveen, and Taylor Polites

War, intrigue, murder and unsung heroes and heroines provided starting points for this issue’s debut novelists. Peter James Cottrell explains that his ...Read Article

Walter Scott Prize – What is Literary Historical Fiction?

James Wood (in wise-facetious mood) makes excellent and interesting observations about Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell novels for The New Yorker this week, but ...Read Article

Will you shoot Hitler?

If you pre-order Sniper Elite V2 you get an additional scenario – the chance to kill Hitler. One bullet can change history, as the ...Read Article

The People’s Book Prize – Every Man for Himself

The late, great Beryl Bainbridge is perhaps not thought of first as a historical novelist but some of her best books are in ...Read Article

Injustice – Spring prize-winning fiction

Original fiction by Ralph Jackman Chosen by guest judge, Joan Szechtman, “Injustice” was first published on the Historical Novel Society website on 1st ...Read Article

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