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New Voices: Janet Benton, Meredith Jaeger, Mark Noce & Susan Rivers

In this new generation of debut novelists, Janet Benton, Meredith Jaeger, Mark Noce, and Susan Rivers have created a feast of engaging and ...Read Article

Untold Stories: What Didn’t Make the Cut?

Transforming research into fiction, deciding what to leave out and what to transfigure, are critical stages for any historical novelist. Research is a ...Read Article

New Voices: Carol Bodensteiner, Grant Bywaters, Andrew Latham & Andria Williams

Weaving tales to intrigue readers, debut novelists Carol Bodensteiner, Grant Bywaters, Andrew Latham & Andria Williams illuminate some hidden corners across a wide ...Read Article

Hidden Treasures for Historical Research

This new, quarterly column will briefly highlight sources historical novelists can use in their research: digitized documents/images that are available on the ...Read Article

Snarling back to life: Bernard Cornwell on Pagan Lord, Uhtred’s latest blood-drenched outing

TLL: I would like to kick off this interview by getting your thoughts on genre reach. I have noticed that the Warrior Chronicles/...Read Article

Christian Cameron talks Chivalry, the Hundred Years War and the Ill-Made Knight with Justin Lindsay

Christian Cameron is best known for his fiction set in ancient Greece, as seen in both his Tyrant and Long War series. But ...Read Article

Elizabeth Chadwick on Eleanor of Aquitaine, and how to push Henry II out of the limelight

RL: I gather I’m interrupting you from a BBQ with Regia Anglorum this afternoon. Anything special on the menu? Did anyone bring ...Read Article

Steven A McKay talks Robin Hood and how his debut novel Wolf’s Head is storming the Kindle charts

RL: Tell us about your Robin. When and where is it set and why? Is it more on the mythic/fantasy side or ...Read Article

New Voices: Anne Cleeland, Joanna Hickson, Carol McGrath & George Willis Tate

Debut novelists Anne Cleeland, Joanna Hickson, Carol McGrath & George Willis Tate introduce us to the historical periods that inspired them. Anne Cleeland ...Read Article

Berwick Coates talks about his magisterial debut The Last Conquest: 1066

RL: Fascinating book: at first view it looks to be about a battle, and we might be expecting a mostly military novel – but ...Read Article