Category Archives: November 2012

The Women’s War

I first met Fenella Miller at the Historical Novel Society conference in Manchester a couple years ago. As I talked to her I was impressed to learn how quickly she is able to complete each novel she writes – she … Continue reading

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Too Many Titanic Books? Is There Room For Another?

When I first noticed The Girl Who Came Home by Hazel Gaynor listed in Amazon’s historical fiction new books I wasn’t interested. I thought that the sinking of the Titanic was a topic that had just been done too often … Continue reading

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National Short Story Week Kindle Offer

I seem to see short story collections everywhere this week. I guess National Short Story week has made me more aware of them. When I was browsing in Easons at lunch hour today I noticed that My Weekly and The People’s Friend have both released short … Continue reading

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A Serial For National Short Story Week

A new novel, The Fifth Knight, that’s released today is just the thing for National Short Story week.  You may be thinking that a novel isn’t really appropriate for National Short Story week – well, this one is. It’s released as a 6 part serial – every … Continue reading

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My Contribution to National Short Story Week

Today begins National Short Story week (12-18th November). Since I was a child I’ve always loved a good story – short or long, it never mattered. Before I was old enough to read my grandfather used to spend whole afternoons … Continue reading

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A New Thornleigh Tale

In September I met Barbara Kyle at the Historical Novel Society’s bi-annual UK conference in London. Soon after we met I finished reading my first novel by her. Despite Barbara’s prolific output of historical fiction the first novel I was … Continue reading

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