Tag Archives: American fiction

A Peek Into The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero

Today Ken Brigham is visiting Ascroft, eh? to tell us a little about his new novel, The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero. Welcome Ken. Thanks for joining me today. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. … Continue reading

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Sedahlia by Cynthia D. Toliver

Today I’m welcoming Cynthia D. Toliver to Ascroft, eh? with her novel, Sedahlia, as she introduces the book to readers. Blog Tour ~ SEDAHLIA #HistFic #BGSHF @ctoliver58 SEDAHLIA by Cynthia D Toliver After fleeing post-Civil War Georgia, John Masters, Sr., his … Continue reading

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Meet the Silver Baron’s Wife

Today I’d like to welcome Donna Baier Stein to Ascroft, eh? to chat about her new novel, The Silver Baron’s Wife. This is how the publisher, Serving House Books, describes the book: “The Silver Baron’s Wife traces the rags-to-riches-to-rags life … Continue reading

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Peering Into The Gilded Cage

Today Judy Alter is joining me to tell us a bit about her novel, The Gilded Cage. Welcome Judy. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. JA: Against the background of Chicago history in the last half … Continue reading

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Chatting About Taming The Twisted

I’ve invited Jodie Toohey here today to tell us a little about Taming the Twisted. Welcome, Jodie. Tell us about your novel. JT: Taming the Twisted is written in a similar style to Laura Ingalls Wilders’ Little House books though … Continue reading

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Discover Decorum

I’d like to welcome Kaaren Christopherson, the author of Decorum, to Ascroft, eh? this morning. Kaaren has written an intriguing tale set in the late nineteenth century in what is described as New York’s Gilded Age but I’ll let my … Continue reading

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Discussing Near The Wild

Today I’d like to welcome Maureen Willett to Ascroft, eh? She is here to chat with me about her new novel, Near The Wild. Welcome Maureen. Let’s get started, shall we? What prompted you to write about this historical event … Continue reading

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Bitter Bronx: Charyn’s World

During the past four or five years, I have read several historical novels and a crime novel by Jerome Charyn. Bitter Bronx is my first foray into his short stories. This is how the publisher describes the short story collection: … Continue reading

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Engrossed In The Graham Saga Once Again

This must be a record for me: reading three books in the same series within less than a year. For several years I’ve been following Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series but I don’t often get through even two of the books … Continue reading

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Charyn’s Lincoln: Conjuring Up A President

I recently read I Am Abraham, my fourth Jerome Charyn novel, to review it as part of the author’s current blog tour. When I first read Charyn several years ago I found that I needed to acquire a taste for … Continue reading

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