Tag Archives: historical fiction

It’s Dunkirk Week

About a month ago now, I asked whether you were ready for Dunkirk – and not just the Christopher Nolan film. I was also referring to the Dunkirk Week WWII Epic Book Sale. The WWII Epic Book Sale was kicked … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, July 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Da Vinci’s Disciples: The Competition

Today I’ve invited Donna Russo Morin to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her historical series, Da Vinci’s Disciples, and the second book in the series, The Competition. Welcome Donna. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Archives, July 2017 | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Kate Clifford Mysteries

Today I’ve invited Candace Robb to Ascroft, eh? to tell us about her new Kate Clifford historical mysteries series. Welcome Candace. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your new series. CR: Set in late medieval York, 26 years … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Becoming Lin

Many of the books I feature on Ascroft, eh? are set in past centuries. So, for a bit of variety, I’m moving forward into living memory (mine anyway!) to review Becoming Lin by Tricia Dower. I’ve just finished reading the … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, June 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Anna Belfrage’s 14th Century Novel

Today I’m welcoming Anna Belfrage to Ascroft, eh? Anna is the author of The Graham Saga, an eight book time travel series, set mainly in the seventeenth century. She is currently writing a new series set in fourteenth century England. … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sapphire Pavilion: a great read

A couple weeks ago I finished reading Sapphire Pavilion. It’s a really fast-paced, gripping story and I’m delighted that I was asked to review it on Ascroft, eh?. This is what the publisher says about Sapphire Pavilion: “Steve Stilwell’s former … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, May 2017, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Magnificent May Reads

If you live in the northern hemisphere, are you enjoying the wonderful May weather? For the past few days where I live in Northern Ireland the sun has been shining (believe it or not!) and the temperature is just under … Continue reading

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The Fisherman’s Bride

Today I’d like to welcome Catherine Magia to Ascroft, eh? She’s here to tell us a bit about her novel The Fisherman’s Bride. Welcome Catherine. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. CM: My novel tells the … Continue reading

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Sociable Saturday: Blog Visiting

Yesterday I spent a very sociable Saturday visiting two of my fellow historical fiction writers’ blogs. I haven’t done that in a while and it was fun. I visited The Review to chat with Diana Milne about my series, The … Continue reading

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The Varangian by Bruce Macbain

Today I’ve invited Bruce Macbain to visit Ascroft, eh? to tell us a little about his historical novel, The Varangian. Welcome Bruce. Let’s get started, shall we? Tell us about your novel. BMB: The Varangian is the final volume of … Continue reading

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