The Huguenot Chronicles, by Paul C. R. Monk @pcrmonk: Review and Reflections #Huguenot #HistoricalFiction #KU

February 4, 2023 Adriana Kraft 0

Both my husband and I have French Huguenot ancestors. Each of our mothers carried the original immigrant’s Huguenot surname, though anglicized. Not long after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes, his mother’s ancestor emigrated from Normandy, France, to the Northern Neck of Virginia. He arrived sometime between 1687 and 1693. It is thought […]

My Review: Ascent: A story of danger, adversity, and love (House of Normandy Book 1), by Cathie Dunn @cathiedunn #Normandy #HistoricalFiction #Rollo #KU

December 31, 2022 Adriana Kraft 0

Since I wish to focus my next spate of Book Reviews on women across the ages who’ve had an impact on the history of the British Empire, where better to start than the hand-fasted first wife of of Rollo, the the Viking invader of Rouen, whose whose great-great-grandson conquered England in 1066? Historical fiction author […]

Cover Reveal: The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray

November 16, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

My friend Stephanie Dray’s newest historical fiction, The Women of Chateau Lafayette, has a beautiful new cover for its paperback release and I wanted to share it with all of you. My Review I’m currently on my second time reading this book. I don’t know if I have words to tell you how much I […]

Meet the author, with @TonyRiches, author of the bestselling Tudor Trilogy

May 18, 2021 Helena Fairfax 0

It’s a great pleasure to have historical fiction author Tony Riches round today to discuss a new release in his Elizabethan series – a period of history I find fascinating. Thanks for coming all the way to Yorkshire, Tony! Hi Helena, and thank you for inviting me to your blog. Lovely to meet you, even… Continue reading Meet the author, with @TonyRiches, author of the bestselling Tudor Trilogy

Consequences Novella Now Available for Pre-order!

April 26, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

You may remember a year or so ago (okay two) when I mentioned I was writing a short story for an anthology to aid survivors of human trafficking. Well, the anthology didn’t come to pass, but my story did and it will hit virtual shelves June 16 in ebook format. It turned out to be […]