Another Book Contract!

September 9, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

After a lot of waiting and years of research, I’m so happy to announce this contract: I am so thrilled to be sharing her “forgotten” story with the world. The biography is really a dual biography of her and her husband, Francis, because they were “partners in crime” on the subject of suffrage–and equal in […]

Fearless Females: Mary Elizabeth (Eliza) Mahoney

August 11, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

August 1 was the anniversary of Mary Elizabeth (Eliza) Mahoney becoming the first Black woman to graduate from an American school of nursing. She’s considered the first officially trained Black nurse in the United States. Early Life Mary Eliza Mahoney was born in April or May of 1845 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to parents who were […]

Fearless Females: Sally Ride

June 30, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

With the release of Consequences and the Historical Novel Society Conference, June almost got away from me without our monthly column on women in history. But luckily I was working on next month’s and realized it. This month we’re looking at a woman whom I remember from my childhood. (Can you believe 35 years ago […]

The Life of Catherine McAuley (1778-1841)

June 18, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

If you’ve read my novella, Consequences, or even just the back cover copy, you’ll notice it takes place during the life of Catherine McAuley, a woman most people, especially outside of Ireland, have never heard of. I found out about her nearly 18 years ago when I started working at my current day job. We […]

Fearless Females: Sojourner Truth

May 7, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

This is the May column on women in history that I write for the women’s group at my day job. You’ll be hearing more about Sojourner from me in the future. May is a month full of women’s firsts in sports, women’s suffrage, politics, finance and flight. But we’re going to focus on a woman […]

Nominate Virginia Minor and/or Victoria Woodhull to be on a Quarter

May 1, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

Ever wanted to see a woman on a quarter? Here’s your chance to nominate her! In January, the Treasury Department signed the Circulating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 into law. This law requires the U.S. Mint to issue quarters featuring prominent American women from January 1, 2022 through the end of 2025. The act allows […]

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 […]

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The Women of Chateau Lafayette by Stephanie Dray – Out Today!

March 30, 2021 Nicole Evelina 0

My friend and fellow historical fiction author, Stephanie Dray, has a new book out today! She calls The Women of Chateau Lafayette a seven-year labor of love. I know all about books that take years to come to fruition so I can’t wait to read this one. I’ve read her previous books, America’s First Daughter […]