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I am not a cover designer but I can agree that cover layouts play an important role in the overall presentation of books and I must admit, often times I first judge a book by its cover. Secret Shores by Ella Carey Expected publication: September 5th 2017 by Lake Union Publishing In 1946, artist Rebecca […]…

Eleven Questions…

With Jeffrey Manton Tell me your story. I am long-listed for the 2016 Fabula Press prize and won second prize in the HNS short story prize - both stories will be published this year. A career in marketing led me to work with the news media in New York, Boston, Paris and London before turning…

Britannia’s Amazon

Britannia’s Amazon is the fifth book in Antoine Vanner’s Dawlish Chronicles, and Captain Nicholas Dawlish’s beloved wife is given an adventure of her own while her husband is in Korea. Florence is a striking heroine—strong, caring, intelligent, and resourceful while also being utterly devoted to her husband and completely authentic to the times. Victorian England…

The Colour of Cold Blood

Toni Mount’s The Colour of Cold Blood is an elegant murder mystery steeped in medieval and religious history. Mount’s formidable expertise on the Middle Ages is evident on the pages, and the details of life in fifteenth century London are striking and brilliantly authentic. The author’s writing style is beautiful, as artistic and expressive as…

Eleven Questions…

With Paul Bennett Tell me your story. Born in Detroit, MI, now living in Salem, MA.  I’ve always been a student and reader of history.  My earliest recollections of that interest are having discussions with my Dad about WWII and of borrowing from the library a copy of Heinrich Schliemann’s book on Troy.  Movies such…

Tidewater

Tidewater is Libbie Hawker's sweepingly epic recounting of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia in the early seventeenth century. Pocahontas and John Smith come to vivid life on the pages, and the story gradually builds toward the looming tragedy of two cultures in conflict. Both the colonists and the Powhatan tribe are given a full-bodied portrait, with…