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Top 5 Picks New Hist Fic

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com My favorite valentine this February may very well be a book! Whether you’re in an unseasonably cold area or an unseasonable warm area, it’s a good time to snuggle up with a new book. Here are some historical novels being released in February. BIOGRAPHICAL  The Prophet’s Wifeby Libbie Grant… Continue reading Top 5 Picks New Hist Fic

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Five Picks For Hist Fics December 2021

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com Personally I think December is a terrible time to release a new book. For me, it’s too close to Christmas! I’m done shopping and my presents are all wrapped. It’s true that not everyone is that organized (many years I’m not, either!) so if you’re still looking for gifts,… Continue reading Five Picks For Hist Fics December 2021

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Into Africa by Kerry McDonald

I am, of course, familiar with Stanley and Livingstone of "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" This novel, by Kerry McDonald, is told from the point of view of Dr. Livingstone's sister, Janet. When the book opens, no one has heard from David Livingstone for years. Everyone, except his sister, believes he is dead. Then the mail… Continue reading Into Africa by Kerry McDonald

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The Engineer’s Wife by Tracy Enerson Wood

In 1869, Washington A. Roebling is commissioned as the chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge, one of America’s most iconic structures. His wife, Emily Roebling, is a keen advocate for women’s suffrage, at a time when American society expects her to stay home and support her husband silently. But when Washington falls ill on the… Continue reading The Engineer’s Wife by Tracy Enerson Wood