Posted in Guest Post

guest post: Latitude by Philip K. Allan

Use some mapping software, like Google Earth, centre yourself on the middle of the Pacific Ocean and zoom out. A…

Posted in 19th Century Author Guest Post

guest post: Scarlette Pike on Researching her 19th Century Africa Novel

A desperate prayer and a dream led me to read the journals of Dr. David Livingstone (You may know him…

Posted in Arthurian Author Guest Post

guest post: The Search for King Arthur

In Search of King Arthur By historical author, Tim Walker There can be few characters from history or legend who…

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guest post: The French Nelson

When British and French fleets met in battle during the 18th century, as a general rule, it was always the…

Posted in 18th Century Spain

The Barefoot Queen

This one caught my eye; it’s not often you find novels about gypsies! At 647 pages it sounds like quite…

Posted in 20th Century America Classics Reviews

review: The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Esther Greenwood is a promising, young college student from Boston who had been given…

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guest post: Winston Churchill’s Tattoo

Philip K. Allan is back with another intriguing article! At the end of the 18th century, a new craze was…

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guest post: The Real Blackbeard

Who, Truly, Was Blackbeard, And From Whence Did He Come? Will The Real Pirate Commodore Please Stand Up? by Samuel…

Posted in 19th Century 20th Century America

guest post: John Nuckel on a Chance Meeting with Teddy Wilson

One of the most important events in American music happened at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 1938. There was a…

Posted in 18th Century Guest Post

guest post: Why Did Ships Have Figureheads?

Please welcome back author Philip K. Allen with another article relating to his new novel! Figureheads are magnificent things. Stroll…

Posted in Biography Georgia Local History Non-Fiction Reviews

review: Martha Berry: A Woman of Courageous Spirit and Bold Dreams

Martha Berry: A Woman of Courageous Spirit and Bold Dreams by Joyce Blackburn This young adult biography was first published…

Posted in Austen Reviews

review: Lost in Austen

Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure by Emma Campbell Webster A note beforehand: although released a year…