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Arleigh Johnson has worked in the book industry for more than a decade and is the US Children’s & YA Review Editor for the Historical Novel Society. She’s an active member of the book blogging community with her websites Historical-Fiction.com and Royal-Intrigue.net. She has been reviewing books online for 10 years and with Historical Novel Society since 2011. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Georgia. Follow her on Twitter @histfic & @royalintrigue.

review: Queenmaker

Queenmaker: A Novel of King David’s Queen by India Edghill What happened after David defeated Goliath? Through the eyes of King David’s first wife, Queen Michal, we see his rise to power and the […]

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review: Pemberley Shades

Pemberley Shades: A Lightly Gothic Tale of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy by D.A. Bonavia-Hunt The cover art and subtitle of this book suggest a mysterious, sinister tone that I couldn’t detect. It is much […]

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author interview: Margaret Wurtele

“A young Italian woman risks her life to defy the injustice surrounding her in Margaret Wurtele’s The Golden Hour, a touching novel of forbidden love in war-torn Italy… It is autumn 1943 when German […]

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author interview: Robert Stephen Parry on The Arrow Chest

1. Many reviewers have called The Arrow Chest hauntingly beautiful–which is true–but the supernatural elements are so subtle that only those well-versed in Tudor history see the glaring similarities between Henry VIII and Anne […]

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review: The Hours Before

The Hours Before By Robert Stephen Parry Set during the Belle Époque era, The Hours Before is the story of Deborah Peters, a once-celebrated clairvoyant turned dejected society matron, who is bent on revenge […]

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book club questions: The Shadow Queen

The Shadow Queen by Rebecca Dean **Please link back to Historical-Fiction.com if using these questions online.** 1. Wallis is depicted as a perfectionist from a very early age. What other qualities shaped her into […]

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author interview: Ginger Myrick on Work of Art

Work of Art: Love and Murder in 19th Century New York by Ginger Myrick Work of Art is set in the late 19th century in Five Points, New York City. How did you choose […]

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author interview: Ginger Myrick on The Welsh Healer

Author Ginger Myrick has answered some questions regarding her latest novel, The Welsh Healer. If you read my review, you will know the background of this book and why it is special to me. […]

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author interview: Ginger Myrick

First of all, I must ask…is it your dog(s), or at least the breed, we read of in the story? Do they have a special history with the island of Terceira or other settings […]

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author interview: Juliet Grey

Inspired by her latest novel, DAYS OF SPLENDOR, DAYS OF SORROW, I posed these questions to the author, Juliet Grey, on writing and the French Revolution. If you haven’t picked up this novel yet, […]

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author interview: Gary Inbinder

In venturing outside my usual genre I have discovered several great reads lately, including this one—Confessions of the Creature by Gary Inbinder, which is a continuation of Mary Shelley’s classic,Frankenstein. The creature has exacted […]

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author interview: Anna Elliott

You previously revealed that the inspiration for your Avalon series came in a dream. Have you always had an inclination for writing or is it a newfound passion? Oh, yes, I’ve been writing stories […]

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