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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Syrie James, author of The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, discusses how her extensive travels have influenced her writing. My family and I lived in France for two years when I was a child, […]
Virgin and the Crab: Sketches, Fables and Mysteries from the early life of John Dee and Elizabeth Tudor by Robert Parry So who is the Virgin and who is the Crab? Well, it probably […]
I first studied the Trystan and Isolde legend and the King Arthur tales of which they are a part in college, when I was majoring in Medieval literature and history. I’ve always loved the […]