The White Sails Series Collector’s Edition by Emma Lombard

Today I’m delighted to have Emma Lombard on my blog talking about her award-winning The White Sails Series novel as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The White Sails Series has icy winter storms, opportunistic mercenaries, uncharted lands, and a colourful crew of sailors all lashed together by an … Continue reading The White Sails Series Collector’s Edition by Emma Lombard

Sisters of Castle Leod by Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard’s newly released novel, Sisters of Castle Leod, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The count and Mama, their eyes glued to each other like long-lost lovers, began making their way through the crowd, no doubt assuming … Continue reading Sisters of Castle Leod by Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

The Founding by Michael L Ross

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Michael L. Ross’s latest released novel, The Founding, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Founding is the third and final book in Michael’s series Across the Great Divide. Will and Robert had never done a drive before. Charlie … Continue reading The Founding by Michael L Ross

Her Castilian Heart by Anna Belfrage

Today I’m delighted to be shining a spotlight on Anna Belfrage’s recently released novel, Her Castilian Heart, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Her Castilian Heart is the third in Anna's Castilian series. Blood is not always thicker than water… At times a common bloodline is something of … Continue reading Her Castilian Heart by Anna Belfrage

Putting Words in their Mouths – Writing historical fiction based on real lives

At the Springs, Mount Wellington c.1880 Last month I was invited by the writer, Jean M Roberts to contribute a post about my latest novel to her blog, The Book’s Delight. My post looks at the challenges I faced trying to write accurately and honestly about the characters of my novel and not treat them as … Continue reading Putting Words in their Mouths – Writing historical fiction based on real lives