Category Archive: historical fiction

Travels Through Historical Fiction: The White Lady

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If readers saw the film version of The English Patient, they may remember that the opening scene showed the main characters in a desert cave marveling at drawings depicting humans and animals painted… Continue reading

The King’s Daughters

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Every once in a while someone with a passion for history and a love of good story telling comes across a historical figure, movement, or event that makes them sit up and think,… Continue reading

Daughters of the American Revolution

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I’ve written a lot about the Civil War in the past few years, but my true interest has always been the Revolutionary War. During the 90s, when I began uncovering my family’s genealogy, I discovered… Continue reading

Agent 355–A Patriot In Petticoats

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Long before Agent 007 was a germ of an idea in Ian Fleming’s mind, there was Agent 355, one of the first female spies in America, active during the Revolutionary War. But unlike… Continue reading

Travels Through Historical Fiction: a Vast and Open Land

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It was never on my bucket list. Not even on a far flung, sorta, maybe, if I hit the lottery and have nothing better to do wish list. It was, however, on my… Continue reading

The Mysterious Zunis

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When I began doing research to find out the name of the Zuni governor whose photo I’ve been carting around the country with me for decades, I not only discovered his name (Bick… Continue reading

Travels Through Historical Fiction: My Heart’s in the Highlands

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Several years ago, our family had the wonderful adventure of driving through Scotland. We went in search of golf for husband and sons, castles and cathedrals for me, and in hope of a… Continue reading

Edward S. Curtis, Shadow Catcher

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  Many years ago, when I was living in the Southwest, I took a trip back to Cape Cod, to visit an old friend. While there, we went into an antique store. On… Continue reading

Travels Through Historical Fiction: Fountains Abbey

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The English countryside holds so many wonderful historical sites it would take months, maybe years, to visit them all.  Although I long for another trip to take in the ones I’ve missed, my… Continue reading

The Federal Reburial Program

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The final book in my Cotillion Ball series, The Forgotten Debutante, is set for release on April 4. The timeline for the entire series is set in America from 1855 through1866. Each of… Continue reading