Spies, GI’s, and Shipbuilding Ladies

Highlighting Historical Romance: Joan Leotta Makes WWII Personal As the daughter of older parents, one of whom was a WWII veteran, the sacrifices of that war were very real to me. I heard stories from my Mom about the home front and was very interested in researching it. It seems that this was a time […]

A Recluse and a Refugee

Highlighting Historical Romance: Dorothy A Bell We’re pleased to present an interview with the author. CW: Please tell us about the historical background for your book. Baker City and Sumpter, Oregon experienced a big gold rush after the Civil War years. The famous lost Blue Bucket mine is in the Blue Mountains somewhere waiting to […]

Not All Rainbows and Sisterhood

Highlighting Historical Fiction with Nicole Evelina Someone asked me not long ago what the most surprising thing that I uncovered during my research for Madame Presidentess, a biographical historical fiction novel about Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President in the United States in 1872. I could talk about her crazier-than-life family or […]

Happy Declaration Day!

About the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams famously said, “It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.” I don’t know abut the rest of my American friends, […]