Did you know that Britain obsessed on the stability of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century? It was vital as a buffer between Russian and the West. In diplomacy it was referred to as “the Eastern Question.” I wrote about it yesterday for Catherine Castles Musings from a Writer’s Brain.
I generally like to tell people I have a few great passions: faith, history, travel—and family. I use all of them in my books. In the process of writing the Dangerous Books I started with four friends, but I created five families almost by accident: the Wheatlys and the Landrums (A Dangerous Nativity), the Mallets […]