Sycamores and History

Highlighting Historical Romance with Jessica James on history, generations, and stately old trees. Lacewood is really a labor of love that combines a great deal of research I did for my other Civil War novels with a tiny tidbit of my own background and history. To back up a little, the title Lacewood came about […]

Hell’s Aftermath

Highlighting Historical Romance with P.A. Estelle My contribution to this anthology is, The Widow Buys A Groom. It takes place three years after the ending of The Civil War. This was my first story during this era and research included topics such as, Elmira, a Union camp where Confederates were kept and information on the […]

Real-life Civil War Soldier Brings a Character to Life

Highlighting Historical Romance with Jessica James Even though I grew up in Gettysburg, Pa., I didn’t have any interested in the Civil War until I moved to Virginia and discovered a real-life Confederate soldier named John Singleton Mosby. This Virginia legend is difficult to miss and impossible to overlook. One cannot drive through Loudoun or […]

War Is Personal

Highlighting Historical Fiction: Mari Anne Christie’s Blind Tribute Highlighting Historical has been in hiatus all summer. I’m making an exception today to spotlight a particularly interesting novel. This is the review I will be adding to Amazon and Goodreads. Blind Tribute takes place during the American Civil War, but it isn’t ABOUT the Civil War. […]

Cotillion Balls and Battlefields

Highlighting Historical Romance: Today Becky Lower shares with us the motivation and background for her Cotillion Ball Series, now available in a single volume. If you haven’t read any of them yet, you are in for a treat. For ten full novels, the single volume price is a bargain! ___________________________________________________________________________________ Even though as a child my […]

A Widow’s Salvation

Becky Lower (one of my partners at History Imagined) and I have new releases, both of which  are parts of series, coming out this month. We thought it might be fun to compare notes by answering the same four questions. My contribution went live yesterday on Becky’s Blog. Here are Becky’s answers: Tell me about […]