War and Inspiration

Highlighting Historical Romance with Jan Shelbourne on sources of inspiration. Most authors are asked what inspired them to write their books. It can be a major event, a person, or a tiny incident which sparks our imagination and produces another unique story. My first attempts at writing were full of enthusiasm and scenes in my […]

Family

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 […]