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 […]

A Quick Tip

My History Imagined colleague, Linda Bennett Pennell is here with a wonderful offer. Her historical fiction is thoroughly researched and gave me one of my favorite moments, the one where you say “I didn’t know that!” It is a delight to learn new things. I asked her how she came by her love of history. […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Anna Bradley

A hero is at the heart of every romance. Today Anna Bradley shares why she fell in love with hers. __________________________________________ There are so many things I loved about writing “A Season of Ruin,” but one thing that really stands out for me about this story is the way I fell in love with the […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Eileen Richards

I had a chance to interview my friend Eileen Richards this week! Why do you write historical romance? I fell in love with historical fiction as a child. I loved the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. I loved Louisa May Alcott. History always fascinated me. I fell in love with romance early with […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Alina K. Field

This week we feature an interview with another author about her work and her newest release, Why do you write historical romance? I love exploring the roles and relationships of men and women in an era without divorce, birth control, and women employed outside the home. For women, the stakes in pursuing romance were very […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Alicia Quigley

What a privilege to welcome Alicia Quigley! Today she shares her research into smuggling and the ships the smugglers used. I’ll let her tell you. ___________________________________ I enjoyed learning and writing about the smuggling trade in southern England while I was writing my current release The Contraband Courtship (excerpt below). I learned about some fascinating […]

Elemental Story Telling

All this week Melissa Stark is featuring analyses of various books in her Elemental Story Telling blog event.  The idea is for authors to view their plot through the lens of the Periodic Table of Storytelling and create a “molecule” that reflects how the tropes and other story elements relate to one another. What is […]

StellaMarie Talks Back

StellaMarie is back! and she has answers to your questions! ~~~ Hi,Thanks so much for having me. OMG. I can’t believe a whole month has gone by. Caroline been so sweet to invite me back. Since then, “How to Train Your Knight” has spent two weeks on the Amazon Best Seller list and is still […]

Villains: We Love To Hate

Guest Author! I’m pleased to welcome Jude Knight to my Author Blog today. It is a great way to congratulate her on today’s release of Farewell to Kindness.  I had the privilege of an advanced peak at this gem and I know my readers will love it. Why I love writing villains by Jude Knight […]