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A Year in Reading, 2019

Happy New Year! Wishing you all peace and joy in 2020. I have no appetite for year end “best of” lists, but I appreciate a December tradition at the literary website The Millions (themillions.com), “A Year in Reading”. Writers share short lists of books… Continue Reading “A Year in Reading, 2019”

Happy Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, & New Year, dear readers!

Just a quick note to let you know that this morning I delivered the manuscript of Owen Archer 12 to my publisher! Watch this space in the new year for a title and cover reveal and publishing dates! In other news…the trade paperback of… Continue Reading “Happy Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, & New Year, dear readers!”

York as Inspiration

A reader who follows me on Facebook requested a post about why I chose York. I chuckled, because as a historian of late medieval England my immediate response is, “Why not?!” But that’s no fun, is it? Today, on the 35th anniversary of the… Continue Reading “York as Inspiration”

Kirkus Review for A Conspiracy of Wolves

I’m back from the UK and working on a post about my adventures in York, Leeds, Pontefract, and London. But first I want to alert you to the news that the English language ebook of A Conspiracy of Wolves is now available worldwide! And… Continue Reading “Kirkus Review for A Conspiracy of Wolves”

In the beginning, Lucie & Bess

On UK publication day of A Conspiracy of Wolves, the 11th Owen Archer, I find myself thinking back to the story that started it all. I’d slipped away from my graduate studies to think about what I really wanted, and moved across country. While… Continue Reading “In the beginning, Lucie & Bess”