Passion and Possession

Passion and Possession

In her lifetime, Eleanor of Aquitaine found herself married to not one, but two kings. Her first husband came into...

The Traveling Novel

The Traveling Novel

What a blessing, to come home from a fabulous conference and to find the German copies of THE QUEEN’S PAWN...

HNS Conference: Where the Dead Live Again

HNS Conference: Where the Dead Live Again

I found myself sitting alone and quiet on Sunday afternoon. The HNS 2011 Conference is done, and I have a...

Winners Write the Histories

Winners Write the Histories

It is an old adage, and a true one, that winners write the histories. Sometimes the histories that survive are...

Historical Novel Society Conference 2011

Historical Novel Society Conference 2011

How excited am I to be flying to San Diego tomorrow for the Historical Novel Society’s conference? I’m a writer...

Taking a New Road

Taking a New Road

Eleanor of Aquitaine, the lady I most admire in all the world, was always making herself over. She would change...