I have had my nose buried in a history bookfact or fictionfor as long as I can remember, but even more important to me are the places and the objects that conjure up the past. My first attempt at historical fiction at the age of eight was three pages of improbable medieval drama set in the local castle.
With a degree in geography and archaeology I love to try and 'read' the landscape and the buildings in it for clues about the past. Virtually any place can trigger ideas for plots, but I am particularly inspired by Venice, Burgundy, Mediterranean islands and the Hertfordshire...Read full bio
Yes, we’re now ensconced in the holiday season. My husband and I visited family in Indiana for Halloween, and others, including family members, will be visiting us later this week for Thanksgiving. Then, next month, are Christmas and Chanukah. How does my writing fare in all of this? Well, my last two books of 2018,… Read More