Probably my most memorable moment during the writing of THE LION AND THE ROSE came along one evening when my husband arrived home from work, only to be greeted by a distracted and wild-eyed wife rushing down from her study. “Hi,” I said breathlessly, “do you mind starting dinner? I’ve got a guy roped to… Read More
Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended
Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor’s and
Master’s degree in Classical Voice. A lifelong history
buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome
Saga, and two books in the Italian Renaissance detailing
the early years of the infamous Borgia clan. All have been
translated into multiple languages.
Kate has succumbed to the blogging bug, and keeps a blog
filled with trivia, pet peeves, and interesting facts about
historical fiction. She and her husband now live in Maryland
with a small black dog named Caesar, and her interests
include opera, action movies, cooking, and the Boston Red Sox.
Food porn isn’t just for TV anymore—these days, novelists are getting in on the game. They’re aiming to make your mouth water and clog your arteries, all with nothing more than a few written words, and it’s working. Here are seven authors who can be counted on to throw you off your diet within a… Read More
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It’s Historical Mystery Award Season!
Spring seems to be the season for historical fiction and mystery writing awards: the Lefty (awarded at Left Coast Crime), the Agatha (Malice Domestic), the Edgar (Mystery Writers of America), and my new favorite, the Benjamin Franklin (Independent Book Publishers Association, aka IBPA). I’m excited to share the news that FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE IRISH… Read More