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Book Publishing Report: Interview with Holly Bush

By boomergirl, published on Jan 20, 2013

We're talking today to Holly Bush, author of the historical fiction, Reconstructing Jackson. Reconstructing Jackson is published by BookBaby.

Congratulations on your new book! Before we ask how you did it, can you tell us a little about your book?

I’d love to and thanks so much for having me. In 1867,Southerner, Reed Jackson, returns to his family’s plantation after the Civil War in a wheelchair. Schooled as a lawyer, he moves west to start again after his father deeds the Jackson holdings to a younger brother. Circumstances bring Reed and Belle Richards together, a dirt poor... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, get published, how to get published, reconstructing jackson, holly bush

Railroad Man and Leaving Serenity by Author Alle Wells

By Wrp68, published on Jun 16, 2012

...the good times and the bad. Emily’s lifestyle begins to take its toll on her at an early age. A medical condition misdiagnosed by a country doctor and ignored by Emily leads her to a tragic and unsatisfied end as she tries to piece her life back together.

Railroad Man

Historical Fiction/Romance

Mickey’s job with the railroad is the best gig going in north Georgia in 1933. He’s tall, dark, and handsome and has it made in the shade. Mickey found his true love at an early age and dreams of the perfect life they will share. He roams the speakeasies and clip joints ... (more)

Tags: romance, historical fiction, ebooks, historical dramas, historical romance, railroads, southern, southern fiction, coming of age, alle wells

Talking Books with 'A Story of the West' Susan Spence

By boomergirl, published on May 6, 2012

Susan Spence has always been intrigued with life in the west in the 1880s. She researched historical accounts and first-person narratives as she prepared to write A Story of the West. A lifelong resident of the west, she currently lives in Montana on an old sheep shearing station with lots of furry critters and one partially furry critter. This is her first novel, and she is busily working on a sequel due out in late spring.

You can visit her website at

Welcome to Between the Covers, Susan. Why was writing A Story of the West so important to you?... (more)

Tags: historical fiction novel, historical fiction author, historical fiction, historical fiction book, a story of the west, susan spence

Review of The Laird of Loch Fyne by Brandy Grandberg

By Allbooks Review , published on Mar 15, 2012

Earlier this year, I toured the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland and stopping in Inverary, experienced Loch Fyne for myself. What a wonderful coincidence to read The Laird of Loch Fyne so soon after the experience.

Unsuspecting Maggie Harris has a time travel experience that brings her face to face with the sixteenth century Laird of Loch Fyne. Being a fan of Renaissance fairs and Scottish history, Maggie quickly realizes her predicament but doesn’t yet realize it is 1593. Ian MacLachlan, the Laird is not impressed with the brash and independent, trouser clad woman that he finds trespassing... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, book review

Barbara Kyle Releases Latest in Thornleigh Series

By ccmalandrinos, published on Sep 2, 2011

The latest installment in Barbara Kyle's Thornleigh series was released by Kensington in August. The Queen's Gamble continues the story of Honor and Richard Thornleigh's daughter, Isabel.

After receiving ill news of her parents, Isabel returns to London with her husband, Carlos Valverde, and their son. What she finds surprises her, and she can't stand the secrets no one in her family will share. Yes, she and Carlos have built a successful life in the New World, but she remains the queen's loyal servant.

Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels, but Queen Elizabeth... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, the queen's gamble, barbara kyle, thornleigh series, tudor era, queen elizabeth

Paula McLain Pens Novel about the Hemingways

By ccmalandrinos, published on Mar 6, 2011

The inside flap of this book reads:

"A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time—Paris in the twenties—and an extraordinary love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

In Chicago in 1920, Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and finds herself captivated by his good looks, intensity, and passionate desire to write. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris,... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, paula mclain, the paris wife, ernest and hadley hemingway, american writers

The Spruce Gum Box by Elizabeth E. Wilder

By Wrp68, published on Jan 30, 2011

...and the United States over the border of Maine and the rights to its lucrative lumber industry, determination to survive and create a life for his young son drove Jed into uncharted territory and perilous adventure. Elizabeth Egerton Wilder’s debut novel, The Spruce Gum Box, a novel of historical fiction, began with her fascination with Maine’s Aroostook River and its early pioneers, and evolved over several years through research and daydreaming. While she mused, characters and story lines began to flourish and take on lives of their own. As she puts it, “I knew how the story would... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, maine, the spruce gum box, elizabeth e. wilder, aroostook war

Historical fiction author M.M. Bennetts talks about new book

By boomergirl, published on Dec 14, 2010

...and guile pitted against brutality. Bennetts brings to vivid life the harrowing devastation wrought on the civilian populations of Europe by Napoleon’s men, and the grit, courage and tenacity of those who stood against them.

This is the exciting premise of M.M. Bennetts’ new historical fiction novel, Of Honest Fame. We had a chance to interview M.M. to find out more about the book. Enjoy!

Q: Thank you for this interview, M.M. Can you tell everyone what your latest book, Of Honest Fame, is all about?

M.M.: I like to think it’s a spy thriller with a... (more)

Tags: historical fiction novel, historical fiction author, historical fiction, m.m. bennetts, diiarts, of honest fame

Blue Bells of Scotland: An Interview with Historical Fiction Author Laura Vosika

By boomergirl, published on Oct 28, 2010

...debts—seeking a way to leap back across time to save his people, especially his beloved Allene. His growing fondness for Shawn’s life brings him face to face with his own weakness and teaches him the true meaning of faith.

This is the exciting premise of Laura Vosika’s new historical fiction, Blue Bells of Scotland, a historical adventure and a tale of redemption that will be remembered long after the last page has been turned.

We interviewed Laura to find out more about her new book. Enjoy!

Thank you for this interview, Laura. Can we begin by having you tell... (more)

Tags: historical fiction author, historical fiction, blue bells of scotland, laura vosika

Book Review: Hammon Falls by Dave Hoing and Roger Hileman

By Wrp68, published on Oct 7, 2010

...over 115 years from the 1890’s to the present day.Roger Hileman wrote a screenplay based on his ancestors, Lester Hileman and Cora Felton and the birth of their child. Roger, together with long time friend, Dave Hoing, has turned the play into an impressive and memorable work of historical fiction. We meet Margaret Hammon, widowed when her husband, G.W. Hammon, was killed in the Spanish-American war in 1898. G.W. was the most prominent citizen in Johnson’s Landing, a small Iowa town renamed Hammon Falls in his honor after the war. Margaret, now a wealthy recluse, raises their... (more)

Tags: love, historical fiction, loss, betrayal, hammon falls, tragedy, world war 1, dave hoing, roger hileman

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