In the lead up to Mardi Gras season, I welcome Harry Parsons to Triclinium, to tell us about the history of the Cajun Courir de Mardi Gras. Thanks for sharing your post with us, Harry. Cajun Mardi Gras: Courir de Mardi Gras When you think of Mardi Gras, what comes immediately to mind? If you’re like most people, you instantly… read more
It’s a trifecta! All three books in the Tales of Ancient Rome series are in audio format now that Lake Union has released Call to Juno as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks again to talented narrator, Christina Traister who has brought my characters to… read more
I’m delighted that my guest today on Triclinium is Libbie Hawker who writes historical and literary fiction featuring complex characters and rich details of time and place. She lives in the beautiful San Juan Islands with her husband and two naughty cats. Libbie is also an idol of mine. She is the author of dozens of books, the majority of… read more
Lake Union has released The Golden Dice as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks to talented narrator, Christina Traister who has continued to bring my characters to life!
I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Weina Dai Randel to Triclinium. Weina’s first novel, The Moon in the Palace was nominated for Best Historical Fiction of 2016 by Goodreads Choice Awards. She is the author of two historical novels about Empress Wu, the one and only female ruler in China. The two novels will be translated into six languages. Born and… read more
Lake Union has released The Wedding Shroud as an audio book. It’s free with a trial of Audible or you can buy the CD or MP3 version. Many thanks to talented narrator, Christina Traister. So delighted to finally hear my words spoken aloud for readers!
My guest today on Triclinium is Martin Lake, author of A Dance of Pride and Peril, his wonderful new novel set in ancient Crete. Martin was born and raised in England. After graduating from the University of East Anglia, he worked as a teacher, trainer and lecturer before focusing on writing. In the past five years, he’s written ten novels,… read more
I am absolutely delighted to welcome Stephanie Dray as my guest today on Triclinium. Stephanie is a bestselling, award-winning, two-time RITA award nominated author of historical women’s fiction. Her critically acclaimed series about Cleopatra’s daughter has been translated into eight different languages and won NJRW’s Golden Leaf. As Stephanie Draven, she’s a national bestselling author of genre fiction and American-set… read more
“Call to Juno is an impeccably researched, page-turner that richly imagines the ancient world, weaving the actions of the gods and the multiple viewpoints of its characters into a seamless narrative.” Elizabeth Jane Corbett has kindly given Call to Juno a wonderful review. It’s especially important to me because she reviewed The Wedding Shroud for the Historical Novels Review back… read more
“Set in the 4th century BCE, this gorgeously-written, masterful blend of fact and fiction exposes the raw passions, betrayals and victories of three strong women as they navigate politics and corruption in an ancient world at war.” Leona Rinaldi from Chanticleer Book Reviews has given The Golden Dice a stellar review in a follow up to the book’s success as… read more