“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
Review of The Golden Dice by Chanticleer Book Reviews
“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
Review of Call to Juno by Sarah Johnson from Reading the Past
“The history and culture of these ancient peoples are presented in exquisite detail, from the finer aspects of religious belief to politics, art, and the mechanisms of warfare.” Sarah Johnson from Reading the Past lit blog has given Call to Juno a terrific review. It’s wonderful that she has reviewed all three books in the saga as she has followed… read more
Review of Call to Juno by Mary Anne Yarde
“I cannot recommend this book enough. It was just incredible and it is certainly a strong contender for a place in the top 5 books that I have read this year so far.” Mary Anne Yarde from Myths, Legends, Books and Coffee Pots blog has written a wonderful review of Call to Juno. Many thanks! Read more reviews of Call… read more
$100 Gift Card & Book Giveaway: A Summer of History
I love introducing my readers to great historical novels. So what’s better than having a chance at winning books and a $100 gift card from 18 top writers of historical fiction today? Best of all, it’s just in time for you to kick back, put your feet up, and enjoy the warm weather with a great book -or for those… read more
Article for HISTORIA Magazine: The Prostitutes of Rome
I was delighted to provide an article for HISTORIA, the magazine of the Historical Writers’ Association, about Roman She Wolves, Night Moths and Tomb Whores. You can read the article here. Many thanks to Katherine Clements!
Guest Post on Helen Hollick’s Litblog: How to clothe a character
The smallest detail can lead to the deepest research. Deciding how to clothe my character, Pinna, as a Roman concubine proved to be more involved than I anticipated. Read about my research into the dress of Roman whores, matrons and concubines on Helen Hollick’s blog, Let’s Talk of Many Things. Read here. You can read my interview with Helen on… read more
Author Interview and Giveaway on The True Book Addict
Comment on my interview on the True Book Addict Litblog to go into the draw for a digital copy of Call to Juno and The Cast of a Hand by G S Johnston. Many thanks to Greg for his thoughtful questions, and to Michelle for hosting us on her wonderful blog! Read the interview here.
Review of Call to Juno by The Australian Bookshelf
“The author did a wonderful job at moving forward with the women in the story as well as the plot…This is an epic series and I’d highly recommend it.” Many thanks to Lauren Murphy for her generous review of Call to Juno on The Australian Bookshelf Litblog. You can read Lauren’s review here. You can read more reviews here.
Editor’s Choice: Historical Novel Review – Call to Juno:
“Elisabeth Storrs does a fantastic job in this book, bringing the ancient spiritual beliefs and emotional lives of her characters sharply into focus.” Susan McDuffie’s review of Call to Juno has been chosen as an Editor’s Choice by the Historical Novel Society. Absolutely thrilled it’s featured on the cover! Read the review on the Historical Novel Society’s webpage.. Read more… read more
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