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
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
My guest today on Triclinium is Barbara Gaskell Denvil. Born in England, Barbara grew up amongst artists and authors and started writing at a young age. She published numerous short stories and articles, and worked as an editor, book critic and reader for publishers and television companies. She broke off her literary career to spend many hot and colourful years… read more
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.
“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.
“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
“This books has it all! Beautiful prose, lush descriptions, a wonderfully evil villain, and a heroine and hero to fall in love with. Definitely recommended. One of my favorite trilogies!” Many thank to Mirella Patzer from Great Historicals for her wonderful review of Call to Juno! Read Mirella’s review here. Read more reviews of Call to Juno here.
Evocatio: How to Woo A Goddess – my guest post on HFeBooks blog. Many thanks to M Louisa Locke for inviting me to participate. Read my guest post here. Take a look at some wonderful HFeBooks books here.
My guest novelist today on Triclinium is Joanna Courtney, author of the Queens of Conquest trilogy. Ever since Joanna sat up in her cot with a book, she’s wanted to be a writer. She has had over 200 stories and serials published in women’s magazines and now PanMacmillan have released The Chosen Queen and The Constant Queen in Australia with… read more
Priestesses, divination and the role of women in the ancient past – all topics I explore in my guest post on Patricia Bracewell’s blog. Many thanks Pat! Read can the post here. You can read Pat’s interview with me on her sources of inspiration on Triclinium here.