Why Historicals?

Libby Hellmann Historical Novels

It’s all Miss Lear’s fault. Linda Lear was my history teacher when I was a senior in high school. I was in Advanced Placement US history at a small girl’s school in Washington DC, with maybe 15 girls in the class. I had already taken European history as a junior, and I enjoyed it a … Read more

Everything Happens At Once!

This year started off with a bang, but every time I think things are slowing down, something else happens. I won’t go into details, because I don’t know too many, but A Bitter Veil has been selected as a semi-finalist in The Book Pipeline Competition. What’s that, you ask? Here’s what they say on their … Read more

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to “The Mystery Box” Anthology

War Secrets - An anthology in The Mystery Box

I am delighted to announce the release of “The Mystery Box” anthology released by MWA (Mystery Writers of America) today. I am even more delighted to say that my story, “War Secrets,” is in it. It has—well—an unusual backstory. I was casting around for an idea—the anthology’s premise is “Secrets,” which lends itself to a … Read more