The Time Team Connection by Jenny Kane

I welcome Jenny Kane to The Writers’ Hub today. I have read and loved her new novel Autumn Leaves at Mill Grange. This story is a complex , delightful, beautifully written novel which include a theme close to my heart, that of archeology. It is also a gorgeous romantic novel. I adore Time Team so please do read on.   … Read More

A Village by the Sea by Lynne Shelby

Today I welcome Lynne Shelby, fabulous writer of contemporary romance to The Writer’s Hub. I read her latest book, The Summer of Taking Chances and absolutely loved it. It is so clever and well-written I am determined to read her previous novels. This afternoon, she is sharing  her research  on location for this delightful novel with us.   A Village … Read More

Carol McGrath My Writing Place

Far away, in the very south of the Peloponnese, in The Greek Mani, you will find the place where I enjoy writing my books. All my novels have been written or edited in an upstairs bedroom/office in our Greek House. It has a sea view. You can just about see that in the pictures below. During the winter in England, … Read More

What Inspired Gilli Allan and Visit her Book ‘Buried Treasure,’

Meet today’s guest to The Writer’s Hub, Gilli Allan, whose excellent novel Buried Treasure has been republished with a gorgeous cover. Gilli Allan began to write in childhood – a hobby pursued throughout her teenage. Writing was only abandoned when she left home, and real life supplanted the imaginary kind.   After a few false starts she worked longest and … Read More

Ladies of The Magna Carta

I am absolutely delighted to be part of Sharon Bennett Connolly’s amazing blog tour for a superb book of non-fiction The Ladies of the Magna Carta. I interviewed her and you must read her answers which follow my review of Sharon’s book. I loved this book. Here is why. Ladies of the Magna Carta is an exceptionally accomplished work, so … Read More

Writing a Trilogy by Charlotte Betts

Today I welcome Charlotte Betts to The Writers’ Hub. Her wonderful new novel, the first in The Spindrift Trilogy (love this name) was published as a paperback last week by Piatkus. I absolutely adored this novel and cannot wait to read the next in this Trilogy. The first, The Light Within Us is set in Cornwall at the turn of … Read More

Elizabeth Cromwell and the Female Cloth Merchants of the Tudor Era

Elizabeth Cromwell and Female Cloth Merchants during the Early Tudor Era   To celebrate the republication on Thursday 25th June of Mistress Cromwell, originally published as The Woman in the Shadows, I have written this article to explain the novel’s background. Mistress Cromwell is set in London during the first three decades of the Tudor Era. Some historians, including myself, … Read More

Tom Williams and James Burke. Writing Historical Adventure

Today I welcome Tom Williams to The Writer’s Hub. Tom writes superb Historical adventures. When I was young I loved Rider Haggard novels. These are even better. They have lovely new covers so look for them on Amazon. There’s a pre-order link below. Here is what he says about his writing experience.   The Origins of James Burke Back in … Read More

Spring 2020

What a spring this has been. Covid 19 locked down the world. We are still locked down here in England though I do enjoy lots of walks in a medieval wood close to us. We also enjoy walking along the Oxford Canal towpath using various starting points. The weather was gorgeous during May and the first few days of June. … Read More