Meet my Guest Author and Something Wicked by Tom Williams

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May I introduce the novelist Tom Williams who has a superb new book out called Something Wicked. It’s a crime novel, a fantasy crime novel, a work of magic realism that is thrillingly influenced by his love for Buenos Aires and Tango. It cannot get better for this reader because I absolutely love Buenos Aires and I have watched Tango … Read More

Meet Judith Arnopp and read her Historical Fiction Writing Tips

I have, for many years, enjoyed Judith Arnopp’s Historical Fiction. I first read her eleventh century novels eight years ago and I am currently reading her Tudor novels. Judith is pure gold as a writer. Her novels flow and the writing is vivid, so when I was asked if I would host her tips for writing Historical Fiction on the … Read More

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