Category: Historical Fiction

Q&A With Alan Hlad

Q&A With Alan Hlad

What’s your favorite time period in history to write about? World War II. If the main character of Churchill’s Secret Messenger book was stranded on a desert island, what 3… READ MORE

Serafina’s Sesame Seed Cookies

Serafina’s Sesame Seed Cookies

by T. Greenwood When Serafina was on lunch duty, we had sourdough bread still warm from the oven. Tabbouleh with fresh mint, tomatoes, and cucumbers from the garden. She made… READ MORE

A Gilded Age Picnic

A Gilded Age Picnic

by Shana Abé In the golden summer of 1910, John Jacob Astor IV had a unique problem. Instead of decamping from Manhattan to Newport (his usual summer haunt), he had… READ MORE

Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Chocolate Truffles Recipe

by Lorena Hughes Are you joining us for the #BookedForTheSummerChallenge? If so, then we have a sweet recipe to check out from The Spanish Daughter author Lorena Hughes! “An engrossing,… READ MORE

Q&A With Author Diane C McPhail

Q&A With Author Diane C McPhail

by Diane C. McPhail Q. What do you need to create the perfect writing environment? A. Mostly I just need quiet. Unless it is the rushing water of my waterfall… READ MORE

For The Dogs

For The Dogs

by Alan Hlad Watch as Alan Hlad visits the Spanish National Organization for the Blind (ONCE) in Madrid, and read about world’s first guide dog training school for the blind… READ MORE