Passages to the Past is the wonderful historical fiction blog of Amy Bruno. I first heard of Passages to the Past when it was chosen as one of the top four favourite blog sites by participants of my 2012 reader survey. Since then, Amy and I have corresponded back and forth, however, this is the first time we’ve coordinated a post and I am truly delighted to be on her site.
The topic is Ingredients of Favourite Historical Fiction. Here’s the first few sentences.
“The 2012 survey I conducted showed that the top three reasons people read historical fiction are to bring the past to life, to enjoy a great story and to understand and learn. But what is the magic formula that makes the very best historical fiction stand out?…”
Amy is also offering a giveaway.