favourite historical fiction authors

A tribute to Sharon Kay Penman

In the spring of 2012, I conducted a reader survey focused on historical fiction – the first of 6 such surveys. Among the questions on reading habits, I asked readers

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Popular Posts from 2015

2015 was a banner year for articles on historical fiction that struck a chord with followers of A Writer of History. I hope you enjoy reading or rereading some of

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Elizabeth I by Margaret George

So many historical fiction authors choose younger men and women to write about, those on the ascendancy of great historical change and their own place in it. In Elizabeth I,

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More authors for your TBR list

Monday’s post included favourite historical fiction authors from 2015 chosen by more than twenty participants. Today’s post expands the list to include those with 10 to 20 mentions.    

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2015 Favourite Historical Fiction Authors

No doubt you were anxiously waiting for the 2015 favourite historical fiction authors list. First, an apology. Since publishing 2015’s favourite fiction list, I’ve been heads down finishing Time & Regret and

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Reading historical fiction varies by gender

On Facebook recently, Derek Birks, author of Rebels And Brothers, a series set during the Wars of the Roses, wondered about differences between men and women in their reading habits and historical fiction preferences.

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