Paris in Ruins by M.K. Tod

If the past is any indication …

Writing Paris In Ruins involved research into the political environment, rivalries, economics, and egos of those involved in the Franco-Prussian war and the siege of Paris. On the Prussian side

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The World of 1870 Paris

While launching Paris In Ruins, a number of authors and bloggers hosted guest articles featuring the world of 1870 Paris. On the Washington Independent Review of Books, editor-in-chief Holly Smith

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It Takes a Village …

Today’s post is a ‘shout out’ to all those who helped launch Paris In Ruins. These days, it takes a village to launch a new novel and with Paris In

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19th Century Paris

As you can imagine, writing a novel set in 1870 Paris requires lots of research. Historical events are critical, fashion is important, issues of the day, culture, social norms and

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Paris Reborn

Beginning in the 1850s, Napoleon III tasked George-Eugene Haussmann, newly appointed prefect of Seine, with the rebuilding of Paris. As Stephane Kirkland said in his book Paris Reborn, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte

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Meet M.K.Tod

Meet M.K.Tod

The historical fiction author behind A Writer of History...

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