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Setting: A Big Deal in Historical Fiction

One question I’ve been asked about FINDING KATE is why set the book in 1485 in England? Why the Wars of the Roses and the late middle ages? Why England at all? Shakespeare set “The Taming of the Shrew” in … Continue reading

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The King in the Carpark

To those of us who love English history, the events in Leicester the past few weeks have been pretty exciting. A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester, in digging up the parking lot of a government building, appear to have discovered the skeleton … Continue reading

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