Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ghosts, speakers of the dead from the past in crime

SOMETIMES THE DEAD REALLY CAN TALK The connection between crime and the supernatural in nineteenth century England often had to do with the gulf between the dangerous classes and the newly emerging middle class. Jack the Ripper was as much … Continue reading

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What makes a great historical novel–and why you should care

I’ve written three of them, all based in Victoria’s reign, all published by Hudson House Publishing and available at Amazon.com. Those are my credentials for writing this blog. In my opinion, a great historical novel should leave you with the … Continue reading

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