Websites to watch: HISTORICAL FICTION ROUND TABLE

This is a site that promotes new work by historical novelists. It is run by four ladies: Allie who loves reading about controversial women from history, Arleigh, a former book store owner, avid reader, and owner of 500+ historical novels, Heather, a recent college grad who works in the criminal justice system and loves the novels of Phillippa Gregory, Robin Maxwell, Michelle Moran and Jean Plaidy, and lastly, Lizzy, an at-home mom who enjoys escaping into the pages of historical fiction.

At the beginning of April, the blog featured Christy English, who has must written a novel about Eleanor of Aquitaine titled TO BE QUEEN. This is a must-have link for those of us who want to know about new historical fiction coming off the presses (virtual and otherwise). You can find it by clicking here.

–Cynthia Haggard writes historical novels.  She has two completed manuscripts that will be published in the coming year. THWARTED QUEEN is a portrait of a woman trapped by power, a marriage undone by betrayal, and a King brought down by fear. FAMILY SPLINTERS is  a novel about identity, forbidden love and family secrets. For more on her creative writing, go to spunstories. (c) 2011. All rights reserved.

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