DOWN A DARK RIVER: The Crooked Lane to Inspector Corravan [INTERVIEW]

Karen Odden in Bournemouth, England
“I’m in Bournemouth, England… because I got on the wrong train and ended up there instead of in London. Truly the dumb American mistake.”(Photo courtesy Karen Odden)

We love stories that can transport us to another time and place. Today’s guest, author Karen Odden, is one woman who is quite adept at doing just this. Her latest novel, Down a Dark River, takes us to Victorian London where a rash of murders is causing quite the stir. Our exclusive interview with the author is one of our most in depth pieces ever, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did! —J&H

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THE KING’S ANATOMIST: The Journey of Ron Blumenfeld [Interview]

Ron Blumenfeld
(Photo courtesy Ron Blumenfeld, Facebook)

While Ron Blumenfeld may not be a household name just yet, he may soon become synonymous with the most famous anatomist in history, Andreas Vesalius. He’s just published a historical mystery surrounding this enigmatic figure, one that is rich in history, adventure, and imagination. We hope you enjoy our exclusive interview with the author! —J&H

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THE SKY WORSHIPERS: An Interview with F.M. Deemyad

Mongolian landscape
F.M. Deemyad looks beyond the majestic landscape toward the history of Mongolia in The Sky Worshipers. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Ghengis Khan was the founder of one of the largest dynasties in history, the Mongul Empire, which united many of the nomadic tribes in Northeast Asia during the 13th century. Now, debut author F.M. Deemyad has courageously dared to retell his epic story in her new novel, The Sky Worshipers, and she is here with us today.

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THE COPPER ROAD: Seven Questions for Richard Buxton [INTERVIEW]

Richard Buxton reimagines the Civil War in his series, Shire’s Union. (Photo courtesy Canva/Ocoee Publishing/Richard Buxton)

Gone with the Wind. Gods and Generals. Cold Mountain. North and South. There is no shortage of novels about the Civil War. But few capture our imagination like Richard Buxton, one of England’s rising literary stars. With the release of the second volume in his Shire’s Union series, The Copper Road, we sit down with the author to discover why he’s so fascinated with American history and how it compares to events that are taking place today. Enjoy the interview! —J&H

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Dark Desires Permeate Amanda Quick’s ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ [REVIEW]

Runaway bride

A high-priced matchmaker is the unwitting object of a stalker’s deadly desire in Amanda Quick’s TIL DEATH DO US PART. (Photo by Sarah Nichols, Flickr)

Return to Victorian London in Amanda Quick’s latest novel, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, where a high-priced matchmaker becomes the object of someone’s deadly obsession.  Read more of this post