New Interview!


I talked with the wonderful and talented C. P. Lesley recently about historical fiction, the writing life, and the third novel in my series about Tudor England, The King’s Sisters.  Click on the link to listen to the entire conversation–and … Continue reading

The Hunt for the Past


On this Memorial Day, I am thinking about the past.  My daughter recently took one of those mail-order DNA tests, and the results were somewhat surprising.  Roughly forty percent Irish—that came as no shock, though the percentage was higher than … Continue reading