Before She Was Mrs Madison

Dolley Payne was born 20 May 1768 in the small Quaker settlement of New Garden (modern…

The Eisenhower Chronicles

I am pleased to welcome M.B. Zucker to my blog today. As a fellow biographical fiction…

Mary Katharine Goddard and the Declaration of Independence

Did you know that a woman’s name appears on some copies of the Declaration of Independence?…

On Bur Oak Ridge by Jenny Knipfer

  It is my pleasure to welcome Jenny Knipfer as my guest today with an excerpt…

Nathan Hale & the Linonian Society Library

College students today have become accustomed to libraries of almost infinite resources. Items not directly placed…

Raleigh and the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Tony Riches is a prolific writer of Tudor era fiction who has joined me as a…

But One Life Blog Tour

Have you been following my But One Life blog tour? If not, you can get caught…

But One Life: The Story of Nathan Hale

Available on Amazon TODAY!   Revolution. Friendship. Sacrifice. But One Life: The Story of Nathan Hale is an…

A Brief History of Pew Rental

Pew Boxes at Old North Church, Boston A few days ago, I posted some pictures of…

The Duke of Milan and a Reason for Espionage

Hello, dear readers! As you know, my upcoming novel features tragically failed spy Nathan Hale. My…

Gwenllian the Lost Princess of Wales

As part of Women’s History Month, I am pleased to welcome Patricia Lennan. She joins us…

The Unfortunate Caroline Dickens

I am happy to welcome Brenda W Clough to the blog today! She is a prolific…

Women in History

Historical Writers Forum presented a great talk on Women in History over the weekend that I…

Colonial Dinner

A couple of weeks ago, my husband said, ‘LaSalle Grill is having a Colonial Wine Dinner.…

Aelfgyva: The Mysterious Woman of the Bayeux Tapestry

 Did you miss the Historical Writers Forum talk on the identity of Aelfgyva? Watch it now…

Legend of Nancy Morgan Hart

  The history of women during the American Revolution can be challenging to separate from myth…

Women of the American Revolution: Cover Reveal

 I am thrilled to reveal the cover for my first nonfiction book, Women of the American…

Marriage of Elizabeth Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton

Elizabeth Schuyler married Alexander Hamilton in the midst of the Revolutionary War on 14 December 1780.…

Among the Lost

Hauntings is the first anthology by the Historical Writers Forum. It was a fun challenge to…

Edenton Ladies’ Patriotic Guild

On 25 October 1774, a group of fifty-one ladies of Edenton, North Carolina, met to add…

Here There Were Dragons . . . and a ghost story challenge!

  Being involved in the publishing of Hauntings has been a great experience. It is the…

The Tragedy of Angelica Hamilton

On 25 September 1784, Alexander and Eliza Hamilton welcomed into the world their first daughter, Angelica,…

Benjamin Franklin Goes to France

  Join me in welcoming a new guest to the blog today! Steve Gnatz has written…

El Cid: Discerning Fact from Fiction

It’s a pleasure to welcome Stuart Rudge to the blog again today with some insight into…

Peggy Shippen: Vapid Flirt or Manipulative Spy?

Peggy Shippen sketched by John AndreNew York Historical Society When George Washington and his men realized…