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Historical Fiction | Historical Fiction

vanitha-sankaran's picture
Jan.26.2010
The daughter of a papermaker in a small French village in the year 1320—mute from birth and forced to shun normal society—young Auda finds solace and escape in the wonder of the written word. Believed to be cursed by those who embrace ignorance and superstition, Auda's very survival is a testament...
terence-hawkins's picture
Jan.10.2010
A reading from The Rage of Achilles at Cyberpunk Apocalypse, a writers' group in Pittsburgh. It was early December and the heat wasn't working. Hence my reference at the outset.
sherry-jones's picture
Dec.23.2009
Before dying, Muhammad left his jeweled sword, al-Ma'thur, to A'isha, telling her to use it in the jihad to come. But what if the jihad is against her own people? After 20 years of distrust and anger, can A'isha and Ali come together to preserve the future of their people and their faith—or will...
jess-wells's picture
Nov.30.2009
Here's an introduction to my new novel, tentatively titled "The Gong Farmer's Tale." It dramatizes the early years of Christine de Pizan, a brilliant woman of 14th century France who was the first woman to make her living as a writer. And hats off to the San Francisco Arts Commission for providing...
dave-jensen's picture
Sep.28.2009
In this enthralling reimagining of Jane Austen’s unfinished work “Lady Susan,” Lady Vernon and her daughter must navigate a society where a woman’s security is at the mercy of an entail, where love is hindered by misunderstanding, where marriage can never be entirely isolated from money, yet where...
maria-pita's picture
Sep.24.2009
Book Trailer for "Truth is the Soul of the Sun - A Biographical Novel of Hatshepsut-Maatkare." The story of the female pharaoh as never told before.
monika-rice's picture
Jul.26.2009
The video shows images of Glastonbury, England, the legendary Avalon and the setting for the novel "Vessel of the Fish". Since the sudden death of her father and her only sister, Sophia Byrne is haunted by dark dreams. An ancient legend leads the science teacher to Avalon where she is drawn into a...
monika-rice's picture
Jul.26.2009
The video features images of Glastonbury, England, the legendary Avalon and the setting for the novel "Vessel of the Fish". Since the sudden death of her father and her only sister, Sophia Byrne is haunted by dark dreams. An ancient legend leads the science teacher to Avalon where she is drawn into...
c-m-mayo's picture
Jul.01.2009
Trailer for C.M. Mayo's novel, The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (Unbridled Books, 2009)