Ancient Egypt

The (Not Quite) True Story of the Real Cinderella By Libbie Hawker

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Ancient Egypt, Featured Book, Historical Research, Historical Tidbits | 2 comments

I’m a big fan of podcasts. I listen to them whenever I get the chance—while I’m going for walks, working in my garden, cleaning the house, or traveling to the mainland to take care of all the errands and chores I can’t do here on the island. Not too long ago, I came across a podcast called Disney Story Origins, a well-produced and fascinating show that explores the real history behind all the best-loved Disney films. Sadly, the podcast hasn’t had any recent updates, but it led me to research the source material behind of many of the films that hadn’t yet been covered by Disney Story Origins....

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Priestesses and Prostitutes: Four Novels of Ancient Times

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome | Comments Off on Priestesses and Prostitutes: Four Novels of Ancient Times

Priestesses and Prostitutes, a boxed set that contains a novella and three novels by members of the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative, is only 99 cents until March 31. This boxed set can be found on Kindle, Kobo, iTunes, and Nook. ♦♦♦♦♦ Two women struggle for survival and understanding in the wake of Mt. Vesuvius’s eruption in The Whore by Stephanie Dray. A young Egyptian woman is chosen as the Pharaoh’s wife, igniting the fury of her sister in Libbie Hawker’s The Sekhmet Bed. In The Year-God’s Daughter by Rebecca Lochlann, a young Cretan bull-dancer is caught between two fated lovers....

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Historical Fiction Holiday Boxed Sets

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in 19th Century U.S., 19th England, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Medieval Great Britain, World War Two | Comments Off on Historical Fiction Holiday Boxed Sets

Several of our members have put together books in their historical fiction series as boxed set that provide the reader with a significant discount and work well as holiday gifts. Enjoy!   Jewish Regency Mystery: Holiday Boxed Set by Libi Astaire If you’re not yet acquainted with the Jewish Regency Mystery Series, this is a great way to get introduced. Included in the holiday box set are: TEMPEST IN THE TEA ROOM: “[A] highly recommended page-turner” —Jewish Book Council In this full-length novel set in Regency London, a young Jewish physician is accused of poisoning his wealthy patient,...

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Historical Fiction StoryBundle

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in 17th-18th Century Europe, 19th Century U.S., 19th England, Ancient Egypt, Japan, Medieval Great Britain, South America | Comments Off on Historical Fiction StoryBundle

In case you haven’t heard of them, StoryBundle offers readers a chance to discover quality books by independent authors in a particular theme. These bundles are put together and are available for a limited time. The reader can look at the basic bundle and decide how much they would like to pay, whether they would like to also obtain the bonus books, and whether they would like to donate some of the money raised to charity. I can’t help but be proud of the fact that in this Story Bundle, one of the few so far that feature historical fiction books, that four of the seven authors and six of the...

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