Aug 26

The Saint and the BEAST by Kathryn Le Veque

This week marks the 586th anniversary of Joan of Arc’s triumphant entry into Paris. To celebrate, my friend and colleague Kathryn Le Veque takes us back in time to tell us about a book she based on this unusual woman’s life. Sounds weird, right? A Saint and a Beast. Kind of a ‘let’s eat hot dogs and …

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Aug 19

Celebrating a New Release with Food by Heather Hiestand

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My guest today is Heather Hiestand, author of the popular Redcakes series. Great to be here, Anna. One commenter will win a download from Amazon or Barnes & Noble of Marquess of Cake, Redcakes’ #1! My poor, tragic heroine, Matilda Redcake. The heroine of Redcakes #6, Wedding Matilda, has had small parts in most of the …

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Aug 12

An Adventure in Time Travel by Anna Markland


This week I have an opportunity to be my own guest! My latest book, Highland Tides is out this week. It’s my first foray into Time Travel and I had a lot of fun writing it. I have to be honest and tell you that Time Travel isn’t a genre that normally appeals to me …

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Aug 05

Something Old, Something New by Claire Delacroix


Many thanks to my friend and colleague, Claire Delacroix for stepping in to fill an unexpected opening today. Good to be here, Anna. One of my favorite elements of writing linked series is getting to know the secondary characters better with each successive book, until they require their own stories to be sold. The characterizations …

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Jul 29

Turn of the Century Life by Dorothy Callahan

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I’m pleased to welcome Dorothy Callahan as my guest. Hi, Anna, and thank you for having me here! I’m excited to share a bit about my time travel re-release, LOVING OUT OF TIME: Extended Version, and my characters Cody and Anya. Chances are—if you’re reading this—you’ve survived Y2K. You remember the last century. Honesty, our …

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Jul 22

Life at the Edge of the Roman Empire by Sandra Schwab


Please welcome Sandra Schwab. Thanks for having me as your guest, Anna. When I was eight years old, I fell in love with Rosemary Sutcliff’s wonderful historical novels. Many of them—including The Eagle of the Ninth from 1954 and Frontier Wolf from 1980—are set in Roman Britain. Thus, from an early age, I developed a great …

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