The Authors Stripped Bare

Well, not really, but here’s the author reveal for Sexuality & Its Impact on History: The British Stripped Bare. My apologies to the more reserved members of our squad. Enjoy & order the book today!


Emma Haddon-Wright 

Godiva: Lady, Legend, Legacy


 Emma Haddon-Wright discovered her love for history through reading fiction. Her inquisitive nature led her to realise that she had a love of research and exploration which lead her to study Medieval to Modern European History. She graduated with a special interest in material culture and global heritage and a keen interest in the establishment of empires and naval history. She looks forward to learning more as she begins her Masters degree.

She also has a deep passion for architectural history, renaissance art, ecclesiastical buildings, and generally roaming cemeteries and the countryside looking for local folklore and places of interest. Emma shares her adventures via social media, often live streaming via Periscope to bring her passion to a wider audience.

Emma lives in South West of England with her husband, children, and dog and would like to mention that her hair colour is NOT guaranteed!

You can find her on Twitter:

Annie Whitehead 

Rioting in the Harlot’s Embrace: 

Matrimony & Sanctimony in Anglo-Saxon England

AW 2018

Annie Whitehead spends her life researching and writing about Anglo-Saxon history; the kingdom of Mercia in particular. She has an Honours Degree in History, is an editor for English Historical Fiction Authors, the winner of the Historical Writers’ Association/Dorothy Dunnett Award, and is a member of the Royal Historical Society. She’s written three novels set in Mercia, blogs at Casts Light upon the Shadow, and was a previous Independent Author Network Book of the Year Finalist. She is currently writing a history of Mercia to be published in the autumn of 2018.

Find her online at these sites:






Jessica Cale

The Art of Courtly Love: The Ideal and Practice of Love in the Middle Ages

Jessica Cale

Jessica Cale is a romance author, editor, and historian based in North Carolina. Originally from Minnesota, she lived in Wales for several years where she earned a B.A. in History and an MFA in Creative Writing while climbing castles and photographing mines for history magazines. She kidnapped (“married”) her very own British prince (close enough) and is enjoying her happily ever after with him in a place where no one understands his accent. She is the editor of Dirty, Sexy History and you can visit her at:

Maryanne Coleman

The Tudor Marriage Game


Maryanne Coleman lives in the English countryside and can be found mainly digging in archives, or her garden. Her passions are King Arthur, Shakespeare and Kit Marlowe. She has many degrees, mainly in English Literature, Tudor History, and Elizabethan Theatre. She isn’t online, so no need to look for her. Although she may often be found at Heathrow Airport waiting on a flight to the French Riviera or sometimes to Barbados.

 Judith Arnopp

These Bloody Days: The Relationship between Anne Boleyn & Thomas Wyatt

JAthe red queen

Judith Arnopp’s life-long passion for history eventually led her to the University of Wales where she gained a B.A. in English and Creative Writing, and a Masters in Medieval History.

Her first novel, Peaceweaver was published in 2009, quickly followed by two others. Her best-selling Tudor novel, The Winchester Goose lead her to create five more novels covering the lives of Anne Boleyn, Katheryn Parr and Elizabeth of York. The King’s Mother is the third book in The Beaufort Chronicles a trilogy following the fascinating life of Margaret Beaufort. She is researching her eleventh novel.

Judith’s non-fiction work has been published in various historical anthologies and she is active online. Follow her on social media:  

Gayle Hulme

The Marriages of Mary Queen of Scots


Gayle Hulme was born and brought up in Glasgow, Scotland and after many years of soaking up island life in Jersey, Channel Islands she returned to Scotland via historic Warwickshire, England.  Back in bonnie Scotland she now enjoys hanging out with husband Paul, son Jamie and two silly, but adorable dogs, Millie and Spot. Weekdays are spent motivating women as a group fitness instructor.

She spends weekends travelling the UK investigating dusty corners of historical castles, palaces and museums.  Her passions and fascinations are hugely diverse.  In the morning she could be reading about her favourite royal heroine Queen Anne Boleyn and by the afternoon she might be at Ibrox Stadium cheering on the Glasgow Rangers FC.  By evening she could be away with the fairies or learning about ancient Hawaiian wisdom.

Find her at:

Dr. Beth Lynne

Succession, Confusion and Ramifications: Who Should Wear the Crown?

Beth Airplane

Dr. Beth Lynne is a freelance editor and author. She has worked with writers in a range of genres since 2011, including dissertations. She has a Bachelors in English (SUNY Albany), Masters in Elementary Education, Special Education (LIU/CUNY Queens), Education Administration, and a doctorate in Education Leadership (Rowan University).

Originally from New York, Beth worked as a teacher in the New York City Public Schools before moving to New Jersey, where she worked teaching social studies, science, math, and English to a variety of grade levels. She decided to pursue her passion and self-published four books on Amazon. During this time, she discovered her forte was editing. Thus, BZ Hercules, named after her pets at the time, was born! Beth devoted herself to the art of examining the work of others, creating e-books and print books. This venture has been so successful it enabled her to retire from teaching in 2017.

Beth currently lives in sunny Florida with her husband, daughter, and several pets. She spends her spare time walking her dogs, exploring amazing restaurants, watching movies, shopping and writing whenever possible.

Contact her at these sites:

Hunter S. Jones

Lips of Flame & Heart of Stone: 

The Impact of Prostitution in Victorian Britain and its Global Influence


Hunter S, Jones is passionate about the history of romance, science and music, a.k.a. sex, drugs and rock & roll. She has a popular history blog, and is a historian for Past Preservers Casting. When she isn’t writing, talking or tweeting about kings, queens and rock stars, she’s living the dream in Atlanta, Georgia with her Scottish born husband.

She is delighted to work with the talented team of Emma Haddon-Wright, Annie Whitehead, Jessica Cale, Maryanne Coleman, Judith Arnopp, Gayle Hulme, and Dr. Beth Lynne.

To find out more, follow her on social media: 

Sexuality & Its Impact on History: The British Stripped Bare can be preordered here >> <<

Watch for upcoming announcements about ebook & Audible versions!



29 Comments on “The Authors Stripped Bare

  1. I love reading anything to do with British history so I’m intrigued to read these authors ! Thanks for sharing this info! I enjoy knowing something of the authors of books I read .

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  2. This book sounds very interesting. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I started to read this post, but I find history fascinating and this is an aspect of it that we didn’t really explore in history lessons at school.

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  3. This sounds like a really interesting book, with a great team of authors behind it. I love reading about history, and it’s great when authors go ‘against society’s grain’ with their focus. Congratulations and the best of luck!

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  4. This sounds like a really interesting book, with a great team of authors behind it. I love reading about history, and it’s great when authors go ‘against society’s grain’ with their focus. Congratulations and the best of luck!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Sounds like a very interesting read, and an extremely talented and dynamic team of authors. Congratulations on such a wonderful achievement.

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