History Category

Terence Hawkins and The Rage of Achilles

Recently, I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting Terence Hawkins in a writing group. We share a mutual passion for history and writing, so we were probably bound to meet at some point, and I’m thrilled that it happened sooner rather than later. He is absolutely brilliant.  Ideas drive all of Terence Hawkins’ work. His latest […]

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Interview with an Author featuring Deb Hunter

Originally posted on The Literary Vixen:
The Literary Vixen presents… ? Joining us today is Deb Hunter! Her story, Fables: A Tudor Fairytale is on Kindle Vella and available now. What inspired you to start writing? Hi! Great question. It’s something I’ve always done *giggle* more like a compulsion than inspiration.  I just don’t know why…

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Fables: A Tudor Fairytale

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn. Their love changed history. Max King & Daisy Colston. Not so much. They despise each other as they play the part of the fabled lovers in a film considered the-next-big-thing about the legendary Tudor affair. A chance encounter at a New Orleans tarot shop…

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Local Author Named as Consultant to Picnooga

Marion County, Tenn. – Picnooga today announced that USA Today best-selling author and historian Deb Hunter is onboard as a consultant. The Atlanta resident is Source: Local Author Named as Consultant to Picnooga

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Taking A Chance On Kindle Vella

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Midsummer Magic in Tudor England

“Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass.” — William Shakespeare, A MidSummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare wrote of the enchantments of summer solstice. Each year, on a day between June 20-June 24, we have solstice — the longest day of the year. This day has been celebrated throughout history as a day of magic. […]

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Book Review: Phoenix Rising (a novel of Anne Boleyn) by Hunter S Jones

Originally posted on Brooklyn.the.bookworm:
90 pages Published in 2015 5 out of 5 stars Sypnosis from Goodreads: The last hour of Anne Boleyn’s life… Court intrigue, revenge and all the secrets of the last hour are revealed as one queen falls and another rises to take her place on destiny’s stage. A young…

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The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Rare surviving piece of dress once worn by Elizabeth I currently on display at Hampton Court Palace alongside world-famous Rainbow PortraitFollowing a three-year conservation project by Historic Royal Palaces, the spectacular Bacton Altar Cloth is on display at Elizabeth I’s former home this autumn, united for the first time…

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King and Collector

‘Packed with absorbing detail and brilliant insights … I was gripped from the first paragraph’ Alison Weir  ‘Beautifully written and impeccably … King and Collector

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Medicine, Magic and Music

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
The Healing Properties of Music Observed in the Lives of Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots & Elizabeth I by Hunter S. Jones When we think of Tudor England, various images flash through our mind. Kings, many queens, dashing courtiers, spies, and ruthless intrigues enter the mix. Add a…

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