16 January 2015
New & Noteworthy: January 16
Happy New Year to all our readers!
• Ian Lipke announces four novels now available through amazon.com. NARGUN and NATHAN tell the story of two Australian aborigines (father and son) in nineteenth century Australia; LEST EVIL PREVAIL and A KILLER CALLS are crime novels set in twentieth century Australia. To learn more about Ian and his writing, visit astutewriting-today.com.
• Jennifer Mueller has reprinted several more titles, including stories set in the Byzantine age and Medici Italy. Visit jennifermuellerbooks.com to see the full list of titles.
• Kim Rendfeld's latest release THE ASHES OF HEAVEN'S PILLAR was recently given a glowing review at BookStopCorner. You can read the full review here.
• Unusual Historicals contributors Lisa J. Yarde, Judith Starkston, and Kim Rendfeld, along with author Sam Thomas, will present the panel "Midwifery: Magic or Medicine?" during the Historical Novel Society North American Conference, June 26-28 in Denver. The panelists will discuss the practice of midwifery as a reflection of individual societies during the ancient world, the early and late medieval periods, and the mid-seventeenth century. For more information about the 2015 HNS Conference, see hns-conference.org.