17 February 2017

New & Noteworthy: February 17

Lots of news from our contributors this month!

Laura Rahme interviewed Lisa J. Yarde this week at her blog Teranga and Sun, where they discussed writing, reading, the Historical Novel Society, and some of Lisa's novels, including the upcoming final volume in her Sultana series, SULTANA: THE WHITE MOUNTAINS. You can check out the full interview here: This week on the Writer's Couch: Lisa J. Yarde

Libbie Hawker is celebrating the recent release of her newest title, WHITE LOTUS, from Running Rabbit Press. Congratulations Libbie! You can learn more about Libbie and her books, including WHITE LOTUS, at her Amazon Author Page. Welcome to Unusual Historicals, Libbie!

J. K. Knauss is proud to announce that she has been granted a residency at the prestigious women writers' retreat Hypatia-in-the-Woods in September. Meanwhile, the Seven Noble Knights book launch continues with a great review by the Historical Novel Society, an interview with the Book Doctors via the Huffington Post, a fun interview with author Seymour Hamilton, and a full-page appearance in the Saint Helens Chronicle. A local book club is reading Seven Noble Knights in February, and J. K.'s blog will be sure to report back on the literary insights and Spanish cuisine. And finally, if you're in Massachusetts on May 3rd, don't miss J.K. reading from Seven Noble Knights at the Harvard Book Store with memoirist Nadine Kenney on a perfect theme for Mother's Day.

Alison Morton's Roma Nova Series I-III set (INCEPTIO, PERFIDITAS, and SUCCESSIO) was released on February 10 at a value price. If you haven't read the first three Roma Nova novels, this is great way to start. Links: Amazon | iTunes | Nook | Kobo  In other news, Alison was recently interviewed by Angela Wren about writing alternate history, and by Heather Campbell about receiving the BRAG Medallion. Last but not least, Alison also announces a new home for her ROMA NOVA books: Pulcheria Press, launched February 3. Congrats Alison!