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My new book: a biography of Queen Catherine Howard

21 April 2017

As readers of this blog will know, for the last few years I have been working on a biography of Henry VIII's fifth wife, Queen Catherine Howard. I am so very happy that 2017 is the...

"The Shadow of the Cross" by Dmitry Yakhovsky

8 December 2016

I am delighted to host new author Dmitry Yakhovsky on his book tour to promote his debut book, The Shadow of the Cross: Imprisonment. Along with penning the novel, Dmitry is also a...

Kyra Kramer discusses Tudor England's "boy king"

19 November 2016

As part of MadeGlobal's series of book tours, I have the pleasure of hosting a stop and guest post from medical anthropologist and author, Kyra Kramer. Her first book, Blood Will Tell,...

Samantha Morris's new book on Cesare Borgia

17 November 2016

Today, I am very happy to host the first of two blog tours from Made Global. Today, we have a guest post from Samantha Morris, who has written on Cesare Borgia, the notorious yet fascinating...