Until recently, I was never much interested in the Georgian era. It was just a stop on the way from the perennially popular Tudors and Stuarts to Queen Victoria and the Industrial Revolution. But recently I have been lent one or two choice Georgian history books by friends and my…

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For most people October the 31st means one thing – Halloween. However, it would be a bit silly to assume that throughout history nothing else happened on this date. On October the 31st 1942 Mount Rushmore was completed; on October the 31st 1922 Mussolini was made Prime Minister of Italy;…

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I have long been a fan of historical fiction – in fact, I rarely read a book that hasn’t got some sort of historical aspect to it. As I’m new to this blogging malarkey, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you my top historical fiction authors in…

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