I have heard that sales of historicals are down; that the historical is dead or dying. I attribute the death of the historical to the fact that there has been a publishing concentration in one sub genre and one location (Regency England) that the nothing in the historical market is ... more >
There are two competing factions in the ebook reading industry. No, not authors v. readers or readers v. publishers (that story is for tomorrow ;) ), it’s IDPF v. OpenReader. The idea is to create an ebook standard that would enable customers to buy any book from any online source ... more >
It’s the end of Daylight Savings Time. Set your clocks back 1 hour tonight.
James Webb is the author of several “historical novels that describe wartime horrors in Vietnam and people dealing with the aftermath of combat.” (MSNBC). His opponent, Sen. George Allen, is now urging Virginia residents to vote against Webb on the basis of his books containing explicit sex scenes. I hope ... more >
Dear Readers, For those interested in trying Dinah Dean who don’t want to pay a fortune for her Russian set Regency books, this is one that was reissued in the US and which is easier (and cheaper) to find. It’s a sweet, more old fashioned type of book (it was ... more >