Hey there, Readers! I know it's been a while since I posted anything. Those of you who follow me on Facebook, Insta, or Twitter know that I've gone through some pretty big life changes this year...not to mention the world-wide pandemic and lock down we have all been experiencing...but I digress! Nevertheless, a lot of … Continue reading Announcement + A Treat!
Top 2019 Reads
In 2019, I had the great pleasure of reading some really fabulous books - stories that made me laugh, made me cry, made me think, and inspired me in my own writing. Here is my list of favorites (in no particular order), both fiction and non. I highly recommend picking up any or all of … Continue reading Top 2019 Reads
Book Review: The Ship of Dreams
In the century since her tragic demise, Titanic’s story has been told time and again. From books (both fiction and non) to movies and television series, we’ve heard the tale so many times it’s hard to believe there is anything new to discover. Are there any more stones to uncover? Acclaimed historian, Gareth Russell, set … Continue reading Book Review: The Ship of Dreams
Book Review: The Dead Queen’s Club
Would you believe that I'm a fickle reader? Yeah, probably. I'm often crowing about historical accuracy. It's kind of my thing. So it surprised me when I was overcome with a desire to read The Dead Queen's Club, as I'm generally not a fan of alternative/revisionist history. But if you think DQC is either of … Continue reading Book Review: The Dead Queen’s Club
Could Dudley Knollys have been a girl?
Yes...Yes...YES! Oh man, I am over the moon about this new research by Dr. Kristin Bundesen and Jane Lawson. It's not often that we get new information on my beloved Catherine Carey Knollys, much less anything this exciting, so I was thrilled when Dr. Bundesen clued me in to her research. The discrepencies regarding the number … Continue reading Could Dudley Knollys have been a girl?
Book Review: The Outcasts of Time
The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer Homo homini daemon - man is a devil to man - that is the prevailing theme behind this moving story by historian Ian Mortimer. The Outcasts of Time opens deep in the heart of that most troubling period in English history, the time of the plagues, where we … Continue reading Book Review: The Outcasts of Time
Death of a Princess
Even though it will be twenty years ago tomorrow, I remember it almost as if it happened just yesterday. It was the summer before my 16th birthday. I had spent most of those hot, sultry days palling around with Nicole, my best friend, laying around the house...swimming in the pool...hanging out at church...or just generally … Continue reading Death of a Princess
The End of an Era
Recently, I was over at my favorite geek-hangout, Nerdalicious, talking about my favorite episodes of the Moffat Era on Doctor Who. Stop over and check it out: http://nerdalicious.com.au/whovian-news/doctor-who-moffat-era-adriennes-top-five/
The Black Legend of Lady Jane Rochford
Today I am over at Queen Anne Boleyn talking about the sources traditionally used to paint Jane Boleyn as a vile, grasping villain. It's time we reconsider what those sources say about a woman who was just as much a victim as Anne and George Boleyn. To read more, follow the link below: http://queenanneboleyn.com/2017/05/15/black-legend-lady-rochford-adrienne-dillard-2/http://queenanneboleyn.com/2017/05/15/black-legend-lady-rochford-adrienne-dillard-2/
*SQUEE* This was my favorite article to write! I would love nothing more than to cast a movie based on my books. Who would you cast? Head on over to QueenAnneBoleyn.com to see my picks!