All articles about Historical fiction

Copper Fire – Author Interview – Suzanne Woods Fisher

Paperback Writer is enjoying a visit from Suzanne Woods Fisher author of the historical fiction novel Copper Fire. Suzanne is sharing with us how she came up with the idea for her book and how she develops her characters. ABOUT THE BOOK: On a summer day in 1945, Louisa Gordon receives a telegram from the International Red Cross Tracing Service. Her young cousin, Elisabeth, has just been released from Dachau a concentration camp, and Louisa is her only remaining relative. Determined to go to war-torn Germany to retrieve her cousin, Louisa is also on a mission to discover the whereabouts of Friedrich Mueller, a Nazi sympathizer who fled Copper Springs, Arizona. What Louisa never expected was to meet the man she had once loved and now hated. Hi Suzanne, Welcome to Paperback Writer Thanks for hosting me today! Will you share with us how you came up with the idea

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West Across the Board – author interview – Andrew Jalbert

Paperback Writer is pleased to introduce the author for today, Andrew Jalbert, author of the historical fiction novel, West Across the Board. Award winning freelancer Andrew Jalbert has been a professional archaeologist and scuba instructor for over 15 years. During that time, he has worked throughout the Great Lakes, the Caribbean, Central America, Southern Africa, the Florida Keys, and Hawaii. His work focuses on tropical subjects–both above and below the water–and he is a regular contributor to scuba diving, natural history, fitness, and travel magazines. Andrew currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin.   West Across the Board synopsis:  What are the elements of friendship that last a lifetime-the mysterious connection that can outlast great distances and more than half a century of separation to bring friends back together?    For Lázaro, a salty Cuban mariner and Dominic, a brilliant Chicago engineer, the answers can be found in the game of chess.

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The Heretic – author interview – Andrew Feder

Paperback Writer welcomes Andrew Feder, author of historical fiction novel The Heretic as he continues on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion.     The Heretic Synopsis: Women flock adoringly to him. Men fear his battlefield prowess. He believes in a monotheistic, infinite God and he’s the best friend of the most powerful man in the world. However, in his time, he was considered not only a hero, but a heretic as well. Meet Aias, the unsung hero behind Alexander the Great, in Andrew Feder’s gripping new novel, “The Heretic.”     “The Heretic” is both a thrilling mystery adventure and a powerful cultural commentary, because though Feder’s fictional war hero Aias’ religious and sexual practices would be typical today, in ancient Greece, where polytheism and homosexuality were the prominent cultural mores, he was considered an outright heretic. This thought-provoking novel whisks readers back in

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Author Interview –

 Paperback Writer is pleased to announce historical fiction author, Catherine Delors, author of Mistress of the Revolution. She has graceously agreed to an interview on her virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion. Hi Catherine Delors,   Welcome to Paperback Writer    Will you share with us how you came up with the idea for this book?    Serendipity. Or fate, whatever you want to call it. It all started with a conversation with my father, a few months before his death. We were talking about a street in the little mountain of Vic, where I spent my summers as a child. The street in question was named after Pierre-André Coffinhal, a historical character of whom I knew nothing. My father told me that he had been Vice President of the Revolutionary Tribunal, a position of some prominence. That piqued my curiosity, and I began to dig around for information about

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The Originals – Author Interview – William Hay

  Paperback Writer is please to announce today's author William Hay, author of The Originals, a military historical fiction novels. This is his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion.   THE ORIGINALS SYNOPSIS: The Originals is the story of the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry through the eyes of William Dawson, a Canadian-born, Boer War veteran, at the outset of the First World War. He enlists with the newly formed Princess Pats’ recruiting only veterans and ex-regular soldiers. For Canadians, the Patricias epitomize the strong imperialist feelings still prevalent in some corners of the young nation, but for the British Army, they are experienced, battle hardened soldiers; rare jewels among the sea of untrained civilians flooding the recruiting offices. When the Patricias arrive on the frontline in the winter of 1915, the Great War is in its infancy; trench warfare still at its most primitive stage. It is during

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