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Why I Don’t Write About Pirates

Not sure why, but I am suddenly surrounded by pirates. My Kindle is loaded with a bunch of pirate-themed books and my husband and I…

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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

I’ve been reading a lot of Erie Canal history recently, which means I have also been reading a lot about the Great Lakes. The period…

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Preserving the Skills

There was a lot of talk back in the early 1900s about losing the skillset needed to sail large wooden vessels. As sailing ships were…

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Canadian Confederate Cruiser

I confess to being a history geek. There is never too much detail in a book, as far as I am concerned — that’s what…

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Freedom is on the Way

Ready to follow Captain Jane on her next adventure? She is on her way to the Chesapeake with her loyal crew and trouble brewing, of…

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Creating the Look

One of the challenges of writing historical fiction is imagining the world of the 1820s. What did people wear? How did they talk? My protagonist,…

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