Today, I'm delighted to host a guest post from Melissa Oliver about her journey to publication. Melissa's debut novel, The Rebel Heiress and the Knight, was published in June this year. Over to you, Melissa... In Pursuit of Happy Ever After? Melissa Oliver My journey to publishing has been a long and winding road but then again, I wouldn’t have it any other way. That pivotal moment when it all came together was the sum of everything my life had been- up until the moment I wa
Today we visit 19th Century Egypt with historical novelist Jane Jackson. Jane's latest novel, ‘The Master’s Wife,’ the sequel to 'The Consul's Daughter' in her 'Captain's Honour' series, is published by Accent Press. I asked Jane to tell us about 'The Master's Wife,' and wondered if the location of a story was important to her as a writer. Jane Writes: Location is a vital element in each of my books. My aim is to create a story that could only have happened to that couple in
Today I'm joined by a fellow Accent Press author, historical novelist Tom Williams, to chat about his new novel, Back Home. Me: Hi Tom, and welcome to 'Shelby Writes.' What would be the elevator pitch for Back Home? Tom: Hi Lynne, My elevator pitch for Back Home is: John Williamson returns from a lifetime of colonial administration in the Far East to discover the division between the powerful and the powerless is just as marked back home. Me: Where does the story take place?