Author Interviews

Author L.J. Cohen and the Making of FUTURE TENSE + Giveaway

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog | 9 comments

I’m so pleased to welcome fellow author and writing partner L.J. Cohen to Between the Sheets today. Lisa shares her journey in writing her recently released her YA contemporary fantasy FUTURE TENSE, a wonderful book about an inner city boy who sees the futures of those he cares about–but is powerless to stop. Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win a print copy or an e-book. Winners will be announced Friday, Feb 28th. About the Book In the ten years since his parents died in...

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Guest Author Marci Jefferson + Girl on the Golden Coin

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog | 0 comments

I’m so happy to welcome my dear friend and talented author Marci Jefferson to Between the Sheets. Her debut novel GIRL ON THE GOLDEN COIN releases today! Publisher’s Weekly gave it a starred review and says ““Jefferson’s intoxicating first novel superbly draws readers into the mischief and maneuverings, loyalties and treacheries, and lust and hostility of powerful 17th century kings and scheming court sycophants…this is an exciting, solid debut.” About the...

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Author Lynn Cullen & MRS. POE

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Author Interviews, Blog | 2 comments

I am delighted to welcome author Lynn Cullen to the blog today. She is a multi-award-winning author and a very lovely person. I had the pleasure of meeting her in person at her book launch party in Manhattan. And what fun that was–a gothic clothing gallery housed the event. I gobbled up the delicious cheese and later, her evocative novel Mrs. Poe. About the Book New York, 1845. Mr. Poe’s “The Raven” is all the literary rage-the success of which a struggling poet like Frances Osgood...

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Author Jennifer Laam & THE SECRET DAUGHTER OF THE TSAR

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Author Interviews, Blog | 0 comments

I’m excited to welcome author Jennifer Laam to Between the Sheets today. Her debut historical novel, THE SECRET DAUGHTER OF THE TSAR, releases today from St. Martin’s Griffin. I’ve been drooling over this cover since it was released. I can’t wait to tear into this book. About the Book Jennifer seamlessly braids together the stories of three women — Veronica, Lena, and Charlotte — and imagines an alternate history for the Romanov family – one in which a secret fifth...

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Debra Brown & Castles, Customs, and Kings

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Author Interviews, Blog | 5 comments

Today we welcome Debra Brown, co-editor and contributor to the nonfiction anthology CASTLES, CUSTOMS, AND KINGS. Debra is the founder of the English Historical Fiction Authors, a site packed with articles from some of historical fiction’s most popular authors including Elizabeth Chadwick, Anne O’Brien, Nancy Bilyeau, and so many more. So Debra, tell us… About the Book A compilation of essays from the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book provides a wealth of...

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16th Century Virtual Potluck & The Serpent and the Pearl

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Author Interviews, Foodie Advice | 21 comments

16th Century Virtual Potluck & The Serpent and the Pearl

Today, a handful of food-loving readers have gathered together to celebrate the latest release by Kate Quinn, THE SERPENT AND THE PEARL. One of the three protagonists was a chef! (Be still my beating heart.) A chef who gushed over the odors of foods and the rhythm of 16th century kitchens, specialty dishes, and the carefully guarded family recipes she recreated. In other words, MUSIC TO MY EARS. So we bloggers read the novel (I gobbled it up) and chose a dish we wanted to recreate, then we all...

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