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Arfie 5.0 out of 5 stars: Wonderful Sense of History July 15, 2019 Format: Kindle Edition Amazon In general, I avoid historical novels. There is usually a strong sense of artificiality about them. However, Loretta Goldberg’s The Reversible Mask” is a tour de force. I came to it through my interest in the Middle Ages, …

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“Book Excellence Award Finalist Book Title: The Reversible Mask: An Elizabethan Spy Novel Category: Historical (From) hundreds of entries from around the world (and) your book was selected for its high-quality writing, design and market appeal.”

Thrilling HNSNA 2019 Conference June 20-22

Three days of revelatory seminar sessions, meeting friends and colleagues, good food and an Olympic length swimming pool in the gorgeous Gaylord Conference Center in Maryland, overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. For me the most enlightening workshops were by Alma Katsu: Upping the Ante: Creating and sustaining conflict. A former intelligence analyst, she posited four kinds …


5-day Kindle sale 99c/99p, Thursday 6/20 to Monday 6/24! Fun introductory video with period sound effects and visuals, professional actor reading, at the Anne Boleyn Files, June 20th.


June 4: My first PEN WOMEN of AMERICA annual branch lunch. Fourteen awesomely talented artists and writers attended. From left: Christina Britton Conroy, award-winning author, actress and musician; me; Joan O’Sullivan Lengyel, researcher and illustrator of old movie theaters; Michele Bonelli, painter of large scale non-representational canvases. The tiramisu is Christina’s, not mine. To those …