On the anniversary of Peterloo, a free read

A protest march in 2009 inspired me to find stories of protest with women participants from earlier days. For my novel An Untitled Lady, I settled on events during the Continue ReadingOn the anniversary of Peterloo, a free read

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2016 Peterloo remembrance an act of creation

Each year, people gather in Manchester to remember the massive gathering there on 16 August 1819, when a meeting to demand political change turned into a bloodbath when local militia Continue Reading2016 Peterloo remembrance an act of creation

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Prelude to Peterloo: Reformers call for peaceable assembly

FELLOW COUNTRYMEN: … The eyes of all England, nay, of all Europe, are fixed upon you: and every friend of real Reform and of rational Liberty, is tremblingly alive to Continue ReadingPrelude to Peterloo: Reformers call for peaceable assembly

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Getting the details right: Peterloo

One of the reasons I chose to write about the Manchester protest later called Peterloo in An Untitled Lady was that there were quite a few good sources on the Continue ReadingGetting the details right: Peterloo

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Prelude to Peterloo: Reformers call a Meeting

[First paragraphs] Manchester PUBLIC MEETING. A REQUISITION having been presented to the Boroughreeve and Constables of Manchester, signed by above 700 Inhabitant Householders in a few hours, requesting them to Continue ReadingPrelude to Peterloo: Reformers call a Meeting

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Now in Print

The new trade paperback of AN UNTITLED LADY is available today on Createspace, Amazon US, Amazon UK, and elsewhere. The cover looks lovely, the page layout is gorgeous, and the book feels Continue ReadingNow in Print

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Remembering Peterloo

While writing my sprawling romantic historical An Untitled Lady, I arranged to travel to Manchester, England, the week of 16 August 2010, the 190th anniversary of the big protest march Continue ReadingRemembering Peterloo

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An Untitled Lady cover reveal

Releasing this Tuesday, March 3, exclusively on Amazon. Audiobook available via Amazon/Audible.  

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Help me decide on a new cover

UPDATE: We have a winner! Choice B was by far preferred, with bits from A and D added. Many, many thanks for your input — it was a huge help. Continue ReadingHelp me decide on a new cover

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Catch my post on Peterloo over at Musa

A wreath in remembrance of Peterloo, 16 Aug 1819, laid on 16 Aug 2010 beneath the commemorative plaque in Manchester. I took these photos during my research trip for An Untitled Continue ReadingCatch my post on Peterloo over at Musa

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