Scoping out Warwick Castle for a Heist #Anthology #HistoricalFiction @HistFictioneers

In “Honour of Thieves”, one of the stories in the historical anthology Betrayed, highwayman James Hart plans a heist and has to break into Warwick Castle. During the English Civil War, the castle served as a Parliamentarian garrison, so it’s imperative that James doesn’t get caught. He’s a staunch Royalist with a price on his head. I love heist movies like The Italian Job and Ocean’s Eleven. They’re like a clever puzzle where you don’t see the full picture until the last piece is snapped into place. A proper heist involves meticulous planning and requires the ability to find vulnerabilities…

Review – Traitors Knot by Cryssa Bazos

I’m extremely grateful for all reviews and especially when the reviewer takes the time to blog about it. I wanted to share this exceptional review by Chicks Rogues and Scandals. It’s not every day that your characters’ love for each other is compared to Cathy and Heathcliffe! Thank you Frankie for this very thoughtful review!

Historical Fiction Book of the Year

2017 saw the fulfilment of my dream to see my debut novel published. I had the pleasure and excitement to see it climb up in the Amazon bestseller charts, and most especially, hear what readers had to say about it. I think that was my biggest excitement this year, knowing that people were reading my novel and losing themselves in the world I had created. Which is why I am entirely thrilled to be awarded the 2017 Coffee Pot Award for Historical Fiction Book of the Year. I share this year’s award with another Endeavour Press author, Johanna Craven, author…

The Diamonds of Sint-Nicholaas

A new land with the promise of a fresh beginning beckons—or does it? Following on from the pages of Traitor’s Knot, find out what awaits James and Elizabeth Hart in the Netherlands. “The Diamonds of Sint-Nicholaas” is an exclusive short story written for and featured in the Diamond Tales advent series from Discovering Diamonds. I really enjoyed writing it and having the opportunity to share with you how I saw their first month in The Hague. I hope you enjoy the story! To read “The Diamonds of Sint-Nicholaas”, click here.

Fall in love with Historical Fiction 

 Today is the day!  Passages to the Past is hosting a FB historical fiction party starting at 3pm EST today! There’s an amazing line-up of historical fiction authors waiting to chat about books and history…did I mention there will be giveaways? Do pop in and join the conversation! I’ll be officially on at 7:45pm. I’ll be giving away an eBook copy of Traitor’s Knot and a photobooklet I created with pictures and words inspired by the story.  Here’s the link to the FB site – Fall in Love with Historical Fiction.  Hope to “see” you then!