Guest Post: Early-Modern Crime (and Punishment) in “The Raven’s Seal” I’m back from New Zealand and–totally by coincidence–I’m hosting a New Zealand author. As readers of this blog know, I’m a Dickens fan. I can’t get enough of his quirky characters, … Continue reading

Guest Post: Enid Shomer on “The Twelve Rooms of the Nile” I just finished The Twelve Rooms of the Nile, a novel about the imagined meeting of Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert when they both traveled the fabled river–before they … Continue reading