perf6.000x9.000.inddI am a novelist and book reviewer. I set my historical fiction and mysteries during the period of the Trojan War and Hittite Empire.

As enjoyable background for the interested reader, I have posted history pieces about the life of this fascinating place and time—everything from the roles of women, mythology, recipes, and books for further research to who the Hittites were and whether there really was a Trojan War.

What’s New:

Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom July 12-July 18

My favorites from around the web this week: Mycenaean and Etruscan archaeology, Elizabeth I comes alive in Barbara Kyle’s hands, writing historical fiction by Jessica McCann and the world’s oldest slam poetry and novel.

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