Welcome to Judith Starkston’s website. Her debut novel Hand of Fire, set during the Trojan War, is available September 2014 (Fireship Press). Enjoy reviews of Hand of Fire, book club questions, the event calendar and an excerpt. You’ll also find historical background about this fascinating place and time, book reviews of reads you don’t want to miss and other on-going information from the historical fiction community.
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News from the ASOR conference & my favorite posts around the web: Bruce Holsinger on historical fiction and truth, the earliest extant European “book”, 18th C selfies, treating PTSD via ancient Greek tragedy, & Amphipolis continued, the human remains.
A Day of Fire is a collection of six interconnected stories set in Pompeii on the day Vesuvius blew up. The stories immerse us into a variety of strata of Roman life in this iconic city and build a rich palette of characters.
My post about the role of magic and powerful words in Hittite healing to restore harmony between the divine and mortal realms and in the process bring about physical health.
Click through to find out all the news and what’s up with the Arizona Historical Novel Society. Everyone welcome–writers and readers. We’re an informal group with no dues just lots of great community and information sharing.