Author Archives: Alettas
This book was entered into the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards and received some good comments from the judge. The prime question is typed below in its entirety. “What did you like best about this book? A great deal of … Continue reading
Why did they not just negotiate? Why did they not just have a battle? Why go to the trouble of building such thick walls which may or may not ever be attacked? These are tough questions. The answers have to … Continue reading
There will be a hiccup in the online ordering of this novel in late September, due to something the publisher needed to get put right. Hopefully, it will be orderable again in a week or two. Thanks for your patience.
Someone recently asked me if I was writing another novel about these characters in Bridgnorth. The answer was no. This siege was the most exciting and only story-worthy event that happened in their lifetimes (except Wulfstan and Sir Jehann). So … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why teachers want you to use novels for book reports and non-fiction books for history reports? If the writer of the historical novel has done a lot of research, why can’t you use their novel instead … Continue reading
Generally, girls and women did not have a paying job in 12th century England. They worked a lot, but rarely for wages. They helped with the family farm or fishing. Boys were often trained to the work that their father … Continue reading
Here’s a link to the 5 Star review from the Midwest Book Review.