https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PFLZB3C/ref=x_gr_w_glide_bb?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_glide_bb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B07PFLZB3C&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2 Rating: Five stars There is historical fiction, and then there’s Ellie Midwood. No Woman’s Land is a superb novel that brings the Minsk Ghetto to life in all of its harsh cruelty with a sense of hope and grace. Reading a story of the dour conditions of the Holocaust can be difficult on a … Continue reading Book Review: No Woman’s Land: a Holocaust novel by Ellie Midwood
I'm so thrilled to reveal the cover for The Broken Tree, the third book in The Laurelhurst Chronicles saga, due out August 1, 2019! An anxious homecoming, a three-hundred-year-old legend, and an obsessed, scorned heir bent on revenge. Welcome back to Laurelhurst. Fifteen years ago, Lydie Cavert Bainbridge left the dark days of her youth … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Broken Tree
The White Venus, The Love and War Series Book Two by Rupert Colley Rating: Five Stars Blurb: When you trust your enemy more than your family June 1940. A village in northern France awaits a garrison of conquering Germans. To their dismay, 16-year-old Pierre and his parents are forced to accommodate a German major. He … Continue reading Book Review: The White Venus
If you've been waiting for both books of The Laurelhurst Chronicles saga to go on sale, wait no more! My e-books are 99 cents from now until the end of April 2019! It won't be long before The Broken Tree will be available for pre-order, so grab this while you can at this low price … Continue reading Spring e-Book Sale
I'll be chatting about my series and signing books at the McComb Public Library on April 4th, 2019 at noon as part of the McComb Public Library's Munch-a-Lunch program! Come see me and have books signed!
Today on my blog I’m honored to review the stunning historical fiction anthology The Darkest Hour: A WWII Tales of Resistance featuring novellas by Roberta Kagan, Jean Grainger, Marion Kummerow, Ellie Midwood, Alexa Kang, Mary D. Brooks, Deborah Swift, Kathryn Gauci, John R. McKay, and Ryan Armstrong. Full disclosure, grab a box of … Continue reading Book Review: The Darkest Hour
I'm pleased to mark the beginning of a new blog post series on the historical background of Before the Flood, and we're starting off with Lydia's artistic background at Barnard College, one of the Seven Sisters colleges of the Northeast. Someone asked me if Lydia is based upon a real historical figure, and the answer is … Continue reading Behind the Book: Mary Carroll Nelson, A Portrait of a Barnard College ’50 Fine Arts Alumna
Today through Cyber Monday, I'm offering all my books - paperbacks and eBooks for 25 percent off! Ebooks are discounted to $2.99 on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks! Paperbacks are discounted to $9.75 and $11.99 on Amazon! You can purchase the Kindle and paperback editions here on my site! For e-books on Kobo, … Continue reading Holiday Surprise Sale! 25 Percent Off All Books!
I'm thrilled to be part of this year's Bookluver's Christmas Hamper giveaway with both of my books Beneath a Moonless Sky and Before the Flood! There are a lot of excellent books in the hamper this year, including some by my friends Marion Kummerow and Dianne Ascroft. There is something in every genre to … Continue reading Christmas Hamper Giveaway!
I always believe that you can get to know a city by eating your way through it. While researching Before the Flood, I got to know quite a few lost treasures of the Big Apple. One of these featured in the novel is Lydie's birthday cake: the legendary Brooklyn Blackout Cake. Lydie never passes up … Continue reading Retro Recipe Review: The Brooklyn Blackout Cake