What if the best Christmas gift you ever got was also the worst thing that had ever happened to you? Historical fiction seems as if it’s only about BIG things. War. Politics. Epidemics. But what draws me into a story—as a reader and as a writer—are the emotional experiences of individuals. Before I began writing The Secrets of Mary Bowser, a novel based on the true story of a former slave who became a Union spy during the American Civil War, I thought the Civil War was boring. Growin…read more…
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H for History is the historical fiction and non-fiction community from three fantastic publishers: Hodder & Stoughton, Headline and Quercus.
Here you will find news about our latest books, competitions and exclusive articles from our authors on a whole range of subjects, giving you every opportunity you need to satisfy your taste for the past.