Travels in Time:

The Craft of Historical Fiction
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Four historical novelists who write about widely different times and places discuss their inspiration, research and process.

Gillian Bagwell's The Darling Strumpet, The September Queen and Venus in Winter transports readers to England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.  Patricia Bracewell's thrilling Shadow on the Crown and The Price of Blood brings to life the story of Emma of Normandy, an early medieval English queen.  Chinese beliefs in colonial Malaysia are central to NY Times bestseller Yangsze Choo's novels The Ghost Bride (coming soon from Netflix) and The Night Tiger (Reese Witherspoons's April 2019 Book Club pick).  Vanitha Sankaran's Watermark magically captures the lost world of France in 1320.

Sponsored by the Historical Novel Society of Northern California.

A book sale follows the event.

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