If you are a frequent visitor to this blog, you probably know that I wrote a historical novel. If you are not a frequent visitor, I wrote a historical novel! In fact, I am working on a trilogy of novels that tell the story of Empress Maud of England as if it were her autobiography. The first one is titled The Girl Empress and is now available as a Kindle eBook for $2.99. You can read it with a Kindle device or using a free Kindle reader app. I know that many people prefer paper books. (I am one of those people.) A print version is in the works and I hope that it will be released in time for Thanksgiving. The timing simply depends on logistical matters. I hope that readers will enjoy the book. It is my first serious outing in the realm of fiction. You can visit the website for this series of novels, known as The Chronicle of Maud, and read more.
Yes, it’s true: I wrote a novel. In fact, it is the first in a series of three novels that tell the life story of Empress Maud of England, also known as Mathilda. The series title is The Chronicle of Maud and the title of the first book is Fracture. Not only was she a fascinating woman, but she was also my ancestor twenty-some generations removed. I have submitted the book to the Kindle Scout program, where users can nominate it to be published by Amazon’s own label. I invite you to head on over to the Kindle Scout page for The Chronicle of Maud: Fracture and read more about the book. If you have an account with Amazon.com, you can click the “Nominate Me” button just below the initial summary. I also encourage you to visit the official website, where you can learn all about Empress Maud’s life and times and read the first two chapters of the first book. I have been working on this project for a long time and am happy for it to finally see the light of day. Thank you to those readers who have expressed their support for this project! I am excited to bring some attention to the life of this incredible woman.