Category Archives: History
The UK edition of IN THE GARDEN OF SPITE has landed with a glorious cover and a wicked new title! TRIFLERS NEED NOT APPLY will be published by Michael Joseph on August 5 2021. Available for pre-order now.
I’m so very thrilled to learn that my first historical novel got a starred review from Publishers Weekly! You can read the review here. I also did an interview with Publishers Weekly — the online version can be found here.
I’m SO thrilled to announce that my dark historical novel about Norwegian-American serial killer Belle Gunness has found wonderful homes with Berkley (US) and Michael Joseph (UK). I just couldn’t be happier, and can’t wait to see it become a … Continue reading
I sometimes lament how few interesting murderesses we have in my part of the world when the truth is that I just might not know about them. I guess devious murder isn’t something people in general talk about, and that … Continue reading
Nevermind the diamonds, arsenic has been a girl’s best friend for centuries. The mineral has been useful as cosmetics, fabric dye and as a component in home decorations like wallpapers, lampshades and paint. It has also proven to be gem in … Continue reading
I still remember the moment before we left, when I was looking into my storage, thinking, “Oh, look all those sheepskins — well, I probably won’t need those. It isn’t that cold. ” Little did I know I was in … Continue reading
If you’re feeling a little burned out, there’s no better place to go to refill the well than Røros — which is just what a friend and I did this summer. It’s not far from home at all, just … Continue reading
From I was nine to nineteen, I lived on the wooden half of a former island studded with ancient burial mounds. It’s not hard to see why the place has always been inhabited: the soil is rich, there was game … Continue reading
O loved ones who live in distant times to come and who now speaks to my soul, will often be in your company: will be revived when you read a poem. Sometimes an odd bird flies into a royal cage. Elisabeth … Continue reading