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The Story Behind I, Angus by Mike Hartner

Those of you who’ve read The Eternity Series will recognize that the person reading the eulogy in Book One becomes the subject of Book Two and so on. So, it should be no surprise that this book is the story of Angus… the Scottish minister. And I, Angus is definitely a departure from the first…

The Story Behind The Tree of Life by Dawn Davis

The idea for The Tree of Life began in 1999 when the public school my daughters attended held a centennial celebration. The classrooms became decade rooms filled with memorabilia, photographs, letters, magazines and period clothing. Many years later I decided to take this centennial celebration as the starting point for a novel. What might happen…

The Story Behind ‘Dolet,’ by Florence Byham Weinberg

I wrote the first sketch for Dolet about four years after my husband’s death in 1996 from Parkinson’s disease. I knew a good deal about interesting figures from the sixteenth-century in France, since that was my main research-field. I had published three scholarly books on François Rabelais (1494 [ca]-1553) and a novel in French translation…