There is a very short interview with Conn Iggulden on USA Today.
Arleigh from historical-fiction.com is giving away a copy of The Scroll of Seduction:A Novel of Power, Madness and Royalty by Gioconda Belli. The subject of this novel is Juana the Mad, the same focus of C W Gortner's The Last Queen.
This one caught my attention because I have just finished reading one of her Falco mysteries. Lindsey Davis has given Guardian.co.uk a list of her Top 10 Roman books. It includes some research books but also a couple of novels.