You may have noticed that I haven't been around, so that means a bumper edition of HT News to catch up on, so we'll get on with it!
Fans of medievals might be interested to read the interview of Elizabeth Chadwick by Sharon Kay Penman. Two of my favourite medieval authors chatting to each other certainly made me happy!
Author Brandy Purdy (or rather her cat!) is giving away a signed copy of The Boleyn Wife!
Sarah from Reading the Past is celebrating her fourth blogiversary with a giveaway. You could win Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn, The Rose of Sebastopol by Katherine McMahon, The Postmistress by Sarah Blake, The Queen's Pawn by Christy English, The Creation of Eve by Lynn Cullen or Heresy by S J Parris. Happy Blogiversary Sarah!
Another celebratory giveaway is being held at Tanzanite's Shelf and Stuff. There you also have a choice of books from the following list - Devil's Brood by Sharon Kay Penman, Hand of Isis by Jo Graham, The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent, The Boleyn Wife by Brandy Purdy, The Stolen Crown by Susan Hibbinbotham, O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell, or The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin.
Are you all reading challenged out yet? No. Glad to hear that because Marie from The Burton Review has announced the Tudor Mania Challenge, which will run from May 1 to July 31. Check out all the details here.
Other current giveaways:
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom at The Burton Review
Impatient with Desire by Gabrielle Burton at Passages to the Past
All Other Nights by Dara Horn (3 copies) at Wonders and Marvels