Category: Historical Fiction

Francis, Charles and Jane

In 1786, a twelve year old boy named Francis entered the Royal Navy Academy in Portsmouth, England.  He was called “Fly” by his family and his intellect and hard work soon impressed the staff of the Academy.  As many as 97% of the boys who entered the school were...

Kellynch and Jane

Is there anyone in the Western English speaking world who has not heard of Jane Austen? I hope not, since Miss Austen is one of the most beloved writers of the English language. She is primarily remembered for writing six books: Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813),...