Fascinating article about mudlarks. Now I know where it comes from!
This didn’t make cheery reading for me – as my novel doesn’t neatly fit into a very familiar slot. But interesting perspective nonetheless. (And sadly, probably with a lot of truth in it.)
I’d be interested to see where in the current marketplace readers would place Turn of the Tide or if I really do have to worry that it is too unfamiliar.
Please visit http://www.peoplesbookprize.com/book.php?id=927 for an extract (and while you’re there, if you like it please vote! – voting for me closes at the end of August.)
See Jonathan Hopkins interesting article on spies and spying during the Peninsular War
Interesting results of a survey of Historical Fiction fans carried out in 2012.