Professional genealogist, Emma Jolly
The reality of life as a genealogist can be quite mundane... I decided to try the work of Devon-based author, Wendy Percival, and discover the world of her researcher protagonist, Esme Quentin. READ MORE
History Interpreter, Dr Janet Few
Q: If you could go back in time, what period would you choose and why?
A: There are a lot of periods in history which fascinate me...
Bookblogger, Short Book and Scribes
Q: What's the most interesting thing you've discovered about your family history?
A: I'm not sure "interesting" quite covers it! I've certainly found my fair share of illegitimacy, bigamy... READ MORE
Historical novelist, Susan Hughes
Q: What was it you found out about your family that inspired you to write fiction?
A: It was the discovery of a 19th century death certificate, issued in Australian... READ MORE
Journalist & blogger, Anita Butler
"A VERY MODERN MISS MARPLE".
Blood, bitterness and blackmail. Author Wendy Percival talks about her first novel, Blood-Tied, and completing her second, The Indelible Stain. READ MORE