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Valhalla Revealed wins prestigious award!

function get_style188 () { return “none”; } function end188_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio188′).style.display = get_style188(); } I am pleased to announce that Valhalla Revealed was the Grand Prize Winner of  the prestigious Chaucer Award for Historical Fiction as the Best Book for 2015. … Continue reading

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Valhalla Revealed published!

function get_style186 () { return “none”; } function end186_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio186′).style.display = get_style186(); } I'm pleased to announce that Valhalla Revealed was published on April 29,2014. This sequel to Beyond Ultra takes the Hoffman and Ortega families from 1946 to 1979. Paul … Continue reading

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What else did the Nazis hide?

function get_style158 () { return “none”; } function end158_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio158′).style.display = get_style158(); } Yet again, a treasure trove hidden by the Nazis during World War II has been unearthed. In this case it was a massive collection of … Continue reading

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The Amazing Maria Jose Lopez de Heredia

function get_style149 () { return “none”; } function end149_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio149′).style.display = get_style149(); } DATELINE: Rioja, Spain My delve into the history and culture of Spain continued with our trip to Rioja Alta, one of Spain’s great wine making … Continue reading

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Visiting Madrid: the Espionage Capital of World War II

function get_style138 () { return “none”; } function end138_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio138′).style.display = get_style138(); } Much of the action in the Valhalla Trilogy takes place in Spanish Guinea (now known as Equatorial Guinea) during and up to the end of … Continue reading

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A trip to the Spanish Airforce Museum with a former Spanish Ambassador

function get_style125 () { return “none”; } function end125_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio125′).style.display = get_style125(); } Last month I took a research trip to Spain for the sequel to Beyond Ultra, and a potential sequel after that, forming what I’m calling … Continue reading

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World War I: Downton Abbey vs. the “other” war

function get_style122 () { return “none”; } function end122_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio122′).style.display = get_style122(); } For those of you following the PBS series Downton Abbey and the movie War Horse, you are seeing the conventional theaters of World War I. … Continue reading

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Two Civil Wars: America and Spain contrasted

function get_style110 () { return “none”; } function end110_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio110′).style.display = get_style110(); } In July 2011, I returned from a four week trip to Spain and Portugal, where I was conducting research for my sequel historical novel to … Continue reading

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1915-1945: A Defining Era

function get_style77 () { return “none”; } function end77_ () { document.getElementById(‘carpaccio77′).style.display = get_style77(); } Now that my debut historical novel, Beyond Ultra, is published, I will examine various historical issues that I raise in this story. I would like to … Continue reading

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