Welcome to Step into the Story, the community for lovers of historical fiction hosted by Donna Alward and Barbara Tanner-Wallace.
Join us for book discussions, reviews, author interviews, writing tips, and more.
On the Next Step into the Story
This Month’s Book Chat
THE LONDON SEANCE SOCIETY by Sarah Penner
June 6, 2023 @ 7pm
IS SARAH PENNER’S SECOND BOOK AS GOOD AS HER DEBUT?
Blending mystery and paranormal elements, The London Seance Society is vastly different from Penner’s bestselling The Lost Apothecary. But that’s not a bad thing. Donna and Barb discuss the risks Penner took in creating this book, and why those risks make for a decidedly intriguing gothic novel.
Don’t Miss June’s Featured Author
AUTHOR OF THE PARIS DECEPTION
June 20, 2023 @ 7pm
A STEP INTO THE STORY FAVORITE!
We’ve loved Bryn’s writing ever since we reviewed The Last Grand Duchess in 2022. In this interview, Bryn discusses her latest release, The Paris Deception, her writing process, and more. It’s a can’t-miss interview about a can’t-miss book.
On This Month’s Writing Room:
TIPS AND TEA FROM THE HISTORICAL
NOVEL SOCIETY CONFERENCE
June 27 @ 7pm
BARB AND DONNA ARE BACK FROM SAN ANTONIO
And they’re sharing all the good stuff they learned at the Historical Novel Society’s North American Conference. From plotting for pantsers to WW2 research, we’ll be sharing it all. Don’t miss this special episode of our Writing Room.