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Only ten days to go! My futuristic & time travel books are still all 75% off at Smashwords. Sale ends July 31st. https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Renee+Duke https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Ring+of+Beom  


If you have an e-reader and are looking for some summer beach / long car trip reading for kids / teens / yourself, my books are currently all 75% off at Smashwords! (Sale ends July 31st.) https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Renee+Duke https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Ring+of+Beom  


Even if you haven’t managed to turn your kids onto history-related books yet, Family Literacy Week is a great time to introduce them to family history, as in the books you liked a child. Among my favourites were: 3-7 range: Smoke & Fluff, by A.J. MacGregor, The Teddy Bear’s Party, by Enid Blyton, The Saggy Baggy […]


Coming SOON * to paperback! * Translation: As soon as I finish with the galleys. Watch this space!


Not related to history, as it’s futuristic, but my YA novel, Side Trip, has been just released by Books We Love and is available at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B014NE6X90 https://store.kobobooks.com/search?Query=Renee+Duke+Side+Trip It’s in e-book format, with a print version to come. The first three books in my Time Rose series, which are history-themed, will be released soon, too.


Question: Where did the Great Fire Of London start? Answer: In a baker’s shop on Pudding Lane in the early hours of September 2nd, 1666. Since most of the houses in London were made of wood, and those houses were close together, it did not take long for the fire to take hold. By the […]


Bit of a diversion from history here, except that it involves talking about the writing of historical fiction. I have been blog tagged, meaning another writer (specifically, Marva Dasef, host of the Cellophane Queen blog (http://mgddasef.blogspot.com/) has tagged me to answer questions about writing. So, here goes: What am I working on/writing? I have just […]

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