Where the Roads of Imagination Lead

History Imagined

If fiction fuels the mind, historical fiction poured jet fuel into mine from early on. It created a lifelong fascination with history and pushed me to question everything I read. Why question? At the end of a satisfying read, I wanted more, but I needed to know: Was it true? Could it happen? Which of these people actually lived—and where and how. History Imagined sits, as my reading often does, at the intersection of fiction and history, truth and myth.

51jtmqhqgbl-_uy250_My earliest reading came from American history and frequently crossed the border between pure fiction set in a historical period, such as A Light in the Forest and fiction written in an earlier era about historical events, such as Little Women. They and books like them described people and places that were both near and familiar to me.

As I grew into my teens, however, my need for more…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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