After an earlier career spent working and travelling around the world, including stints as cook on an outback cattle station, interpreter on expedition in Cameroon and English teacher in Jakarta, Pamela stumbled into writing as a way of funding a PhD in Medieval Studies. Settling at last in York, for several years she combined academic research with a successful career as a romance writer. Her thesis on the streets of later medieval and early modern York was finally completed in 2004 and she continues to work (very slowly) on a scholarly edition of the wardmote court records that formed the basis of her research. The Memory of Midnight is her second novel based on her study of Elizabethan York and written under her real name. "
" For more about Pamela, please see her website www.pamelahartshorne.com, find her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter @PamHartshorne.
RT @julianpharrison: An adorable medieval bat. Helpfully, someone has sketched what it should really look like!
BL Harley MS 3244, f.55v
by @PamHartshorne - 15 hours ago
RT @CreatedtoRead: A haunting tale in which past and present seem to merge into one...
by @PamHartshorne - 16 hours ago
"#historical #fiction at its best – real and frightening, vivid and acute" Thank you so much for #review… https://t.co/74cqcqHW1M
@LunarossaUK Lucky thing. Seeing the Northern Lights is on my bucket list!
by @PamHartshorne - 21 hours ago
RT @TheGreenParty: #BBCQT gave UKIP a spot tonight even though they don’t have an MP - RT if you want them to #InviteTheGreens next time
by @PamHartshorne - yesterday
220530941392774 - 16 hours ago
I haven't much to say for myself at the moment - just work, work, work without getting anywhere very fast - but here's a nice review that's made me think it's all worthwhile ...
220530941392774 - yesterday
I've just been standing out in the dark, staring north in the hope of seeing the Northern Lights. There was definitely a strange light in the sky, but I can't say I saw anything dramatic. Became convinced that it was all happening behind the tree right in the middle of my view, but it probably wasn't ... Shame, as was all excited to tick the Aurora Borealis off my bucket list. Would love to see them sometime, and this has been my best chance yet as Galloway is famous for its dark skies. Ah well, another time. What's top of your bucket list?
220530941392774 - 2 days ago
I've been lashed to my keyboard for the last couple of weeks, but have unshackled myself for Mother's Day and dog walking duties, and what a beautiful weekend it's been. Some spring sunshine - just what I needed!
220530941392774 - 14 days ago
Now this is what I call research ... Lovely day yesterday in Jessica Hart mode with Liz Fielding Sophie Weston Author and Anne McAllister in Castle Combe. We've used the village, the church and the manor as inspiration for the location of our Royal Wedding Invitation series and it was even prettier and more interesting than I had remembered. Plus we had an absolutely delicious lunch in Castle Combe Manor and thrashed out some knotty plot issues. I'm remembering why romance writing is such fun ...
220530941392774 - 25 days ago
Have you learnt anything new this week? My niece and goddaughter taught me a new way of drinking gin and tonic, with cardamom pods and lemon peel, and very delicious it is too. A definite pick me up on a wet Friday night. Have a good weekend, all!
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