My Favorite Authors

July 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

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Ciji ReadingI’m often asked to name a selection of my favorite authors.

Well, anyone who knows me can tick them off quickly: Daphne du Maurier and Anya Seton, but I love Jane Austen, of course, along with Rosamund Pilcher, and a new novelist I’ve discovered who writes Regency mysteries, Tasha Alexander.

I also love Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs series set in the early 20th century, and of course, I love the Sourcebooks/Landmark’s reissuing of the Georgette Heyer legacy.  I have to read a lot of nonfiction for the work I do in that genre, so there is no greater pleasure in life, as far as I’m concerned, than to curl up with a juicy historical that sweeps me out of my ordinary day and into the past.  I am so grateful that this genre appears to be experiencing a marked resurgence of reader interest! Read more