A Caryn Review: Rise (Dancing with the Lion #2) by Jeanne Reames

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars I am a huge fan of historical fiction, but I recognize that it is inherently much more difficult to write a historical biography, and especially when the character written about is almost mythical.  As Dr. Reames mentions in her postscript, the information about Alexander is nebulous, contradictory, overlaid with… Continue reading A Caryn Review: Rise (Dancing with the Lion #2) by Jeanne Reames

Jeanne Reames on Writing Kleopatra and the Sisters and the new release Rise (Dancing with the Lion #2) (guest blog and giveaway)

Rise (Dancing with the Lion #2)  by Jeanne Reames Riptide Publishing Cover Art: LC Chase Sales Links:  Riptide Publishing | Amazon   Writing Kleopatra and the Sisters In the guest blogs for Becoming, I talked about Alexander and Women, and Alexander’s Mum, but I wanted to save his sisters for the release of Rise, as all three… Continue reading Jeanne Reames on Writing Kleopatra and the Sisters and the new release Rise (Dancing with the Lion #2) (guest blog and giveaway)

A Caryn Review: Dancing with the Lion: Becoming (Dancing with the Lion #1) by Jeanne Reames

Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars Focusing on homosexual relationships in historical fiction in the ancient Greek world is not new – The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller and The Persian Boy by Mary Renault have done so and reached wide audiences – but I am still thrilled to see another entry into this… Continue reading A Caryn Review: Dancing with the Lion: Becoming (Dancing with the Lion #1) by Jeanne Reames