The Admiral's Wife
I’m delighted to announce that The Admiral’s Wife has won three awards!!
The lives of two women living in Hong Kong more than a century apart are unexpectedly linked by forbidden love and financial scandal.
The Magical Tree: A Tate and Theo Adventure
Find out more about M.K. Tod’s first children’s novel
Welcome to M.K.Tod
I’m M.K. Tod – Mary actually – author of historical fiction, blogger at A Writer of History, wife to Ian, mother of two adult children, grandmother to two delightful boys, golfer, hiker, and occasional biker.
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What readers say...
"Beautifully layered and sensitively written, I would not hesitate to say this is one of the best World War I historical fiction novels."
"...an extremely moving novel that gripped me from the start."
"An author who can make a reader feel so deeply has incredible talent."
"Truly this is a beautifully crafted story, full of emotion, detail and history that will keep readers entranced for hours."
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- Religious Freedom was a Long Time Coming March 15, 2023I love hearing from readers who are also authors – and Patricia Bernstein is one such person. Her new novel A Noble Cunning: The Countess and the Tower released on March 7th. The novel is based on the true story of Winifred Maxwell who rescued her husband from the Tower of London the night before […]M.K. Tod
- Author Insights on Historical Fiction March 11, 2023What do well-known authors of historical fiction have to say about the genre? Let’s look at a few. Some time ago, I interviewed Edward Rutherfurd, author of novels such as Paris, London, and most recently China, who outlined his rules for writing historical fiction: Susan Vreeland, author of novels like Girl in Hyacinth Blue and […]M.K. Tod