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by jessicajames
Fri September 16th, 2011, 2:31 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

Thanks everyone for your support and congrats! I actually just received the physical award - it's beautiful - and since I bought a new dress and heels for the presentation might even post a photo in the future :)
by jessicajames
Fri September 16th, 2011, 2:27 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Romantic Historical Fiction as a label?
Replies: 23
Views: 2524

I would love to see the distinction. Writing in the Civil War genre, I don't want my books to be confused with straight Civil War historical fiction like Jeff Shaara writes (which are great novels, but contain basically no romantic elements). Neither do I want readers (especially male readers) to th...
by jessicajames
Fri September 16th, 2011, 2:17 pm
Forum: Books by Historical Fiction Online Members
Topic: Guidelines and Additions
Replies: 76
Views: 26254

19th Century U.S./Civil War Jessica James (jessicajames), Noble Cause . Honor and conviction clash with loyalty & love in this Civil War novel that pits brother against brother. Winner of John Esten Cooke Award for Fiction. 19th Century U.S./Civil War Jessica James (jessicajames), Shades of Gray . D...
by jessicajames
Thu September 15th, 2011, 12:06 am
Forum: Historical Romance
Topic: Who are your favorite romance authors??
Replies: 98
Views: 20643

Kathleen Woodiwiss. There was no one better.
by jessicajames
Thu August 11th, 2011, 1:06 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

[quote=""LoveHistory""]That's great, Jessica. Congratulations. Are you going to do anything special to celebrate?[/quote] The MOSB that gives out the award has just decided on a date to make the presentation (in September), so I haven't decided yet what I'm going to do with the award money. I'm thin...
by jessicajames
Wed August 3rd, 2011, 6:24 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: What are your favorite 19C books?
Replies: 87
Views: 21877

Some of my favorites are well known classics like the Scarlet Pimpernel and Wuthering Heights - but I'm currently reading Mohun by John Esten Cooke. Cooke was considered one of the greatest writers about Virginia and the Civil War in the 1800s. It is heavily Civil War so may not appeal to all, but I...
by jessicajames
Mon August 1st, 2011, 2:58 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction

:) It's nice to have a place like this to share good news. I've learned that my new Civil War novel Noble Cause has won the John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction. This is an award that has been received by many notable authos and New York Times bestsellers so I am very excited to have my book ...
by jessicajames
Mon August 1st, 2011, 2:51 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: New book deal
Replies: 21
Views: 1962

Great news! Congrats!
by jessicajames
Mon July 25th, 2011, 7:41 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: It's not a book, but...
Replies: 12
Views: 1029

That's fantastic! It is definitely a foot in the door. Who knows where it will lead!!
by jessicajames
Thu July 21st, 2011, 5:37 pm
Forum: Things We Collect
Topic: Books!
Replies: 12
Views: 3207

Books!

I know everybody here probably has quite a collection of books - but I am obsessed with first editions and signed copies. ...And since my favorite era is Civil War and Revolutionary War, my collection is OLD books. I love the language, rhythm and flow of the old writers, and I love the thought of al...

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