AWARD-WINNING NOVELS AND NON-FICTION
NOW ON SALE: My latest book, THE EARL IN BLACK ARMOR, already a Feathered Quill medalist!:
This is a story of loyalty, betrayal, honor, and tyranny in the reign of King Charles I
IRELAND, 1635: In the years preceding the Great Irish Rebellion of 1641, an Irish clansman goes to Dublin Castle to spy on the English Lord Deputy Thomas Wentworth, who plans to seize clan properties and establish an English-only plantation. A woman at the castle also spies on Wentworth, but for very personal reasons.
Together they discover Wentworth’s true plan, more terrible than anyone imagines, involving political and religious intrigue in the service of the king. Read more…
I’m thrilled to be partnering with Peg Aikman and Adams & Butler, a Virtuoso Agency, to organize a trip to some of the beautiful Ireland settings in my novels. I will be on the tour sharing the history of various locations and discussing how they were used in scenes throughout my three books.
Peg has put together an exciting itinerary for May 28 - June 6, 2020. If you are interested, contact email@example.com! And watch for more information in this space.
Posted on April 4, 2018
See Nancy's interview with historical fiction
author/blogger Cryssa Bazos:
Nancy Blanton is a historical fiction author who has just the right touch for crafting authentic, character-centric dialogue that takes you back to 17th century Ireland. Together with impeccable historical details and a rousing good adventure, her Prince of Glencurragh is a novel that I would heartily recommend.
The Earl in
Winner of Florida's Royal Palm Literary Award, this is the story of a 17th-century peasant girl who curses Oliver Cromwell during his march across Ireland, and then must run for her life. Swept away to the West Indies, can she survive those lawless lands, destroy her enemy and reclaim her own heritage?