Lauren Gilbert and the world of Heyerwood

For historical fiction lovers everywhere…

An avid reader, Lauren Gilbert has always dreamed of writing books, and has written all her life. She enjoys non-fiction (especially history) and fiction alike. Favorite authors include James Thomas Flexner, Alison Weir, Diana Gabaldon, Sharon Kay Penman, Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers, and, of course, Jane Austen. Lauren is a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America, and has delivered presentations for chapter meetings, as well as a break-out session at the 2011 JASNA Annual General Meeting. Now semi-retired after a career spanning almost 30 years, HEYERWOOD: A Novel is her first published novel. Her second novel, A RATIONAL ATTACHMENT, was released in December of 2019. Lauren is a contributor to the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, and has several articles in CASTLES, CUSTOMS, AND KINGS True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors volumes 1 and 2. Lauren Gilbert lives in Florida with her husband, and is currently working on a non-fiction book for Pen & Sword Books Ltd.

HEYERWOOD: A Novel is a romantic historical novel, set in the Georgian/Regency period in England. It is the story of a woman learning to cope with power and control at a time when women traditionally had little power at all.

Two friends from different backgrounds rely on each other as they search for their places in life. Will they find their respective happy-ever-after’s?

A compilation of essays from the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book provides a wealth of historical information from Roman Britain to early twentieth century England. Over fifty different authors, including Lauren Gilbert, share hundreds of real life stories and tantalizing tidbits discovered while doing research for their own historical novels. F Read the history behind the fiction and discover the true tales surrounding England’s castles, customs, and kings.

Volume 2 of fascinating non-fiction essays by English Historical Fiction Authors blot contributors. More true tales, illustrating the history behind the fiction.