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karenabbott_photo_gal__photo_1719461246Karen Abbott is the New York Times bestselling author of Liar Temptress Soldier Spy, which was named one of the best books of 2014 by Library Journalthe Christian Science Monitor, Amazon, and Flavorwire. It’s recently been optioned by Sony for a miniseries. Visit her website or follow her on Twitter or Facebook.



ShannonShannon Selin is the Canadian-based author of Napoleon in America, which imagines what might have happened if Napoleon had escaped from St. Helena and wound up in the United States in 1821. She blogs about Napoleonic and 19th century history at shannonselin.com.



Ron Snipped 5Ron Franklin is a native of Chattanooga, TN. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, he has been an electrical engineer and manager for high-tech companies such as IBM and EDS. He now serves as the founding pastor of a church in Harrisburg, PA. Having grown up near the Chattanooga and Chickamauga battle sites, and now living within a stone’s throw of Gettysburg, he has a deep and abiding interest in the Civil War and often writes on topics related to that conflict. You can read more of his work at https://civilwarbsc.wordpress.com/articles-index/.


scott_addingtonScott Addington is the author of several books including Heroes of the Line, D-Day: A Layman’s Guide and the upcoming volume The Great War 100: The First World War in InfographicsIn 2009, Scott cycled the entire Western Front trench system to raise money for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. He lives in Hampshire, England. Follow him on Twitter.


RothJeffrey B. Roth is an award-winning writer and regular contributor to the New York Times, Reuters, and CBS, as well as a number of newspapers and magazines in the U.S. and the U.K. Follow him on Twitter or visit his Facebook page.



PriceCathryn J. Prince is a journalist, historian and the author of the book Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. She teaches at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut and is a regular contributor to the Christian Science Monitor.



DvorskyGeorge Dvorsky is a Canadian-based bioethicist and the producer of the podcast Sentient Developments as well as a contributor to i09. Follow him on Twitter.




LymanDr. Robert Lyman is the author of more than 12 books on military history. He is a former officer in the British Army and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Lyman’s latest book is Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid in Saint-Nazaire. He lives in Berkshire, England. Follow him on Twitter.



KKKonstantinos Karatolios is a Greek-based historian, teacher and the author of Greek Fire and its Contribution to Byzantine Might. Visit his website http://karatolios.webnode.com.




BartschShadi Bartsch is the Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago and is the author of a number of books and essays about ancient Rome.




kate-epstein-2013Katherine C. Epstein is an assistant professor of history at Rutgers University-Camden and is the author of the new book Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain published by Harvard University Press.




Gordon_Rottman_Taliesin_publishingGordon L. Rottman is a Texas-based author of more than 100 books on military history. He is a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Special Forces during the Vietnam War.



unnamedSuzie Grogan is a London-born writer and researcher published on the subjects of mental health, women’s issues and social history. She is currently working on two commissions for Pen and Sword Books on the emotional impact of WW1 for publication in 2014 and 2015 and has a successful blog at No Wriggling Out of Writing. Visit her website at suziegrogan.co.uk.


Nick-2Nick Britten is the founding editor of Under Every Leaf, a blog dedicated to the British military of the Victorian era. He lives in Rochester, England. You can follow him on Twitter.



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