Charlene Newcomb

Award-winning Historical Fiction Author


About Charlene Newcomb

Charlene Newcomb is the author of the Battle Scars series: Men of the Cross, For King and Country, and Swords of the King. See the Lionheart, King Richard I, through the eyes of the knights who served him. From England to the Holy Land and back, Henry de Grey, Stephan l’Aigle, and Robin du Louviers will fight the king’s enemies. War, politics and intrigue… Treason. Revenge. Passion… Forbidden love. This epic adventure will take you back to the 12th century.

For King and Country was an HNS Editors Choice, long listed for the 2017 HNS Indie Award, was awarded an Honorable Mention in Writer’s Digest Self-Published Ebook Awards, and was a Finalist in the Chaucer Awards for pre-1750 Historical Fiction. Swords of the King was shortlisted in 2018 for the Chaucer Awards for pre-1750 Historical Fiction. All 3 novels are indieBRAG Medallion honorees.

Charlene is a member of the Historical Novel Society and a contributor and blog editor for English Historical Fiction Authors. She lives, works, and writes in Kansas. She is an academic librarian by trade, a former U.S. Navy veteran, and has three grown children.

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