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Donna Fletcher Crow, Novelist of British History, has written more than 50 books specializing in British Christianity. These books include: The Monastery Murders, clerical mysteries; Lord Danvers Investigates, Victorian true-crime; The Elizabeth and Richard series, literary suspense; and Glastonbury, The Novel of Christian England. She loves research and sharing you-are-there experiences with her readers.

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Plenty of Time for Christmas Reading…If only

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ December 6, 2022


The Kamikaze Pilot Who Lived, New Book by Brett Eshelman

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ November 18, 2022



Saints and Martyrs of England who Changed my Life

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ November 8, 2021


New Video Jane Austen from Paradise to Lyme Regis

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ June 3, 2021

The writing life can be a crazy ride, especially because one never knows what’s next. That’s certainly true for my latest venture of making videos in the persona of Jane Austen. In


New Venture Launched: “Jane Austen from Paradise to…” Videos

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ March 11, 2021

A worldwide pandemic isn’t a career move, but in the past year many of us have been forced to reinvent ourselves due to the strictures of not being able to travel, hold meetings, or speak to groups in person. That’s what happened to me when I was barred from taking research trips, speaking at book festivals, and meeting with readers’ groups. 


Register for Free event this Monday: Jane Austen in Portsmouth

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ February 23, 2021

Here's all you need to know to register for my upcoming gig—Monday March 1, at the


Remembering Katharine Whitehorn

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ February 3, 2021

As a “recovering lawyer” my husband has always read obituaries routinely. He needs to know if a client for whom he wrote a will has died. Only in the last few years, however, have I taken routinely to reading obituaries—those on the last page of


Holding on Through the Covid Tunnel. Thoughts to Help

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ January 16, 2021

"I wonder if any year before 2021 has been greeted with such a universal sigh of relief? The feeling that ‘We made it!’ and ‘Things will surely get better now’ seem to be everywhere. 


My Favorite Christmas Fantasy

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ December 10, 2020

For all of my adult life I have had a cherished fantasy. I see myself, with all my preparations done, lying on the sofa in front of the Christmas tree reading a Christmas novel. No matter that it never happens, I continue to hold to the shining image.


Join Me in Great Autumn Reading

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ October 7, 2020

Autumn is my favorite time of the year—I love the crisp days, the colorful foliage; I love taking walks in crunchy leaves, savoring that special tang to the autumn air; I love celebrating Harvest Festival at church, and handing out candy to our neighborhood spooks for Halloween.


Angels Flight, A Moment in History

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ January 4, 2020


Persistence Brings Success: Anne McDonald and Love's Refining Fire

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ November 12, 2019



Amanda Fino, Cerebral Palsy Advocate and Author

By Donna Fletcher Crow ~ September 5, 2019


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