Skip to content Skip to navigation


Latest Book

March, 2020

Sir Silence was raised a boy to avoid the king's edict against female heirs. When the queen is acused of adultery, will silence serve? Or will Silence serve?

Latest Blog Entry

I got behind a bit, which is why this is going up Tuesday evening rather than Monday morning. Strange and terrifying as it may seem, that enormous bolus of journal articles I downloaded and had all written up in advance is almost at an end. I guess that means I need to find my reading brain again. This book was not a good candidate for finding my brain again. It wasn't new material (for me) and was structurally very difficult to summarize. That doesn't mean it isn't a useful book. It just wasn't fun to blog.

Meet the author

[Photo of Heather Rose Jones in a tree]

Heather Rose Jones writes fantasy, historic fantasy, and historical fiction, including the Alpennia series with swordswomen and magic in an alternate Regency setting. She blogs about research into lesbian-like motifs in history and literature at the Lesbian Historic Motif Project which provides inspiration for her fiction. She has a PhD in linguistics, studying metaphor theory and the semantics of Medieval Welsh prepositions, and works as an industrial failure investigator in biotech.

Find Heather on…

Find Alpennia on FacebookFind Alpennia on Twitter

Lesbian Historic Motif Project

My annotated bibliography blogging project looks at published research of interest to writing historic lesbian characters.

Read more about the Project.

Browse the current contents.