GDG- Killing Lincoln

CWMHTours at CWMHTours at
Sat Jan 14 14:08:52 CST 2012

I get nervous when I think of the term "bodice  rippers".
Any chance you can use a less picturesque term?
I don't like being nervous.
Your  Most Obedient Servant,

In a message dated 1/14/2012 3:04:40 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jlawrence at writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
The correct term is "speculative popular  history".
Or "Interprative History".
In the style of bodice  rippers.


Lafayette C. Baker
>>True, it is written in the style, though not the substance, of  
>>bodice rippers. But it is still a novel.
> No,  Killing Lincoln  is not a novel. It is written in the style of 
>  popular  histories.

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