Sequel to Beguiled or Not?

So many of my readers have asked for a sequel to Beguiled. They don't want to let go of Miriam, who's become a dear friend to them and they can't wait to see what happens to her after what might seem like an abrupt ending of the story. When asked, I have always said:...

Learning to Be an Actor in Beguiled

One of the intriguing parts of doing the historical research and writing for Beguiled was learning about the theater scene in NYC in the 1920s. I'm not a theater buff, nor an actor, but while following Miriam, my protagonist, into her dream world of preparing for the...

Journalist Susie Davidson wrote lovely review of Beguiled

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of giving a book event at the WEST END MUSEUM, the neighborhood of Miriam Levine's family, in my historical novel BEGUILED. Duane Lucia interviewed me. He was the former director of the Museum that honors this multi-ethnic immigrant...

Interview with “Ma” from BEGUILED

Who was Ma in the story of BEGUILED? Here is a fictional interview conducted late in the story with the mother of Miriam. By now, she has a little perspective on her life. KK: Ma, you were always so angry and critical of your only daughter Miriam. What drove you to...

The Jewish Themes in Beguiled

I've never had an affiliation with being Jewish. Never introduced to Jewish history or tradition growing up. I've learned more about being Jewish from writing BEGUILED than I ever knew before. My family was secular, culturally identified with being Jewish, but did not...

Review of Beguiled

Here is a lovely description of BEGUILED, written by Connie Cline of Brattleboro VT. Beguiled is an historical fiction gem. Once I finished the first chapter, I could do little else until I finished the book to discover how things would turn out for these passionate...