About Char

me1sCharlene Newcomb. Char. That’s me.

Navy vet.
Mom to 3 grown, amazing children.
I live in Kansas. Yes, Toto. Kansas.

Born & raised in South Carolina, I wanted a life of adventure and travel. I realized that dreams of hitting the big time with my all-girl rock band Liberation were just that – dreams. And becoming an astronaut wasn’t in the cards. So I joined the Navy to see the world and spent six years as a communications technician/voice language analyst. I fit college into my life (BA in History, and many years later an MA in Library Science). That desire to travel in space translated into writing science fiction: I published 10 short stories in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, many featuring a Rebel underground freedom fighter named Alex Winger. I have published 3 novels, one a contemporary drama, Keeping the Family Peace; the others, Men of the Cross and For King and Country (Books I & II of Battle Scars), allow me to share my love of history with readers. Book III of the series will be published in late 2018.

EHFABlogbutton-3_zps13174d93I am a member of the Historical Novel Society and a contributor and blog editor for English Historical Fiction Authors.

Welcome to my worlds.

Contact me at charlenenewcomb at gmail dot com.

Follow me on Facebook or  on Twitter. I’m also on Goodreads though I don’t keep up with that site as much as I should!

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8 thoughts on “About Char

    1. Yes, that’s St. Ives, Cornwall. I’ve been there 3 times – the picture is from my 2009 trip. I hope to get back again next year. It’s one of my favorite places to visit. And you’re welcome. I’m enjoying your posts.

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