Glen Craney

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A native Hoosier, GLEN CRANEY is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist, and lawyer. He caught the history bug as a boy while tracing the steps of his ancestors on Civil War battlefields and the reconstructed forts of the first Kentucky pioneers.

His travels around the world have found him playing baseball in Cuba, walking the biblical sites of Israel, exploring the Secret Vatican Archives in Rome, and climbing Templar castles in Scotland and France. His books have taken readers to Occitania during the Albigensian Crusade, to the Scotland of Robert the Bruce, to Portugal during the Age of Discovery, to the trenches of France during World War I, and to the American Hoovervilles of the Great Depression.

He graduated from Hanover College with a ma
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Glen Craney Thanks, Tracy. I think some screenwriting experience helps in writing a novel. You learn to find the dramatic tension in scenes, and the architecture…moreThanks, Tracy. I think some screenwriting experience helps in writing a novel. You learn to find the dramatic tension in scenes, and the architecture of a screenplay is very tight, so that tends to emphasize detailed plotting. I'm sure your former teacher has found that a playwright has much more control over his story than does a screenwriter.(less)
Glen Craney Hi Scarlett. I'm envious of your upcoming trip to Bulgaria. I'm no expert on the Bogomils, but below is a link to an informative essay on the…moreHi Scarlett. I'm envious of your upcoming trip to Bulgaria. I'm no expert on the Bogomils, but below is a link to an informative essay on the Bogomils. And thanks for the kind words about The Fire and the Light. I haven't written anything more about the Cathars, but I have led walking trips across Cathar Country in southwestern France. I hope you have a great time in Bulgaria.

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THE YANKS ARE STARVING receives a Discovered Diamond recommendation.

THE YANKS ARE STARVING has earned a coveted Discovering Diamonds recommendation from one of the most respected book review sites in the United Kingdom.

"The narrative is incredibly well researched and gives a thorough background on the events and characters of that era through the use of original sources and even some photographs," writes reviewer Susan Adler.



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The Spider and the Stone by Glen Craney
"A rollicking good read about James Douglas, more widely known as the Black Douglas and his lady love, Isabelle MacDuff. The time period is roughly starting in 1207 where the young Douglas meets Isabelle and their love story begins. James is instru..." Read more of this review »
The Spider and the Stone by Glen Craney
"I have always been intrigued by the story of Robert the Bruce and yet he seemed a shadowy figure, but the Black Douglas, or James Douglas the Good, as the Scots called him, is an even more mysterious character. In this saga, Glen Craney interweave..." Read more of this review »
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The Yanks Are Starving by Glen Craney
"An epic look at a seemingly forgotten event in America history. Brilliantly weaves fact and fiction, as a result creating a different perspective to ordinary biographies and history books. "
Glen Craney added a status update: "Bookmuse calls THE YANKS ARE STARVING "a powerful story of a landmark event in history - one that made me both sad and angry." http://bookmuse.co.uk/"
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