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Barnes & Noble in Redlands hosted a book signing last week for my novels. I enjoyed talking (like usual) with the many fans of historical fiction. And, of course, the opportunity to personally meet and greet with new readers of my books. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2019 at News and Reviews
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A great day when I got my novels into several Barnes and Noble book stores. I hope to do some book signings in them. I will keep you advised. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at News and Reviews
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Chanticleer Review of A Cherry Blossom in Winter: Rating: 5/5 Violence erupts on all sides as love and hate meet face to face in Ron Singerton’s historical fiction, A Cherry Blossom in Winter. Alexei Brusilov is a young man destined for a talented future. He is bright and courageous, lightning-quick... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at News and Reviews
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For nearly two decades I rode with the Union Army's Seventh Volunteer Cavalry (the Wolverines) of General George Armstrong Custer fame. I heard the sound of the bugle in Nevada City, California, in 1986 and joined that very day. Having been a history teacher, I found Civil War reenacting to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at News and Reviews
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After much haggling, both Russian and Japanese officials met At Portsmouth, New Hampshire on June 10th, 1905. Count Witte (a man devoid of personality) represented Czar Nicholas II and Baron Kamura stood in for Japan. To the chagrin of the Japanese public, (riots took place in Tokyo) Japan made many... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at News and Reviews
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A real historical character utilized in "A Cherry Blossom in Winter" was an African- American named Jim Hercules who was employed to open and close doors in the Winter Palace during the rein of Nicholas II. Born a slave in the American south before the Civil War, Hercules became a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at News and Reviews
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What single calamity led to the disaster at the Battle of Tsushima Strait? Following the night disaster of the sinking of a British fishing trawler in the English Channel by the Russian fleet, the U.K. was on the verge of declaring war. To assuage British fury, Admiral Rozhestvensky ordered a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at News and Reviews
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So, what critical factors led to the destruction of the Tsar’s navy at Tsushima Strait? A fleet consisting of four mighty battleships, cruisers, destroyers and support vessels? As I did the research based on Russian, Japanese and British accounts during and following the battle, I found an astounding contrast between... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at News and Reviews
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Tsushima! “The Donkey Ears” was one of the most devastating and monumental naval battles ever fought. Not since the Spanish armada has a navy suffered such a catastrophe as the loss of virtually its total fleet in the course of two days beginning on May 27, 1905. The utter destruction... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at News and Reviews
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My latest book A Cherry Blossom in Winter, an historical novel of the Russo-Japanese War, has now been released in paperback and ebook editions. The Russo- Japanese War - Before the Revolution As the 20th century dawns, Japan is a rising power at odds with determinedly expanding Russia. In Moscow... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at News and Reviews
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Memorial Day weekend my wife and I had a wonderful time as we joined the outstanding talents of the Idyllwild art community in the first summer Idyllwild Art in the Park. Beautiful trees, perfect weather, and great artists --- what more could I ask for! The Singerton Fine Arts booth... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at News and Reviews
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Big News! Just back from Tucson and a meeting with my friend and editor, Chris Wozny. The final edits are finished on my newest novel, A Cherry Blossom in Winter, which will be published this summer. This historical novel is packed with action, romance, and intrigue. The novel's setting is... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at News and Reviews
RON SINGERTON CONTACT INFORMATION Singertons 47765 Twin Pines Road Banning, California 92220, USA 951-849-3870 email - singertons@aol.com facebook - facebook.com/ronsingerton To place an order or if you have questions, please call the above telephone number Your interest and feedback is always welcome Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Contact
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Ron will be joining the artists of Idyllwild, California in the summer series of art gatherings. Booths will be open to the public once a month. First one at the end of May. For directions and summer schedule click here. Beyond the Storm, a NEW Multi-Media Oil on museum mounted... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at News and Reviews
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Ron Singerton, standing amid a great collection of art (including his own) being judged for the Art Alliance of Idyllwild annual art show. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News and Reviews
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Here's a nice photo of Ron Singerton with his historical novel “The Silk and the Sword,” flanked by Librarian Shannon Ng (left), Bill Barnett and Ken Luber during his talk at the Idyllwild Library this summer. (Photo by John Drake) Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News and Reviews
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A really nice write up of me and Villa of Deceit, for the Idyllwild Writers Series. Here's a snippet from the article: Asked about the research and gestation period for the Roman novels, Singerton said it took more than six years. “Part of the joy of it was the research,”... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at News and Reviews
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I am pleased to announce the release of The Silk and the Sword, the second novel of the Gauis Centurion Series -- currently available in kindle edition, and soon in paperback. The Silk and the Sword. Young Tacitus is dragooned into the Roman army by his father Gaius, a bitter... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at News and Reviews
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A new and terrific review of Villa of Deceit, from Chanticleer Editorial Review: Ron Singerton's Villa of Deceit cleverly portrays the transition from Roman Republic, which had a complex constitution with checks and balances, to the rise of the imperial dynasty of the Roman Empire that would rule the next... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at News and Reviews
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