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We are the Paper Lantern Writers, an author collective focused on historical fiction of all eras. From the ancient world to WWII (and beyond), in locales around the world, from romantic to tragic, and back again, our books will take you on the journeys of a lifetime.

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Rebecca D’Harlingue
Rebecca D’Harlingue is an award-winning author of 17th century women's fiction. Her debut novel, The Lines Between Us, won in New Fiction in the Independent Press Awards, and won in its category in the CIBA Chaucer Book Awards. Her second novel, The Map Colorist, which has won a Literary Titan award, came out in September 2023. She lives in Oakland, California.