Helena P. Schrader, PhD
Award-winning novelist Helena P. Schrader has a PhD in History. She has published non-fiction books on World War II and novels set in Ancient Sparta, the crusades, and World War II. Helena’s novel set in the 7th Crusade, St. Louis’ Knight, won the Chaucer Award 2014 for Historical Fiction set in the High Middle Ages. Visit her website: http://www.helenapschrader.com for a complete description and reviews of her publications, or follow her blog: schradershistoricalfiction.blogspot.com for updates on current works in progress, recent reviews, and excerpts. For more on the Crusader Kingdoms and Balian d’Ibelin visit: defenderofjerusalem.com or follow her blog on the Crusader Kingdoms at: http://www.defendingcrusaderkingdoms.blogspot.com Helen.a is a career U.S. diplomat currently serving in Africa.