And here they are, my nominations for H(D)HG - in no particular order. (I'd thought to put them alphabetically, but with three of them sporting so many names, it just wasn't possible.)
1. Edith Pargeter aka Ellis Peters aka John Redfern aka Joylon Carr aka Peter Benedict (1913-1995)
(image from Mysterious Press site)
2. Barbara Mertz aka Elizabeth Peters aka Barbara Michaels (1927 - 2013)
(image from Amelia Peabody website)
3. Rosemary Sutcliff (1920 - 1992)
(image from Rosemary Sutcliff blog)
4. Eileen Mary Challans aka Mary Renault (1905 - 1983)
(image from Wikipedia site)
What do you think? Any seconders? And who would you nominate as Honorary (Dead) History Girl(s)?
Joan Lennon's website.
Joan Lennon's blog.