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Debut Author Podcast: Margaret Rodenberg

Margaret Rodenberg's award-winning debut novel Finding Napoleon (She Writes Press, April 2021) includes an adaptation of Napoleon Bonaparte’s real attempt to write a romantic novel. Her passion for French history began when she lived in France as a young teen with her US Navy family. An avid traveler who has visited over sixty countries, she journeyed more than 30,000 miles to conduct Napoleonic research, including to St. Helena Island in the remote South Atlantic where Finding Napoleon takes place.

She's a former businesswoman and a director of the Napoleonic Historical Society, a non-profit that promotes knowledge of the Napoleonic era. She’s as happy in a kayak as she is in a museum. She’s @margaretrodenberg on Instagram and on Facebook. Her website is