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VIKINGS 3, Episode 1: Mercenary

The Vikings are back with a vengeance! There are new plots afoot in every part of the Viking-Saxon world, and writer Michael Hirst has promised that we’re going to France, so grab hold of the gunwale and get ready for … Read More

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The Book Launch Party

There were lots of familiar faces last night at the Diesel Books launch party for The Price of Blood. Friends from as close as next door and as far away as New York turned out to buy books and cheer … Read More

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The Price of Blood

My second novel about Emma of Normandy, The Price of Blood, releases on February 5 in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. I imagine that someone who’s written a dozen books can regard a new release with aplomb (I … Read More

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Grantchester

I was very naughty tonight. I watched the first episode of Grantchester on Masterpiece Mystery when I should have waited for my husband to return home from his trip to Peru so we could watch it together. I’ve been wanting … Read More

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The Splendid Bookshop

“The book shop is just here.” The clerk at the Grande Hotel do Porto penciled ‘LELLO’ on the city map in front of me.

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A Personal Reflection on Fatima

I never intended to visit Fatima when I planned my recent trip to Portugal, mostly because I had no notion of where Fatima was.

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Guest Post at English History Authors Blogspot

I’m guest posting at the English History Authors Blogspot, writing 4 consecutive posts about England’s Royal Roads. Part I, The Icknield way appears Sept. 7. I hope you’ll come along for the ride! Part II, Watling Street. Sept. 8 Part … Read More

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The Historical Blog Slog

Whenever I put together a history-related blog post, it’s not something I’m writing off the top of my head even if the material springs from research I’ve been doing for the past nine years. I need to double-check everything to … Read More

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Into the Woods…Again

There is a timeless quality to my journey to Ashland every year. Granted, attending six plays over three days sweeps me into a make-believe world, even if the plays haven’t all been penned by The Bard. But there are other … Read More

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Ask The Author on Goodreads

Goodreads now has a new feature on every Goodreads Author Page called ASK THE AUTHOR. It’s an on-line tool to promote interaction between authors and readers, so I’m joining in. Readers rarely get an opportunity to question an author unless … Read More

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