Misfortune of Vision is on pre-order!

Misfortune of Vision book #4 in The Druid’s Brooch Series is on pre-order! While this is book 4 in the series, each novel works as a stand-alone. This is the first book in the middle trilogy, set in 12th century

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Editorial review for Legacy of Truth

A great new editorial review from San Francisco Review of Books!   “Richly detailed and well written, Legacy of Truth is a treat for fans of historical fiction.” “If they made history in school this interesting, everyone would pass with flying colors!”

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XVII – Artist Package, ARCs and Review Requests, Oh, my!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. .   Once the editing, formatting, and cover art is done, the publisher will

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#FactCheck: It’s on the internet, so it must be true. Right?

Originally posted on The Tepe Telegrams:
Recently we got a couple of notes and comments regarding a number of finds supposedly attributed to the early Neolithic site of Göbekli Tepe. Finds we surprisingly never addressed or mentioned or published anyway.…

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XVI – Last Round of Edits and Cover Art

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Now that the first round of edits were submitted and read through, I

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Call of the Morrigú is a Discovered Diamond!

A lovely new 5-star review of Call of the Morrigú by Kristen McQuinn at Discovering Diamonds  … This was, simply put, a remarkably fun read. Author Christy Nicholas weaves in mythology and history smoothly throughout the narrative. Readers are given glimpses

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Misfortune of Time – first draft DONE!

I pushed hard this weekend and got my first draft of Misfortune of Time DONE!   Misfortune of Time is #6 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. Books #1-3 are published, and #4 is due out January 2018. Book #5 is

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Readers’ Christmas Gift Guide and Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY!  That’s right, FREE STUFF! Book Hub is delighted to share our Readers’ Gift Guide with you, with lots of book giveaways, including a bundle of books in all popular genres and a Kindle Fire. Three lucky draw winners will

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Great new HNR review for Call of the Morrigú

A great new review by Thomas Howley of Call of the Morrigú is now live on the Historical Novel Society webpage! It’s 1798, a particularly tense time in always rebellious English-occupied Ireland. However, the troubles haven’t yet reached the country

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Being realistic in historical fiction | Alison Morton Author

An excellent article on realism in historical fiction.   My guest today is Antoine Vanner is author of the Dawlish Chronicles, naval fiction set in the 1870s and 1880s. His latest novel, Britannia’s Gamble, was published last month (October 2017). Royal

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The Student and the Slave: an Adventure Novel with a Giveaway

Take a look at this exciting new young adult action and adventure novel, The Student and the Slave, now available for purchase! This is the third book in the Krillonian Chronicles, after The Collar and the Cavvarach and The Gladiator and the

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Into the Mound: Working With the Dead

In honor of Samhain, I’m sharing this excellent article on working with your ancestors.   Winterstar Ancestor Rite ACE held our 27th annual Winterstar Symposium in February 2009, once again at the Atwood Lodge resort in central O­hio. This is always a

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Blessing Your Dead – Building Bridges – The Lady’s Quill

Ritualancestors, dead, death, Gods, magic, necromancy, polytheism, polytheist, Samhain, witchcraft Source: Blessing Your Dead – Building Bridges – The Lady’s Quill

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October book sale at Tirgearr!

Tirgearr Publishing is having a Spooktacular sale on it’s spooky books! The following books will be on sale for 99 cents on Kindle: Joel Q Aaron – The Color of Gothic Kristi Ahlers – The Trouble with Halloween Elizabeth Delisi

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October Book Fair!

Free stuff! Free stuff! Free stuff!   Who doesn’t like free?   Welcome to the October Multi-genre Book Fair Don’t forget to enter the giveaway to WIN an AMAZON gift card! ​       ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly

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The History Girls: Corhampton Church – a Saxon gem in Provincia Meanwarorum

Source: The History Girls: Corhampton Church – a Saxon gem in Provincia Meanwarorum

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A Very British Book: The Road to ‘Tales of Britain’ – #FolkloreThursday

British folk tales, British legends, British stories, British tales, Brother Bernard, folk tale, folktales, Jem Roberts, King Arthur, Robin Hood, Tales of Britain, unbound Source: A Very British Book: The Road to ‘Tales of Britain’ – #FolkloreThursday

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Scottish Folk Magic & the Dead | Introduction

There is a seldom explored thread of an idea that needs woven into a larger narrative. That of Scottish Folk magic and older practices relating to ancestors, the Sidhe and animism and not so much deity as some of us

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Call of the Morrigú cover is in a contest!

Come vote for the best cover at the InD’Tale Monthly Cover contest! You can only vote once, and you do have to register to vote (unless you’ve already registered). Please give it a go!     CALL OF THE MORRIGÚ

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