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Age of Saints is on Pre-Order!

Age of Saints, Book #7 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order! . Release date is March 6, 2019 . NOTE: This book will ONLY be available via Kindle Unlimited for the first 90 days after release. After

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Viking Map with Old Norse Placenames

Great map including the world as per the Vikings, and their placenames for all the locations.   http://thedockyards.com/map-viking-world-placenames-old-norse-language  

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Folklore of Little Christmas

via Folklore of Little Christmas Today is Little christmas/the feast of the epiphany. A few small snippets of Irish folklore relating to the traditions associated with the day taken from the National Folklore Schools collection. It is also known in

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Norwegian Forest Cats, The Pets Of The Vikings

Discover the history of the Norwegian forest cats (known in Norwegian as ‘Norske skogkatter’), the pets of the well known Vikings. Source: Norwegian Forest Cats, The Pets Of The Vikings

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Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. – a blurb preview!

I’m still working out the kinks and edits for Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. but I took some time to write up the first draft of a blurb.   What do you think? Would it intrigue you enough to purchase?  

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Happy Solstice!

Happy solstice!   Ah, December. The ringing of jingle bells until you want to smash the little buggers whenever they appear, the mad dash for holiday gifts, the dreaded anticipation of hordes of relatives appearing at your doorstep. And yet,

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Age of Saints is on contract!

Age of Saints, book #7 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on contract with Tirgearr Publishing. Tentative release date is April 2019. Stay tuned for more details! . Watch my Tirgearr Publishing page for more news, or to catch

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A Samhain Blessing

From Arthur Hinds, Bard Extraordinaire:   I honor my ancestors- those that came before me- those that stand beside me in the eddies of time.   I honor my family- family by fated blood relation- family by recognition and adoption

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Faces of the Mórrígan – a Perception of Deity – Lora O’Brien – Irish Author & Guide

As part of our annual 6 month Intensive Programme, I answer questions from students who want to know more about the Irish Goddess Mórrígan, with whom I have had a solid working relationship for about 15 years now… and the last 13

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Myth & Moor: “Into the Woods” series, 52: Twilight Tales

Source: Myth & Moor: “Into the Woods” series, 52: Twilight Tales

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Great new 5 star review in InD’Tale Magazine for Misfortune of Time!!

See the review in the September issue!

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Debbie Shannon – Author

   A friend of mine and fellow author is now published, and her books are all available! . They can be found online on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, and iBooks. The ebooks can also be found on BookBub, Kobo and

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Happy Lughnasadh!

The first day of August (or thereabouts) is traditionally celebrated in Celtic cultures as Lammas, Lughansadh, or the first harvest in the northern hemisphere. The Scottish name for August is Lammas. . Lammas is one of the four pre-Christian Celtic

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Snippet from Age of Saints WIP

A snippet from my current WIP, Age of Saints (#7 of The Druid’s Brooch Series)     As he trudged down the path toward the oak grove, the wind whipped up, lashing the dried leaves on the ground into a

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Misfortune of Time – Reviews are coming in!

Misfortune of Time, book #6 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, released July 11, 2018, and some wonderful reviews have been posted so far! . “Christy Nicholas once again weaves a historical tale from old Ireland with the magical gift of

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Misfortune of Time – Release Day!

Book #6 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is RELEASED!   Get your copy before July 15th for just 99 cents! (works as a stand-alone).  It goes up to normal price of $5.99 after that.     Time cannot heal all wounds.

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First Chapter of Misfortune of Vision – Audio!

The lovely EbonyClokk has recorded a reading of the first chapter of Misfortune of Vision, book #4 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. Listen to it here!  

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Age of Saints has begun…

Really, this time! . Age of Saints will be book # 7 in The Druid’s Brooch series, and the first of the final trilogy, set in the 5th and 6th centuries of Ireland’s history. . I’ve written the first 10,000

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You Can Learn to Speak Irish Gaeilge! – Lora O’Brien

Source: You Can Learn to Speak Irish Gaeilge! – Lora O’Brien

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Happy Solstice!

Summer is here, hot and sultry!   I have had a love-hate relationship with summer. Having grown up in South Florida, summer meant blistering heat, horrible humidity, and lovely complications such as heat rash. There’s your delightful visual for the

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