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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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This Stuff Will Sell Papers • Home of the Bluestocking Belles

Gossip from Macau. It can’t all be true. Source: This Stuff Will Sell Papers • Home of the Bluestocking Belles

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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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Berserks, Revenants, and Ghost Seals – Surviving a Saga Christmas | The Postgrad Chronicles

A great article on BERSERKS, REVENANTS, AND GHOST SEALS – SURVIVING A SAGA CHRISTMAS Source: Berserks, Revenants, and Ghost Seals – Surviving a Saga Christmas | The Postgrad Chronicles

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Misfortune of Time is on pre-order!

Book #6 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is on pre-order for just 99 cents! (works as a stand-alone)     Time cannot heal all wounds. In 11th century Ireland, Étaín must hide her pagan magic from her pious Christian priest

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‘Outlander’ Renewed For Seasons 5 & 6 By Starz; Season 4 To Debut This Fall – Deadline

YES!  Season 5 and 6 are a GO!!!!!   The Caitriona Balfe & Sam Heughan starring time travel drama is coming back for not one but two new seasons after Season 4 debuts this fall. Source: ‘Outlander’ Renewed For Seasons 5 &

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My Favorite Podshows

Lately I’ve been on a Podshow listening kick, and I wanted to share some of my favorites. They run a gamut between writing, Irish, Icelandic, and History. Many of these podcasts have member-only content that you can obtain by becoming

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Posted in History, music, pagan, Travel, Writing

Time Slip Novels

Originally posted on The Book Muse:
Time Slip Novels   A time slip novel, according to the UrbanDictionary.com, a novel that transports the main character and therefore the reader from one time to another, such as from the twenty-first century…

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22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Co – Condé Nast Traveler

Language learning app Babbel asked foreign ambassadors to the U.S. to pick the book they believe first-time visitors to their country should read before they arrive. Their answers may surprise you. Source: 22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read

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Read me, I’m Irish!

This weekend, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, all Irish novels at Tirgearr are on sale on Kindle!  This includes almost ALL of my books, including my Irish Travel Guide!  

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Don’t get scammed by companies like Reader’s Magnet

Originally posted on Inside the Inkwell:
As I’ve mentioned previously, everyone wants to rip you off as an author by taking advantage of your hopes and dreams. Scammers make me sick. I’ve had a few calls from them lately pretending…

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New Year, Old Problem: Innocent Author Rank-Stripped For Third Time

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Kristi Belcamino is really being messed around by Amazon. Yesterday morning, she was rank-stripped for the third time, and it appears to be happening every time she puts a book free – even before she…

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8 Fun Facts About the Irish Language | Mental Floss

You may hear an “Erin go bragh” or two, but even on the most Irish of holidays, we don’t hear much of the Irish language—which is a shame! Source: 8 Fun Facts About the Irish Language | Mental Floss

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Read me, I’m Scottish! Robert Burns Day Sale!

The lovely folks at Tirgearr Publishing are having a sale in honor of Robert Burns Day, January 25th!   For that day, several Scotland-related titles will be on sale, including my own Scotland guide. for just $2.99, down from the

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What Did The Vikings Eat

Originally posted on RecipeReminiscing:
We know little of the recipes from the Viking era, but knows a lot about the ingredients the Vikings had at their disposal through archaeological excavations. It is among others found “remnants” of food in pans…

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Why Are There Carvings of Women Flashing Their Genitals on Churches Across Europe? | Ancient Origins

The last place one would expect to see an image of a woman flashing her genitals is a church wall, but across Europe, most notably Ireland and Britain, there are dozens of them. Most are old women demonstrating rather exaggerated

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Unleash your inner Viking!

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/11/27/icelandic-portrait-studio-unleash-inner-viking/   At Gudmann Thor’s workplace in Reykjavik, clients rage towards him with a massive Viking sword. Every day.

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Jolabokaflod: Meet Your Favorite New Holiday Tradition 

Embrace Iceland’s “Yule Book Flood” this season and give your loved ones books to read on Christmas Eve. It’s a tradition worth passing along.   http://www.readitforward.com/essay/article/jolabokaflod-meet-favorite-new-holiday-tradition/

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