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New Cover Art Tease for Legacy of Hunger

Legacy of Hunger, the first book in my Druid’s Brooch Series, is currently not for sale. Not to worry! That’s only temporary! You see, it’s been published by Tirgearr Publishing, and they’ve been fantastic. They still have all my other

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Age of Druids,Book #9 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order!

Read the exciting conclusion of the Druid’s Brooch Series, set in the time of St. Patrick! GET YOUR COPY WHILE IT’S ONLY 99 cents! Clíodhna has three children and a missing husband, and now finds herself in the middle of

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The Druid’s Brooch Series is Coming to an End

Follow a family saga back through the centuries, all holders of a magical brooch whose origins are hidden in the mists of time and Irish legend… It started in 1846, with Legacy of Hunger. Valentia left her home in the

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Stone Forged – New Release!

Two years ago, they ended an invasion. Now, they must prevent an uprising. When peace is shattered by a southern king, the northern Ó Mordha tribesmen must once again join the fight. As the freed invaders amass at the seat

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Fantastic reviews for Age of Secrets!

Buy your copy here! Reviews are coming in for Age of Secrets, book #8 in The Druid’s Brooch Series The latest is from the April 2020 issue of InD’Tale Magazine, giving Age of Secrets 4.5 stars out of 5, and

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Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now LIVE! . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend. That friend leads him to a cottage where

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Age of Secrets (Druid’s Brooch #8) is on pre-order!

Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order! . Release date is March 11, 2020. . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend.

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Review on Age of Saints from Historical Novel Society

Have a look at the lovely new review from Anna Bennett at the Historical Novel Society! Sixth-century Ireland springs to life in Christy Nicholas’ Age of Saints, a tapestry of historical detail woven with Irish fairy tales and folklore. Conall is

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Age of Saints is going wide!

Age of Saints, book #7 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, is going wide on September 3, 2019! If you still want it on KU, get it quick! This book has been available on Kindle Unlimited, and thus exclusively on Amazon.

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Giveaways of Outlander merch!

Enter to win a whole bunch of Outlander merchandise!   Happy August from authors Russell Nohelty, Demelza Carlton, E.B. Black, Mariah Stone, Paula Wynne, Jen Katemi, Christy Nicholas, Kacey Ezell, Amy H Wolf, Tina Glasneck, Fiona Miers, Tiny Fox Press,

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Posted in History, Travel, Writing

Writing updates!

Updates!   Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. is getting closer to publication! Cover is done, but I still need to complete the wrap around and start the formatting fun.   Past Storm and Fire – Almost done recording for audiobook! I

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Misfortune of Time made the Finals! Rone Awards 2019

Misfortune of Time, Book #6 in The Druid’s Brooch series, made the Rone Awards 2019 Finals in the Fantasy Category!   See the listing in the June 2019 issue of InD’Tale Magazine here! Pick up your own copy here!  

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Age of Saints is a Discovered Diamond!

Discovering Diamonds has posted a lovely review of Age of Saints, book #7 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. “Equally appreciated is Nicholas’s deep understanding of Irish legend and lore. Her books are rich with these, and they bring the culture

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Misfortune of Time is in the 2019 Rone Awards!

Misfortune of Time, book #6 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, is in this week’s RONE Awards at InD’Tale Magazine! Please go and vote for Misfortune of Time in the Fantasy category! You must register to vote, and you can only

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Beltaine by Lora O’Brien

Watch this fantastic video of Lora O’Brien discussing Bealtaine Beltane is the anglicised version of our Irish word Bealtaine – still in use and meaning ‘the month of May’, and used in association with May Eve or May Day in

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May Day & Butter Stealing Witches

On May Day, or more particularly, May morning, witches are traditionally believed to be able to steal their neighbour’s milk or butter, so that no amount of churning will create butter. These witches, or hags as they were often known,

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Landscape of Scottish Mythological Gods, Goddesses and Giants

Scottish mythology and folklore make a finely woven tartan (travel) rug threaded with a collection of colorful and sometimes dark tales that have emerged from the long history of Scotland; each one elaborated and bettered by successive generations of storytellers. But

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Misfortune of Time is a Rone Award Nominee for 2019!

(Buy link HERE!) In 11th century Ireland, Étaín must hide her pagan magic from her pious Christian priest husband, Airtre. She wants to escape his physical abuse, but she must stay to protect their grandson, Maelan. Over many lifetimes, she

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Misfortune of Time is a Nominee for 2019 Top Shelf Indie Book Awards

Misfortune of Time, Book # 6 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, has been named as a Nominee for the 2019 Top Shelf Indie Book Awards!  

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Misfortune of Song and Misfortune of Vision are finalists in The 2018 Wishing Shelf Awards!

Link to a list of the 2018 FINALISTS in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The children’s books were read and judged by children in 8 UK primary and secondary schools, the adult books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London

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