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Past Storm and Fire has received a Chill with a Book PREMIER Readers’ Award!

Past Storm and Fire, my latest novel, has been honored by Chill with a Book with their PREMIER Readers’ Award!   Check out the listing here    Escape can embolden your soul – or destroy it. Val Masterson created Vigdis

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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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Past Storm and Fire is part of this InD’Tale video of 5 Star review books!

Past Storm and Fire is part of this InD’Tale video of 5 Star review books! #mustread #paststormandfire #vikings #timeslip #romance Buy link here!  

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Posted in History, Writing

Past Storm and Fire got 5 Stars in InD’Tale Magazine!

InD’Tale Magazine just reviewed Past Storm and Fire in their June 2019 issue, and gave it a glowing 5 STAR review! Click here to see the magazine – the review is on the last page! An excerpt from the review:

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Past Storm and Fire is now released!

Past Storm and Fire Past Storm and Fire, a timeslip romance taking place in both modern Miami and medieval Iceland, is now RELEASED!!  It will be available both on Kindle and in Print (presuming I can get my proof done

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Posted in History, Travel, Writing

Past Storm and Fire is now on Pre-Order!

Past Storm and Fire Past Storm and Fire, a timeslip romance taking place in both modern Miami and medieval Iceland, is now available on pre-order!  It will be available both on Kindle and in Print (presuming I can get my

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Interview with Valeria, main character from Past Storm and Fire

Past Storm and Fire: . Val’s world is turned upside down by Hurricane Andrew in Miami, 1992. As she sifts through the remnants, she searches for something to take her away from the stress. After her co-worker and best friend

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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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Posted in History

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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Posted in Travel

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

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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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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NaNoWriMo 2017 WON!

And that’s a wrap! . This was the first time I’d ever tried NaNoWriMo, and I just crossed the 50,000 word mark for November. Of course, 27,000 words were finishing up Misfortune of Time (because my muse can’t read a

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2018 Calendars are ready!

I’ve prepared FIVE different calendars for Ireland for 2018. Available for purchase HERE! Religious Ireland 2018 Calendar Irish Coasts 2018 Calendar Essential Ireland 2018 Calendar Neolithic Ireland 2018 Calendar Ireland Buildings 2018 Calendar REVISED! I’ve added more calendars! Iceland 2018

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Posted in Art, Photography, Travel

My Journey to Rjúkandi on Vimeo

Rjúkandi,

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You Need To See This Extraordinary Viking Pub In Iceland | Bored Panda

A mixed martial arts gym called Mjölnir MMA in Iceland just opened a Viking pub. They are located in a forrest in the center of Reykjavík. The bar is named Drukkstofa Óðins, Drukkstofa is an old icelandic word for pub.

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Iceland trip

We woke up on our penultimate day to torrential rain, hail and gale force winds. From what I understand this was nothing by Icelandic standards but it was the worst we had experienced. I like to think that Iceland was

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Iceland 2017 Calendar Now Live!

I have an Iceland Calendar for 2017! Available on Lulu HERE   Some of the photos included in the calendar:            ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance based

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Ten Icelandic Sagas you may not have heard of

Many readers will know some of these Icelandic sagas, such as Egil’s Saga or Njal’s Saga, but the Icelandic writers penned dozens of these stories. Here are ten sagas that you may not have heard of, but offer a fascinating

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