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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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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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Posted in History, Writing

Legacy of Hunger is FREE!

Legacy of Hunger, book #1 in The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now FREE! That’s right, totally free! In 1846, on a farm in Ohio, 22-year-old Valentia is haunted by her Irish grandmother’s tales of the family she once left behind

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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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Misfortune of Time is a finalist!

Come check out the 16 different categories of the TCK Readers Choice Awards! Misfortune of Time is on page 14, in the historical fiction section. I need votes! Only one vote per IP address will be accepted. Categories are arranged

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Winners of the Critters Writers Poll!

The tallies are final in the Critters Writers Poll!   Misfortune of Vision came in Second Place in the Magical Realism Novels! Misfortune of Song came in Eleventh Place in the Romance Novels! Misfortune of Time came in Fourth Place

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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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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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Types of editing, with examples

Now you’ve written your first draft. Hooray!  Now what? Now you edit. . But first, thanks to fellow authors Joe Crance and Melora Johnson for helping me compile the data on this. Check out their fantastic work! . There are several

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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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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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Nancy’s Novels : Aye. Ken it wis like this….with Laura Vosika

A blog about Nancy Jardine’s writing. Source: Nancy’s Novels : Aye. Ken it wis like this….with Laura Vosika

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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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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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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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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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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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Legacy of Truth won an award!

Legacy of Truth has won Honorable Mention in the Fantasy/Historical category of the Global eBook Awards, 2017! ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance based on my parents’ 30-year search for true love.

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XII – Beta Edits

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. . I sent my latest WIP, Misfortune of Vision, to 7 different beta readers

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