Friday, September 24, 2021

PRE-RELEASE: THE EAGLE'S LADY

 Book II of my Viking historical "Eagle" series, "The Eagle's Lady" is now available for pre-purchase.  It releases October 22.




Son of an ailing jarl, Ari Bjornsson raids for treasure and slaves to support his family.  He is a heathen, a murderer, and it is a sin for any Christian woman to love him.  

Abducted to Norway from her peaceful Irish fishing village, Maeve is horrified to realize that she may be the one who can.

It will not be easy.  Read the rest of their story here:

 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09GCNF98S

 

Sunday, June 20, 2021

ONE MORE DAY

 


There is one day left to see Book 3 of my "Comet" trilogy at Silver Dagger Tours.  "Clothilde" is a story of the years following the Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon England.  William of Normandy, now England's King, has harrowed the rebellious north in a scorched earth policy that will be remembered for generations.  Clothilde du Flaumier, daughter of one of William's foremost commanders, has been untouched by that in Normandy.  However, when her family relocates to England on the Welsh border, everything changes.  See her story and a story of the Conquest and enter a drawing for a $15 Amazon gift certificate or a free copy of the prequel, "Flame of Normandy," at https://www.silverdaggertours.com/sdsxx-tours/clothilde-book-tour-and-giveaway


Friday, June 18, 2021

SCENT OF A MAN NOW AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIOBOOK

 

Catch my sweet contemporary romance, Love Cabin, and three other romantic comedies in this anthology, now available in audiobook.

https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Scent-of-a-Man-Audiobook/B096W6H2FR



Friday, June 4, 2021

BOOK BLITZ: CLOTHILDE


 RABT Book Tours is featuring a Book Blitz today for Book 3 of my Norman Conquest romance series, "Clothilde."

Beginning with the prequel, "Flame of Normandy," and continuing through my best selling "The Comet," each book can be read as a stand alone.  Read together, they chronicle the lives and loves of a Norman family during William of Normandy's conquest of Anglo-Saxon England.

Clothilde is a study in contradictions.  She cannot be a knight, refuses to be a nun and loathes the idea of marriage.

See her story and enter a drawing for an ebook copy of "Flame of Normandy," which is getting very fine reviews.

This series is such a favorite of mine, I hope you will enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it.

http://www.readingaddictionvbt.com/


Friday, May 21, 2021

SILVER DAGGER BLOG TOUR: CLOTHILDE


For the next month, you can join the Silver Dagger blog tour for my Norman Conquest romance, Clothilde.  Book 3 of the Comet series, Clothilde is the story of one family's lives and loves during William the Conqueror's defeat of Anglo-Saxon England.

Enter the drawing for a $15 gift certificate or electronic copy of the prequel to this series, Flame of Normandy.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.silverdaggertours.com/sdsxx-tours/clothilde-book-tour-and-giveaway

Friday, May 7, 2021

IT'S RELEASE DAY!

 


It's release day! This morning Book III of my Comet series, "Clothilde" released as an ebook on Amazon. Following the rise of William of Normandy in his ascent to the English throne in 1066, "Clothilde" is the final book in the trilogy. Each book can be read as a stand alone. In this final installment, the du Flaumier family dynasty created by the forced marriage of Catherine Broussard to Hugo du Flaumier will face its greatest challenge as Hugo follows William to England to conquer the Anglo-Saxon King Harold and seize the English throne. Safely--or perhaps unsafely--left behind on the shores of Normandy, Hugo and Catherine's youngest daughter is left to her own devices. Bad idea!

Excerpt: "She was pointing at her nemesis, thirsting to see him extinguished before her eyes. God would have to forgive her later. Guie’s horse, trained to a fine art, jumped a prone body on the ground—Dain--and landed at a full stop just ahead of the fleeing kidnapper, allowing Guie to land on the backstroke. It was over in seconds. She heard his sword in the air, the thud as it met flesh, and then she didn’t want to see any more.
The others were running for their lives, but the second knight rode them down like chasing mice, leaning from his horse at a full gallop, hewing them down. Within moments, justice had been administered. Nothing but dead bodies lay in the road except for Clothilde and Dain.
Clothilde lay retching and heaving in the dust, gasping for air. She saw a horse’s forefeet in front of her, then felt hands on her shoulders. Her sister’s husband jerked her to her feet in a single motion and then had to hold her up.
“Are you hurt?” he asked, one mailed arm around her like iron. “Clothilde, are you hurt?”
She shook her head. “Just winded.” She spared a glance for Dain, who was still sprawled at the roadside with the second knight simply standing in front of him, dismounted. But he had left him his head.
“What the fuck is this?” Guie demanded furiously.
“I...went over the cliffs,” Clothilde gasped. “He found me. He was bringing me home.”
“From here?”
“He took me to his home first. They took care of me. Please, Guie, don’t kill him.”
“That is not a likely story,” the second knight put in. She glanced up at him long enough to know she didn’t know him. He was young, dark haired, with piercing blue eyes, and speaking with assurance. “I found where you went down and it was right on your own land. You didn’t fall, you were taken down. And then this turd grabbed you for a little ransom, which now is a reward, so he was returning you. Isn’t that the way it went?”
She saw Dain watching, not trying to defend himself. There was no point. They were aristocrats, he was a peasant. They would do with him as they wished, law or no law. But he knew now she was no lady’s maid.
“You’ve taken Lord Hugo’s daughter, you idiot.” The unknown knight spat into the bushes—more disgust than dust. By her count, he had killed three men in mere seconds and his attitude clearly conveyed he wouldn’t mind one more.
“Please don’t kill him, he doesn’t deserve it,” Clothilde begged.
“That will be for Hugo to judge.” Guie was steadying her on her feet, but she could tell he was still furious. Well, let her father judge, then. There were no witnesses left alive. They were lying in bloodied heaps on the road. She turned aside, retching.
“He will not be back for some time,” Guie said when she had finished. “Harold is defeated but they are harrying his remnant to the north. I’ve come back for Cecile’s confinement, no more, then I must return. But you...”
He looked at her with a dire shake of the head.
“All I did was to go fishing,” Clothilde protested.
“Alone. On an unguarded beach with everyone gone to war. Tilde, I do not know what to do with you.” He looked over at the second knight. “Estman, are you not in need of a wife?”
Follow Clothilde's adventurous life, lived on the tides of love and war. And don't forget to check out Books I and II, "Flame of Normandy" and "The Comet."

Saturday, May 1, 2021

"CLOTHILDE" RELEASES MAY 7 - BOOK III OF THE NORMAN CONQUEST SERIES "THE COMET"

 "Clothilde" officially releases May 7 and is available for pre-release now at Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09357HF4N?pf_rd_r=0W332ANQA9M1MYZ3ZPTE

If you like historical romance, don't miss Flame of Normandy, The Comet or Clothilde.  This series will take you from the years preceding the Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon England to the years after, when a way to peace between two strong warring nations--and some strong warring families--must be found.  A tale of war and love, Clothilde is a big chunk of a book that will give you hours of reading pleasure.  See it today!