Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday! Here’s a teaser of Norse Fire, a Viking romance (click to tweet)   Most of the men, short on coin, hungered for a fight now that peace became a fragile thing. They clutched drinking horns, arguing answers to their own question: Who’d sit on Svea’s throne? She cared who would be king. She truly did, but the disquieting fact weighed heavy on her that any one of these men could claim her. Glancing down at...

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2nd Half of Top Ten Countdown: Why Vikings are Cool

5 Reasons Vikings are Cool (click to tweet)   And all of these reasons are non-violent. I bet you didn’t think you’d find that on this Viking list?   5. Great Engineering Simply put: Ships.  Vikings lacked complex tools for shipbuilding.  Their primary tool? The ax…a simple broad blade ax. Yet, they mastered bending wooden planks to sleek “Drakkar” ship designs (Drakkar meaning dragon).  Key to Viking...

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Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to “Teaser Tuesday” (click to tweet) Here I’ll post a snippet, of about 6 lines, of a recent release or work in progress.  In honor of Norse Jewel’s June release, I’ll post some of this book.   Enjoy!     Hakan grabbed her shoulders and pulled her closer. “I didn’t bring you here to serve. You serve only me. Do you understand?” He gave her a shake. “There are dishonorable men, Helena....

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Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to “Teaser Tuesday” (click to tweet) I’ll post a snippet of something that just released or a work in progress. In honor of Norse Jewel’s release this month, June’s teasers will be from that book. Enjoy!   “What is this?” He frowned at the pitcher and took it from her. A boy passed by and Hakan stopped him. “Take this.” Hakan grabbed her shoulders and pulled her closer. “I didn’t bring you...

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Top Ten Countdown: Why Vikings Are Cool

Top Ten Countdown: Why Vikings Are Cool  (click to tweet) 10. Excellent Weapons.   Can you say ax in three different styles?                         *Bearded *Broad-blade *Mammen (a richly decorated, ceremonial ax) Warriors of other cultures had their swords (Vikings did too), and they named their swords (Vikings did too). But, Vikings also named their axes. ‘Hel’, meaning death, and ‘Ogress of War’ are two...

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