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Teaser Tuesday

A Teaser Tuesday snippet…  Where Lord Bowles backpedals, Georgian style   From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle     “What you said about my hips tonight…about my being well-fed was rude.” He winced. “You heard that.” Light radiated off smudged glass, reflecting his sculpted mouth. His shoulders squared in the way of a man facing his due. She rubbed the purple velvet, drawing a...

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History Thursday: A Woman’s Wisdom on How to Conquer

  We’ve all heard, “Behind every great man stands a woman.”  I’d push the adage further. Beside every great man stands a great woman.  Especially when it comes to Vikings. Archaeologists have lately declared Viking women fought alongside Viking men — like this is a thrilling revelation. Many assumed the bones found at historical digs belonged to Viking men. Recent DNA tests corrected this.  Turns out a lot...

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Teaser Tuesday

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Teaser Tuesday

A Teaser Tuesday snippet…  Where we learn denial is good for a man   From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle   Marcus leaned a shoulder against the doorjamb. At the corner cabinet, Samuel raised a narrow-necked bottle in silent question. He wanted a drink but waved away the offer. Denial was good for man who lived too long with excess. A man like him.   He was turning over a new leaf and...

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The Battle of Hastings: The Long Viking Reach

October 14th marks the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. History lists battle after battle, so what’s the big deal? William the Conqueror changed the face of Europe on that fateful day, moving England…the world into a new era.    How did William get there?   Here’s Five Fast Facts:   1. Son of Robert I, Duke of Normandy and Herleva (aka Arlette), William didn’t let his illegitimate birth stop him...

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Teaser Tuesday

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Teaser Tuesday

A Teaser Tuesday snippet… How to take a woman by surprise   From book 3 in the Midnight Meetings series (coming in 2016) by Gina Conkle   She yanked open the door, blinking at bright sunlight and an even brighter man. Her breath caught. “Lord Bowles.” “Miss Turner, how nice to see you again.” She stood mutely in the doorway. His greeting alone could be a proposition the way his voice caressed her name. Gold-flecked hazel...

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