Tuesday Teaser: “Because you cheated death.”

Tuesday Teaser: “Because you cheated death.”

          Brandr let go of her when he came to his weapons in the grass. He knelt down, his profile severely set. “We need to get you to Hakan’s farmstead quickly. One of the women can tend you there.” She rubbed her arms briskly. “Your warming me sounds like a better idea,” she said in her sauciest voice. “If you kiss me like you just did, I promise my tunic won’t get in your way.” The Viking turned...

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How to Eat Like a Viking: Bread in Bag…Viking Fast Food

How to Eat Like a Viking: Bread in Bag…Viking Fast Food

  What’s a busy Viking matron to do when she’s got a gaggle of kids at her skirts and a farm to tend? You know as well I do at the end of the day many mouths will want to be fed.   Like so many moms on the go, the Viking wife and mom had a lot of responsibilities. Sometimes planning dinner falls through the cracks.  Norse women had the same problems you and I do, trying to get through her to do list, but unlike the modern...

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Tuesday Teaser: “Try me”

    “I know why I like working alone,” he said. Her wide mouth stretched in a flat smile. “But today you’re looking for the treasure with me.” He almost laughed at having his own words tossed back at him, except his eyes itched and his body ached. Lack of sleep weakened him. His hand gripped and re-gripped his shield’s leather strap. It was all he could do to stop himself from dragging Sestra off to a soft grassy place, laying...

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How to Eat Like a Viking: It’s in the Cheese by Gina Conkle

How to Eat Like a Viking: It’s in the Cheese by Gina Conkle

  The Cheese Alternative In one part of Spain, there’s a tradition that tells of Viking raiders who came to conquer but got stuck on an island in the middle of a river because local fighters defeated them. Lore has it those Vikings traded in their war hammers to become cheese farmers, and to this day that region is known for its hard cheeses. Vikings are ever resourceful! Dairy products were the midsummer answer to food shortages....

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Like Free Stories? Here’s one for you.

    Like Flash Fiction? I’m part of an ongoing paranormal/alchemy/magic story (for Rust City Book Con coming to you August 12 – 14, 2016 in Troy, MI. Click the Rust City Icon for more). I know. I’m not a paranormal author, but there was no hist rom. What you have below is my installment of the story in progress. Enjoy! ~Gina ~  ~  ~ The testy dragon blew three smoke rings on Izyk’s chest. Tiny ice crystals...

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