Guess which books are on sale for 99 cents? These two!

Guess which books are on sale for 99 cents? These two!

  It’s springtime and that means it’s time to celebrate with a Viking romance sale.    Norse Jewel – Wolf-eyed Hakan wants a quiet farmer’s life. The warrior buys a Frankish thrall to keep his longhouse and clever Helena thaws his icy heart. Old loyalties demand Hakan take up his sword…but will it be at the cost of true love? Amazon     B&N To Find a Viking Treasure – The adventure...

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Exciting News!

Exciting News!

To Steal a Viking Bride   2018 New England Readers’ Choice Finalist Romance Short Story Category       A dark-eyed warrior grabs Eira at her betrothal feast, and a shocking secret is revealed. The shield maiden must decide—marry the powerful Viking, Steinar, or claim a second chance at love with Gunnar, the low-born, raven-haired Viking from her past.                                              ...

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Who Would You be in Viking History?

Who Would You be in Viking History?

  Taking a different turn in Viking history for another look at the women who shaped the Norse world. This post is different. It’s something of a Cosmo-esque quiz. Read about four real Viking women, consider their character traits, and see which one matches your personality the best. Further down is the reveal with a brief bio. Then you tell me in the comments who which true historical woman you identify with. Have...

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Putting His Best Foot Forward: A Story of Rollo the Walker by Gina Conkle

Putting His Best Foot Forward: A Story of Rollo the Walker by Gina Conkle

  Bend or Stand?   Today’s post takes you back to Normandy with a funny, but true, tale of humor and diplomacy a la Viking style.   Thanks to History Channel’s Vikings, most people know Ragnar Lothbrok and his Viking raiders pillaged Paris to the bone. He and his massive army camped out on the Seine River, conducting raids from 845-846. Yes, that’s right. He gave monasteries, villages, and the citadel of Paris a...

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When a Chieftain Breaks the Law by Gina Conkle

When a Chieftain Breaks the Law by Gina Conkle

  When you say “Viking” and “Chieftain” in the same sentence, images of powerful men come to mind. You might also conjure a “wild west” style of lawlessness. This perception is well-earned in some cases. Yet, Viking history and their sagas presents a more nuanced picture. One case in point takes us to Iceland. Last week  shared the true tale of Audr the Deep-Minded, an amazing female leader in...

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