Teaser Tuesday

From Norse Fire (click to tweet)               “Doesn’t it matter to you who sits on Svea’s throne?” She pressed. “He who rules Uppsala rules Gotland.”              Why was she pushing him?  Sestra craved peace and security but first and foremost, the kind found by a wealthy master who could promise a safe home, a place to live out the rest of her days.  Let the man she served sift through the...

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How Did We Get Mead? And other Viking oddities…Part 3, Viking Beginnings

…Or Mead came from WHAT?  (click to tweet) Mead’s origins falls squarely between “ick and “odd.”  The honeyed wine began with Odin and a battle, of course.  Isn’t it ironic that the beverage that makes men wax poetic makes them bellicose as well? So, why not sit back and hear the latest tale of Odin… The Aesir gods (Odin’s faction) and the Vanir gods (dwarf faction) battled each other in yet...

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Where Did Life Begin? With the Vikings, that is… Part 1

The title could be “In the beginning…” or “Watch out!  Driftwood ahead!”  (click to tweet)     Huh, driftwood?  A little strange, I know. I’ll come ’round to that later. Find a comfy spot. Icelander Snorri Sturluson liked a good story.  He’s the one who put the Sagas into print about three hundred years after the Viking Age came to an end.  To really understand the...

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Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to “Teaser Tuesday” (click to tweet)   I’ll post a snippet, approximately 6 lines,  of something that just released or a work in progress. In honor of Norse Jewel’s release this will be the last teaser will be from that book. Enjoy!     Their gazes connected for a moment, but Hakan went back to silently scanning the trees. That he held himself distant nettled her. “It must be very tiring to...

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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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