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Medieval Novels
February 19th, 2014

I’m pondering the idea of a box set for my medieval novels – to combine three together. The question is – which three should I combine?

Medieval Movies
February 16th, 2014

This is what I was watching last night – can anybody name the movie? #medieval

Ironclad

Writing Contest Blurb
February 15th, 2014

I’m entering a writing contest and need a powerful under-300-word blurb to describe my story. What do you think of this? Suggestions?

Elizabeth has finally gotten free. Free of her abusive father. Free of the cruel fiancé he pledged her to. She fled her family’s medieval keep, risked the ruthless bandits which prowled her lands, and found a fresh start. In a few days she would arrive at a nunnery on England’s eastern shores. There she could begin again. She would finally put her sword skills to good use, acting as protector for the tranquil outpost.

When Richard’s moss-green eyes catch hers in the smoky depths of a tavern, Elizabeth treats him as she would every other man in her life–-as an imminent threat. Her instinct is to avoid all contact. Then a bedraggled orphan ends up tucked under her wing, and her protective instincts flare even higher.

But Richard is patient, tenderly attentive, all the things Elizabeth has craved but never thought possible. With the delicacy of a snowdrop unfurling after a bitter winter, her heart braves the most fleeting of hope.

He could be different.

Then Corwin strides in from her past. Her fiance’s cutting remarks and quick, bruising fist shatter her tenuous peace. Corwin’s grasping fingers drag her back toward the hell-hole she barely escaped to begin with.

Elizabeth must delve within herself to find hidden reserves of strength she never knew existed. Somehow she must find a way to stand against her family and Corwin-–and to claim the life she knows, deep down, that she deserves.
Flesh and Blood – Rutger Hauer
February 14th, 2014

Flesh and Blood – Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh in a rough #medieval world -

Flesh and Blood – Rutger Hauer

have you seen this? This one spurs discussion for me. What should she have done?

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King Richard III’s DNA
February 11th, 2014

Scientists to fully run King Richard III’s full DNA sequence – what will they learn?

King Richard III’s DNA

Name of the Rose
February 11th, 2014

Name of the Rose – a well researched view into the middle ages – I just watched this again Sat night. Have you seen it?

Name of the Rose

 

1938 Robin Hood with Errol Flynn
February 5th, 2014

1938 Robin Hood with Errol Flynn – how well does it portray medieval life?

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1938 Robin Hood with Errol Flynn

 

Jennifer Jason Leigh
February 5th, 2014

Who can guess what movie I’m putting into my NetFlix queue? It’s Jennifer Jason Leigh’s birthday today :)

fleshandblood

In A Glance – a Medieval Romance
February 2nd, 2014

“Excellent character definition building and nice to have a book that isn’t soft porn but is about the romance and right and wrong.”

–LuvAmazon / Amazon Reader

Grab a copy!

In A Glance – a Medieval Romance

 

Sworn Loyalty – A Medieval Romance
January 23rd, 2014

“I loved the strong heroine. It is refreshing to read a book that has a hero who respects the heroine.”

– Sandra / Amazon Reviewer

Sworn Loyalty – A Medieval Romance

Have you read this one yet? What was your favorite scene, without giving away spoilers :)