Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 29

The City of Cologne

The historical background for my latest release, Carried Away, is a little known conflict that took place at the beginning of the 12th century between the Holy Roman Emperor, Heinrich V, and the citizens of Cologne. Agrippina-Nero’s Mother Most people think of the famous cathedral when they think of Cologne, but it is a much …

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Jun 26

What’s A Hovawart?

The Hovawart is a little-known German dog breed. The name of the breed means “an estate guard dog,” which is the original use for the breed. The breed originated in the Black Forest region and was first described in text and paintings in medieval times.   In my latest release, Carried Away, the hero, Dieter …

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Jun 17

Meet A Rebel Chieftain

99 cents on Kindle Exclusive Interview with Rhodri ap Owain, Welsh rebel chieftain from ConqueringPassion. Date: 1075 Place: The fortress of Cadair Berwyn, Wales Henry Cavill (Tudors, The Immortals, Superman) is definitely the actor I would choose to play Rhodri. The Normans are cursing you as a murdering troublemaker. What do you say to that? …

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Jun 15

Celebrity Warriors Visit Remote Welsh Village

Date: Early 12th century   Place: Llanfarran, Wales We’re honoured to have those well-known patriot warriors, twins Rhun and Rhydderch, sons of the Prince of Powwydd, visiting our little village here in Wales. Tell us about the accident that brought you here. Rhun: Our brother Rhys and our brother-by-marriage Baudoin de Montbryce tumbled into a deep …

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Jun 12

Free Partay -Are You Ready?

For two days only, Free Partay will offer kindle ebooks FREE. June 13 and 14. Here’s your chance to download my medieval romance, The Winds of The Heavens, for FREE. Kudos to designer Kate Sterling for the sexy new cover on this book. Click on the Free Partay banner above for a list of FREE …

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Jun 10

Interview with the Heroine of Conquering Passion

Heartland’s Cindy Busby Interview with Mabelle de Valtesse, heroine of Conquering Passion (I visualize Canadian actress Cindy Busby acing the role of Mabelle with no difficulty at all!) Date: October 1066 Place: Montbryce Castle, Normandy   We’ve just come from seeing off your betrothed, Ram de Montbryce, as the invasion fleet set sail for England. They have …

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