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Hold Fast: A Dinner Invitation

In this new sneak peek of my work in progress, Hold Fast, a historical novel based on a true story, I imagine Ann McIntyre invited for a visit to Conrad Gugy's manor while her sons and friends live in scarcity in the refugee camp on his land at Machiche.  Let me know what you think… Continue reading Hold Fast: A Dinner Invitation

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Everdream: The Dragon’s Vale

Here's another sneak peek of my upcoming YA fantasy novel, Everdream.  Kynan has just entered the Dragon's vale, seeing for the first time just how much damage a dragon can do.  Please let me know what you think in the comments. He moved as quickly as he might, though the uneven ground and the shrouding… Continue reading Everdream: The Dragon’s Vale

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Hold Fast: To Lose Everything

In this latest sneak peek from my work in progress, an historical fiction based on the life of Ann MacLean, she has just given birth to her second son while fleeing as a Loyalist refugee from the American Revolution.  Please let me know what you think in the comments below. The babe stayed close to… Continue reading Hold Fast: To Lose Everything

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Everdream: Mechanics of a Dream

In this sneak peek of my YA novel Everdream, Kynan learns a little more about the mechanics of the dream world.  As always, I'd love to hear what you think in the comments. They made camp in a shallow cave under a massive overhanging boulder.  It was warm enough in Everdream, he'd noticed, never to need… Continue reading Everdream: Mechanics of a Dream

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Hold Fast: Life and Loss

Here's another sneak peek of my new work in progress, a historical fiction novel based on the life of Ann MacLean.  In this excerpt, Ann gives birth to her second son while fleeing to Canada, fresh from the loss of her husband. Ann gripped the hands of two strangers and groaned, pushing with all of… Continue reading Hold Fast: Life and Loss

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Everdream: Dreamlight

In this excerpt from my Young Adult Fantasy novel, Prince Kynan and his mysterious guide, Grigor, are travelling through a dark tunnel.  Grigor shows Kynan a magical solution to their light problem.   Kynan had thought the darkness absolute.  But then Grigor reached behind him and shut the door, locking it with a loud and… Continue reading Everdream: Dreamlight

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Hold Fast: Kinship

This is my current work in progress, a historical fiction based on the true story of Ann MacLean, a Scottish immigrant and Loyalist.  In this peek she meets someone who will play a brief but important role in her life. A few torches guttered at the corners of the garden beds, hard pressed to burn… Continue reading Hold Fast: Kinship

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Everdream: She is Lost

Here's another excerpt from my current work in progress, Everdream.  Let me know what you think! It always irked Kynan to answer his father’s summons, especially after they’d quarrelled—to bow low in obeisance and follow form when within he screamed to break loose and rage. Still, he knew his place, and he bowed though every… Continue reading Everdream: She is Lost