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Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent #3

Here's a third helping from my latest work in progress, a sequel to my Regency short story A Gift Unsought.  This will probably be the last one, at least for a while, as I'm starting nanowrimo on Friday.  With the family dressed and occupied with welcoming the guests to the ball, all but the footmen… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent #3

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Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent (Part 2)

Here's a second excerpt from my current work in progress, a sequel to my Christmas Regency story A Gift Unsought. “I have to take care of the laundry.” She held up the bundle of clothes and stepped farther away before he could capture her again.Predictably, he followed her. “Ketty may have had her fill of… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent (Part 2)

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Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent

Here's a bit of my latest work in progress, a sequel to my Regency Christmas story from last year, A Gift Unsought.  This one will take place at Valentine's Day, and will take up the story of Alethea Fenn and Pierce Rowland where they left off. Lady Holmwood’s breakfast bell rang, and Alethea sprang into… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: A Letter Unsent

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Tuesday Critique: Christmas Cookies

For something completely different, here's a little sneak peek of my upcoming Christmas romance story. “I have a feeling you would have been a good mom.”  Lily met Logan’s eyes over the rim of her coffee cup, smiled, lowered it.  “I would have.  I know it.  Maybe not a perfect one, but a good one.”“Who’s perfect,… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Christmas Cookies

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Tuesday Critique: Baptism

In this last excerpt from Sons of Alba, book 3: Son of Courage, Uilleam baptizes Kara. Will’s eyes were on her, flooding her with strength, as she shed her cloak and dipped a toe into the cold water.  It lapped around her bare foot, then her ankle, then the other.  Then her dress dragged into… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Baptism

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Tuesday Critique: Uilleam meets a Thrall

In this latest excerpt from Sons of Alba, Book 3: Son of Courage, Uilleam meets one of his own people who has lived his life as a slave among Vikings. Inside the dim building, in the reek of horse dung and fragrant hay, Kara waited for him.  “You can take this one,” she said, patting… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Uilleam meets a Thrall

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Tuesday Critique: Kara asks questions

In todays excerpt, Uilleam's new friend Kara quizzes him about his strange new faith. It was here she found Wilhjelmr, kneeling beside the pool.  In his reflection she could see his lips moving slightly, his eyes closed.  Was it simple fancy, or did the air around him seem brighter, somehow?  Though she walked quietly along… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Kara asks questions

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Tuesday Critique: Uilleam sets sail

Here's a new excerpt from Sons of Alba, Book 3: Son of Courage.  Uilleam is about to embark on his missionary journey, alone for the first time. Dawn found the folk of Thorsbjorg gathered on the strand.  The dragon-prowed longships bobbed at anchor, laden to the gunwales with cargo, eagerly pulling at their ropes as… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Uilleam sets sail

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Critique Tuesday: Caomhin’s book

In today's excerpt from Sons of Alba, Book 3: Son of Courage, Uilleam is about to embark on a mission across the sea, leaving his mother for the first time.  She has a precious gift to send with him. She was at the altar, just as he’d thought - as he’d somehow known she’d be. … Continue reading Critique Tuesday: Caomhin’s book