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Tuesday Critique: The Vision Deepens

Here's a new excerpt from Sons of Alba, book 3: Son of Courage.  On his way to the town of his birth, Uilleam contemplates the prophetic visions he's had. Uilleam’s eyes took in everything around him - each unfamiliar rock jutting from the heather, each copse and spring and weathered standing stone.  They followed the… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: The Vision Deepens

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Tuesday Critique: Uilleam’s vision

Here's a new excerpt from Sons of Alba, book 3: Son of Courage.  Uilleam and his mother Ealasaid have embarked on a journey to discover his past and his future. It rained until they reached Cill Linnhe, an abandoned monastery that huddled grey and forlorn on a cliff top at the head of a firth. … Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Uilleam’s vision

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Tuesday Critique: Uilleam’s Call

Here's a first excerpt from Sons of Alba, book 3: Son of Courage.  Uilleam, the son of middle daughter Ealasaid from Daughter of Spirit, is contemplating his future: After his grandfather died, Uilleam waited crouched under the eaves of the house for the better part of the day.  He watched the comings and goings, saw… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Uilleam’s Call

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Tuesday Critique: Son of Redemption

Okay, this is it!  I'm pretty sure I'm done Sons of Alba, Book 2: Son of Redemption.  So here's one last excerpt for your reading enjoyment before I get started on book 3. The house was snug, its fire roaring merrily on the new hearth, as the winter wind howled at being barred outside.  In… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Son of Redemption

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Tuesday Critique: The Battle Joined

Here's my latest work on Sons of Alba, Book 2: Son of Redemption.  Seumas is on the brink of his first battle, one that will change his life forever.  (Disclaimer: a bit violent)They crept so close they could smell the smoke from the Sassanach camp fires, could hear the distant whinny of a horse and… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: The Battle Joined

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Tuesday Critique: The Dawn of Battle

In today's excerpt, Seumas is preparing for the Battle of Carham with his father and uncle and the armies of Alba ... When Dadaidh nudged Seumas to waken, he was already alert.  The sky was still dim, though the stars had begun to fade and the rim of the world showed a faint pinkish glow. … Continue reading Tuesday Critique: The Dawn of Battle

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Tuesday Critique: Seumas on a mission

Here's my latest excerpt of Sons of Alba, Book 2: Son of Redemption. Seumas is off at war, itching for the fight to start, when he learns a few things while scouting with an older warrior. The captain paired him with an older man, seasoned in the Ard Righ’s battles against the Lochlannaich.  He looked… Continue reading Tuesday Critique: Seumas on a mission