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A Royal Masquerade – Blog Tour: Day Two

  Welcome, my mighty followers, to DAY 2 of A Royal Masquerade’s blog tour!Today’s lovely blog tour participants are . . .   Faith:       Spotlight The Florid Sword   Liz:      Spotlight / Author Interview Home With Hummingbirds     Every day you comment on this post, or on a participants post, you get another point towards winning prizes!…

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A Royal Masquerade – Blog Tour: Day One

  And so we begin DAY 1 of A Royal Masquerade’s blog tour!   In case you didn’t hear, the next book in my Tales of Ambia series has been published!!  *blow air horn*     The ebook edition is LIVE on Amazon and the paperback will be available shortly! To celebrate this endeavor, we are having (obviously) a blog…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

The Goose Girl Cometh!

    It’s happening, my dear people! By November, Lord willing, my retelling of The Goose Girl (and the next installment in The Tales of Ambia series) will be RELEASED!   Annnnd . . . it even has a TITLE!           May I introduce to you . . . A Royal Masquerade!     Because this…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

September In A Nutshell

*falls into the room like a dwarf tumbling through Bilbo Baggin’s front door*     Augh, sorry guys!  I’ve been struggling with my health lately and now I’m behind in everything!     I know you’ve been pining away for an update from me.  #justkidding   And so without further excuses – onto the Nutshell!     – WATCHED –  …

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Life at Hedgerose – Chapter Five

Chapter Five Welcome Home     Titus scooped up a handful of earth, rubbing the cool soil between his fingers and then turning his hand over to let it funnel out of his palm, listening to its soft whisper as it fell to the ground.  It was early in the morning and the hot sun on his back still felt…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter Four

Chapter Four Walking On Water And Walking On Eggshells     Titus had known that something was brewing in Folrolf’s mind since before Spring Festival.  His guardian would drift about the house for days, muttering to himself and trailing scraps of parchment—like flotsam in the wake of a receding wave. The paper was covered in strange equations, measurements, and queer,…

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Life At Hedgerose – Chapter Three

Chapter Three Twelve Years, Eight Years, Five Years and Four   Spring was doing its best to hurry into summer. The weather was so mild—and Folrolf so completely occupied in a recent project that kept him cooped up in his study—that Titus seized the opportunity of the unusually fair day to go fishing at Rivenstream.             He slipped a package…

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Life At Hedgerose – Chapter 2

Chapter Two The New Housekeeper      Titus only heard brief snatches of the argument between Folrolf and Honey Winstalk—he deliberately clattered pans in the kitchen so as not to hear much of it—but from the bits that he heard, it sounded as if Honey were taunting Folrolf and claiming that he couldn’t do half of the work that women did.  …

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