Get yourself into the Christmas spirit with this short story (a chapter excerpt from the novel, THE WHISPERING WIND).
Set in 7th Century Anglo-Saxon England, in the town that is now Lincoln (England), YULETIDE FEAST is a heart-warming glimpse into ancient Yuletide traditions.
He rules the north, but she rules his heart. Two kingdoms collide in this epic tale of destiny, longing and love set in Dark Ages Britain.
Northumbria, Britain--684 AD. He’s a Pict and she’s an Angle. Bridei will do anything to win back his people’s land from Northumbria, but Hea has sworn her loyalty to her king.
In a land ruled by shadows, the fate of all lies in the hands of a girl who is afraid of the dark.
Meet Lilia, a young woman who is afraid of … everything.
Lilia’s life changes the day a stranger walks into the tavern where she works as a cook. Handsome and darkly mysterious, Saul leaves a charm-stone in her safekeeping. Only, what appears to be a humble Hag Stone—used by folk to ward off evil spirits—is in reality a powerful talisman. One that a secret brotherhood has spent five-hundred years searching for.
Life will never be the same for Lilia again.
Her shadow begins behaving strangely—and when The Shade Brotherhood come after her, Lilia must leave her sleepy isle to embark on an epic journey into danger, discovery … and love.
He is her savior.
She is his salvation.
Britain, 670 AD
The day Leofric finds a young woman washed up on a windswept shore, his life changes forever.
A monk upon the island of Lindisfarena, Leofric is living in exile after shaming his family. The girl he saves is Aelfwyn. Once handmaid to a queen, she is now fleeing from a cruel king.
Thrown together by circumstance, Aelfwyn and Leofric escape the north and begin again--only neither is prepared for the bond that builds between them. He helps her heal, while she gives him a chance at redemption.
But all too soon, the outside world puts their fragile happiness together at risk. Eventually they understand that in order to escape the past, they must face it.
Far north of Hadrian's Wall--beyond the shadow of the Roman Empire--the daughter of a Pictish chieftain prepares to wed her enemy.
Dark Ages Scotland, the Isle of Skye. To forge peace, Tea must marry the leader of a neighboring tribe that killed her father.
Dark and brooding--Galan isn't what Tea expects. Unlike her, he's determined to end decades of bloodshed between two warring tribes, even if it means sacrificing his own happiness.
Tea isn't what Galan expects either. A statuesque, embittered beauty, she hates him and his people. Together, Galan and Tea have the chance to forge a new future--one that will ensure lasting peace--if only they can only let go of the past.
Can their love overcome generations of hate?
THEIR LOVE IS FORBIDDEN—BUT IT WILL NOT BE DENIED.
BRITAIN, 624 AD
Raedwyn—daughter of King Raedwald of the East Angles—has just been handfasted to one of her father's ealdorman. Raedwyn's life shifts unexpectedly when outlaws ambush her new husband's party on their journey back to his long ship. She finds herself captive of a bitter, vengeful warrior —Ceolwulf the Exiled. He has a score to settle with King Raedwald and Raedwyn is his bargaining tool.
Caelin, Ceolwulf's enigmatic son, follows his father on his quest for revenge. Fiercely loyal to her own father, Raedwyn isn't prepared for her wild attraction to Caelin—or for its consequences. In a world where to go against a king's word means death, Raedwyn must decide what matters more: love or duty.