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  • 99c/99p sale – Men of the Cross

    November 26 – December 3 Get  Men of the Cross (ebook) for 99c/99pon US and UK Amazon ><><><><><><>< Charlene Newcomb recently published Book III of Battle Scars, 12th century historical fiction filled with war, political intrigue, and a knightly romance of forbidden love set during the reign of Richard the Lionheart. There will be more to come, so […]

  • Chill With a Book – Readers’ Award for Swords of the King

     I am thrilled to announce that Swords of the King has been given a Chill With a Book Readers’ Award. Thank you to Pauline Barclay and her stable of readers! According to Pauline, books are “evaluated by Chill’s readers against the following: Chill With A Book Awards is a site that recognizes and promotes indie-published […]

  • A Knight’s Tale – cover reveal

    If you’re a subscriber to my Newsletter, or follow my author page on Facebook, you’ll have heard me mention a forthcoming Sir Stephan l’Aigle short story.  It’s cover reveal time!  A Knight’s Tale (Passages) will be exclusive to my Newsletter subscribers and won’t be available for purchase elsewhere until summer 2019.  Subscribe to the Newsletter if you’d like […]

  • Men of the Cross – 99c/99p sale

    Monday, Sept 10 – Friday, Sept 14 Get your ebook copy of Men of the Cross for 99c/99p at US and UK Amazon ><><><><><><><

  • Chaucer Book Awards

    I am thrilled to tell you that Swords of the King has been named to the shortlist of the 2018 Chaucer Book Awards for pre-1750s Historical Fiction. What an honor to be recognized along with 11 other authors who go on to be judged for a semi-final round. Good luck to everyone!

  • Release Day – Swords of the King

    Let it be known, Book III of Battle Scars, Swords of the King, is now available in ebook and print formats on Amazon. Swords of the King can be read as a standalone, but continues Henry & Stephan’s story from Battle Scars I & II, Men of the Cross and For King and Country. Swords is […]

  • Swords of the King – now available for pre-order

    Pre-order now for Amazon (ebook)  Sign up for my (infrequent) Newsletter and get a sneak peek at Chapter 1. Later this year subscribers will get an exclusive short story – A Knight’s Tale (Passages) – featuring a young Sir Stephan l’Aigle. SWORDS OF THE KING (Battle Scars III) Normandy, March 1196King Richard has their loyalty.The French […]

  • Cover Reveal – Swords of the King

    I am proud to show off the cover for Swords of the King, Book III of Battle Scars. Comment below for a chance to win a copy of the ebook when it is published. Subscribe to my Newsletter for other GIVEAWAY news, a Chapter One preview, and first dibs on a Sir Stephan short story in […]

  • #DiamondTales – Diamonds in the Desert

    My contribution to #DiamondTales on Discovering Diamonds is an excerpt from Men of the Cross, a glimpse of war, love, hope, and friendship during the Third Crusade. The scene takes place in June 1192, twelve miles from Jerusalem. Diamond Tales ran from December 3 – 23 and features a variety of authors. I hope you […]