#OTD 25 March 1194 – Richard the Lionheart arrives at the Siege of Nottingham
King Richard I, the Lionheart, had taken the Cross and journeyed to the Holy Land in 1190. He led his army of approx. 15,000 men to within 12 miles of Jerusalem, but did not re-take the holy city. After a truce with Salah-al-Din, Richard attempted to return home, but was faced with enemies on his path. […]
For King and Country official launch day!
Traitors to the crown pit Henry de Grey and his friends against dangerous enemies. For King and Country is now available on Amazon in print and for Kindle Read Chapter OneRead The Review. Comment there for a chanceto win an e-copy of For King and Country. Let me take you away to life in 12th […]
Faced with a scene that just isn’t working? What’s a writer to do?
Battle Scars Book 2, For King and Country, centers on events in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire from April 1193 until Richard the Lionheart’s return from captivity and the subsequent siege of Nottingham Castle in 1194. I am about 2/3rds through edits on my first draft, and approaching a mini-climax that I have been stewing over for weeks. […]
work in progress Wednesday… The End
Title: Battle Scars: For King and Country(book 2 of a series)Word count: @109,780 words It is done.THE END. Time to rest, but only for a few days. I’ll start revisions to Book 1 this weekend. I haven’t looked at Men of the Cross since mid-August, except to share the opening with my MOOC classmates in Plagues, Witches, […]