Men of the Cross – Book Review & Giveaway

Reviewer Sharon Bennett Connolly offers an insightful look at Men of the Cross at The Review. What a wonderful way to start my day. “The long and winding journey of the Lionheart’s crusade…is skillfully re-told in such a way that you will feel the highs and lows – the joys and desperation – and the excitement of two…

Talking about the book: The Holy Lance

Title: The Holy Lance  Author:  Andrew Latham A tidbit about the author Scholar-turned-historical-fiction-writer. Andrew Latham was born in the UK, raised in Canada, and currently lives and teaches in Minnesota. He has a dog named Max who obviously has good taste in books. The story The year is 1191. A daring counterattack against the Saracens’ last-ditch effort…

Andrew Latham – The Holy Lance

Andrew Latham shared an advance copy of The Holy Lance with me, and all I have to say is “When will book 2 of his English Templars series be released?” The Holy Lance, first in this trilogy, is a gripping historical adventure set during the Third Crusade. Latham’s protagonist is brutal killer and pious monk,…

Teaser: Men of the Cross

I hope you enjoy this snippet from Men of the Cross. I don’t think it needs any set-up. ============== THE WINDSWEPT CLIFF STOOD like a lone sentinel guarding a gate. The horses pawed the ground nervously. Henry stared across the darkened valley. Lights glimmered on the horizon to the east like a thousand torches guiding…

Men of the Cross & more – special holiday offer

Looking for a gift for the historical fiction fan? Men of the Cross Sweeping battles, forbidden love, and 2 knights following Richard the Lionheart A 2014 B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree and Readers’ Favorite e-book now on sale for $1.99/£1.31 for Kindle & Nook and at Smashwords. If contemporary family sagas are more to your liking, Keeping the Family Peace is also…

Fifty shades of…12th century England

Forgive the “fifty shades” reference. I almost called this “fifty shades of de Grey” – de Grey being the surname of main character Sir Henry in Men of the Cross, but I thought better of it. 🙂  I’ve intended this to spark interest/amazement/horror for those who aren’t so familiar with the 12th century, and I’ve included…