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Welcome back! It's both fun and a little sad to reach the end of each snippet set. But we'll set up the next set soon!
I've had a great time sharing the start of Phillipe's and Balgair's friendship, and hope you've enjoyed their accidental meeting in lovely Malagar, Spain. Balgair will become quite important in Phillipe's search for the family he once fostered with, and in watching Phillipe's back when pirates and other travails arise.
Here's the link to the other authors' posts. You certainly don't want to miss them! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130/
Here's the final snippet from their meeting.
11/30/2020 11 Comments
Medieval Monday -- week #11
Week 11 is now upon us, which means the end is in sight. Don't forget to check out the other authors' snippets as they post here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130/ You'll find adventure and romance await on every page!
Speaking of adventure, Phillipe and Balgair have set things to right at the inn (or at least, have left funds to see repairs made). Phillipe has previously earned scars in battle. What's one more?
11/23/2020 10 Comments
Medieval Monday, Fall 2020 - week #10
Welcome back to Medieval Monday where Phillipe and Balgair have let off more than a little steam. Be sure and check out the continuing snippets from the other Medieval Monday authors here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130/
The adventure continues . . ..
7/13/2020 10 Comments
Medieval Monday with Cathy MacRae
This is the final snippet for this round of Medieval Monday. Thanks for joining us! I hope you've enjoyed reading our nature themed bits.
Medieval life was intimately linked with nature. I didn't have to look far to find a source for this season's snippets.
“Narfi isnae his real name,” the elder girl stated. “Narfi means skinny.”
Maggie tilted her head thoughtfully. “Then I suppose it suits him. But I see him as wiry and agile. He’s been a grand help to me.”
Narfi’s cheeks flushed. “Can I feed him this time?” Excitement lit the lad’s eyes.
“Nae. Colyn is my bird, and only I can feed him. But ye may watch and learn, and mayhap one day a falcon will come to ye and ye will know how to care for it.”
Narfi accepted Maggie’s decision with a reluctant sigh. “I can get more mice.”
“’Twill soon be time to teach him to hunt, and yer help in the meantime is greatly appreciated. But we dinnae wish to keep yer ma and the others waiting.”
Chattering excitedly, the girls grabbed Maggie’s hands and pulled her after them. Maggie cast a helpless look at Phillipe.
“May we speak later?”
A thoughtful look crossed his face and he smiled. “Of course, m’lady. I am ever at your service."
This round of Medieval Monday snippets is winding down, but I'm lucky enough to have Jenna Jaxon on my blog today with Time Enough to Love.
I'm over on her blog with a snippet from The Prince's Highland Bride here: http://jennajaxon.wordpress.com
Time Enough to Love
When Lady Alyse de Courcy is betrothed to Sir Geoffrey Longford, she has no choice but to make the best of a bad bargain. The hulking knight is far from her ideal man, and although he does possess some wit and charm, he is no match for the sinfully sensual man she secretly admires, Thomas, Earl of Braeton, her betrothed’s best friend.
From the first, Sir Geoffrey finds himself smitten by Lady Alyse, and, despite her infatuation with his friend, vows to win her love. When Geoffrey puts his mind to wooing Alyse, he is delighted to find her succumbing to his seduction. But when cruel circumstances separate them, Geoffrey must watch helplessly as Thomas steps in to protect Alyse—and falls in love with her himself.
As the three courtiers accompany Princess Joanna to her wedding in Spain, they run headlong into the Black Plague. With her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both the men she loves. But which love will survive?
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