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8/19/2019 13 Comments
Medieval Monday with Ashley York
Let's welcome Ashley York and her snippet from Daughter of the Overking to the Medieval Monday blog today. You'll find my excerpt from The Highlander's Welsh Bride on her blog here: www.ashleyyorkauthor.com/blog
Was it murder or an accident? Who is the evil villain who lurks in Ashley's story? What or who is in the vision Brighit has just seen?
Brighit could barely hear him through the pain in her head.
“That is the reason we’ve come to ye for help. We’ve signed yer treaty.”
The room erupted in speculative chatter until Tadhg raised his hand for silence. Motioning Sean closer, he responded, “Of course. D'ye speak as the ri túaithe?”*
*ri túaithe= overking
A mistaken identity. A gruesome murder.
Trained as a warrior...
Brighit of Clonascra despises the trappings and demands of womanhood and is far more comfortable training for battle. Long held alliances require she set aside selfish dreams and take Darragh as her husband. The union intended to promote peace between the clans is interrupted by the shocking murder of a neighboring king and she quickly discovers there are far worse things than being wed.
Trained to be king...
Darragh of Drogheda has no wish to be king, but he is an obedient son and supports his father's plans. His marriage to Brighit, however, will be no hardship at all since he finds her most intriguing when she fights him at every turn. A she-warrior indeed. Her persistent dismissal of him merely blows the fire aflame and sets him down the path to discovery of all her most tightly held secrets—secrets that could cost him his life.
BUY LINK: https://www.ashleyyorkauthor.com/daughter-of-the-king
8/19/2019 09:44:47 am
Love it, Ashley! Happy Medieval Monday!
8/19/2019 09:49:05 am
Thanks, Mary. Happy Medieval Monday to you <3
8/19/2019 09:50:31 am
Thanks for hosting me this week, Cathy. Is this picture of Eilean Donan one you took yourself? It's beautiful!
8/19/2019 09:58:56 am
Good morning, Ashley! Always a pleasure having you here! Actually, that photo was taken by a man who was a guide at Eilean Donan Castle for many years. Sadly, he passed away a couple of years ago. He and I had struck up an online friendship, and he was gracious enough to allow me to use his photos on my website, fb, etc. It looks like I need to adjust the photo so his credits show.
8/19/2019 10:05:26 am
Awesome snippet this week, Ashley!
8/19/2019 10:24:14 am
8/19/2019 10:24:55 am
Thanks, Rue. Have a great Medieval Monday!
8/19/2019 12:40:38 pm
I added this series to my TBR list!!!
8/19/2019 12:43:13 pm
Cyndi, I'm so glad you stopped by! We all are, actually. And so thrilled you joined us. Thank you so much for your kind words and your enthusiasm--we're the lucky ones! ~Cathy
8/19/2019 12:55:12 pm
Loved the excerpt! And the book :)
8/19/2019 04:09:12 pm
I love seeing the actual term for "overking'!
8/19/2019 06:22:02 pm
Love your books!!!
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