Behind the Book: Hades and Persephone

Hello again! We're rolling right along with these glimpses into the myths that inspired the many story lines in the final two books of my historical fantasy series, The Osteria Chronicles. After taking a Valentine's Day peek at the strange courtship of Apollo and Daphne, I figured we might as well stick with the problematic … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hades and Persephone

Valentine’s Day Special: Apollo and Daphne

Hello Bloglandia, It's not my normal day for a Behind the Book post, but since it's Valentine's Day and you might have cupid-themed e-cards appearing in your inbox, I thought it would be the perfect time to explore a pair of mythical lovers in one of the legends that went into the creation of The Battle … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Special: Apollo and Daphne

It’s Release Day for the Big Ol’ Box Set

Hello Bloglandia! I know you've all been sitting around thinking, "Gee, I'd really like to get into that Osteria Chronicles series because I crave the mythological adventure of Clash of the Titans, plus I enjoy the blend of history and fantasy in books by Bernard Cornwell and Madeline Miller, but I hate having to click that Add … Continue reading It’s Release Day for the Big Ol’ Box Set

Behind the Book: The Trojan War (with Audio!!)

Hello Bloglandia, First off, there's something not only a bit scary, but also a bit special in this post...my audio debut!! But more on that in a tick. After the long-awaited cover reveal, the creation of a big ol' box set of the first three books of The Osteria Chronicles, and a HUGE discount on … Continue reading Behind the Book: The Trojan War (with Audio!!)

So Much Happy (and Relief)

Yes, Bloglandia, it's a rare Sunday post for me. I had planned to write this yesterday but by the end of the day I couldn't bear to be in front of the computer another second (more on that in a bit). Besides, I was too busy doing the happy dance, because (drum roll, please)... I … Continue reading So Much Happy (and Relief)