Tag Archives: historical fiction

White ships ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

And Sue has decided that I’ve been away from my WIP quite long enough. Back to it. For her Thursday photo prompt. Unease settles on the shoulders of the white lady. Sedge bristles about the lake island, but Evienne wonders … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Day ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Everybody calls me the Devil, and right now I wish I really was, because the only way I’m gonna save little 10-year-old Gracie Budd’s life is to stop a real Devil. Hard to believe, it being so quiet, green, and … Continue reading

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Barb Taub’s #BookReview of Hundreds of Tiny Threads and The Howarth Family Trilogy by @JudithBarrow77 #Family #HistFic

Reblogged from Barb Taub: Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.—Simone Signoret In my last post here, I talked about why I could never do a … Continue reading

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The Soldier in the Wood – Adam Dixon #writephoto

The soldier spluttered into full consciousness, tasting coppery blood on his lips. Agony rippled through his body and he closed his eyes against it. The sweat on his brow felt cool and the air he sucked in in ragged gasps … Continue reading

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Steve Costello on A Hundred Tiny Threads by Judith Barrow

Reblogged from Beyond the Pyre, Steve Costello writes of A Hundred Tiny Threads by Judith Barrow: Isn’t it wonderful when a friend tells you about their success? Judith Barrow told me about hers today with her novel, ‘A Hundred Tiny … Continue reading

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Woman in Blue – James #writephoto

Obe was tending the fire on the shore by the bay. The sun had set to his right hours ago and most of the clan slept. Their tiny settlement was young and night predators hunted nearby so he kept watch, … Continue reading

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Prelude to Battle – Iain Kelly – #writephoto

Titus Valerius looked out over the grey water of the Adriatic Sea. The view was as bleak as his prospects. It had been a year since he had seen Rome and his beloved Domitilla. When he had joined the army … Continue reading

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Microfiction #writephoto: Watching for the raiders – Jane Dougherty

They said they would be back. I didn’t believe them at the time. They had taken my father and older brother, and all the able-bodied men. The rest were dead. Why would they bother with the women? What use were … Continue reading

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River of the Sun, Chapter 12 – Above and Below

Reblogged from Steve Tanham Sarkur the Stonemaker lay beneath Egypt’s stars, looking deep into the sky as though reading the story of his own life. As a young child, his mother would walk him to the cliff-edge, where the stars … Continue reading

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