ESCAPE TO IRELAND on a romantic adventure! It's your lucky day... In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, enjoy these romantic Irish tales! 15 books plus a collection of 6 individual stories are available now. Pick your favorites today! This promo ends Saturday March 25! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day all March! Immerse yourself into Irish … Continue reading 2 Special Promos for March: Irish & Ireland Books
Author: Gifford MacShane
THE WINDS OF MORNING Review from Readers’ Favorite
THE WINDS OF MORNING is a prequel novel to the Donovan Family Saga series. Author Gifford MacShane immerses us in Ireland in 1848 when the Great Famine still ravages Ireland and its people as entire families and towns are wiped out. Young Molly, recently orphaned, must do what she can to keep her younger brothers … Continue reading THE WINDS OF MORNING Review from Readers’ Favorite
There’s a new man in town!
Character Sketch: Reg I wasn’t more than two pages along in the new book when I realized I needed another character. At age 70 the patriarch of the clan, John Patrick, has accepted that he’s gotten too old to run the ranch by himself. Of his sons, Adam and Brian are living in the canyon … Continue reading There’s a new man in town!
The Woodsman’s Rose on Sale February 21 – 28, 2023
The Woodsman's Rose (Donovan Family Saga Book 2) is now on sale for $0.99 at most major digital retailers. When a friendship is shattered can a fragile young woman with the gift of insight heal the rift? "A historical romance lover’s dream,” says Candlelight Reading. 1880s Arizona Territory: Daniel Donovan wants two things: to get … Continue reading The Woodsman’s Rose on Sale February 21 – 28, 2023
The Woodsman’s Rose, Donovan Family Saga Book 2
When a friendship is shattered, can a fragile young woman with the gift of insight heal the rift? 1880s Arizona Territory. Daniel Donovan wants two things: to get married and to restore his friendship with Alec Twelve Trees. It’s just not that easy. Alec is raging about his mother's murderer, whose identity Daniel knows but … Continue reading The Woodsman’s Rose, Donovan Family Saga Book 2
Love & Romance Festival, February 2023
Love is in the air! Come check out these wonderful Romance Novels at N. N. Light's Book Heaven. More than 40 books are showcased at the Love & Romance Festival, including The Woodsman's Rose (Donovan Family Saga Book 2), which be be on sale for $0.99 from February 21-28. Fill up your reader or bookshelf … Continue reading Love & Romance Festival, February 2023
Great Historical Fiction Giveaway Jan 15 to Feb 15, 2023
#HistoricalFiction #HistoricalRomance Going on right now, over 70 stories are being given away in this promotion! Cowboys and Vikings and Dukes and Highlanders—you'll find them all here, as well as Samurai and even twins along with much, much more. The list of freebies includes THE WINDS OF MORNING, the prequel to the Donovan Family Saga … Continue reading Great Historical Fiction Giveaway Jan 15 to Feb 15, 2023
What Is It About Old Books?
The lure of my guilty pleasure #amwriting #amreading I've been preparing to paint and rearrange my office. I bought a new desk—my current one is over 40 years old and, truth be told, is falling apart. I also bought an actual file cabinet, as opposed to another (ninth?) small bin to keep my records in. … Continue reading What Is It About Old Books?
NORA O’NEAL: American Folksong
I first heard this song on one of my grandmother’s John McCormack records and have thought of it as an Irish song ever since. In fact, it’s become one of my favorites. But it was written by William Shakespeare Hays, the same American who wrote Mollie Darling. Although there seem to be several tunes that … Continue reading NORA O’NEAL: American Folksong
D-Day classic: The most amazing lie in history
A long, amazing story & well worth the read.
The Allies’ top-secret weapon.
How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the Allies win World War II
Only one man in history was both awarded the Iron Cross for his service to Nazi Germany AND also made a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by King George VI. That man was Juan Pujol Garcia, a draft-dodging chicken farmer and failed businessman from Barcelona who decided during World War II to become a double agent in order to help the Allies defeat Hitler. Here is his amazing story, as recounted by Lucas Reilly in Mental Floss:
In the weeks leading up to D-day, Allied commanders had their best game faces on. “This operation is not being planned with any alternatives,” barked General Dwight D. Eisenhower. “This operation is planned as a victory, and that’s the way it’s going to be!” Indeed, more than 6,000 ships were ready to cruise…
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