Monthly Archives: December 2013

The End of Crusader Jerusalem #SampleSunday #HistNov

MOST DANGEROUS MEN  Jerusalem  Days later Saladin watched as Jerusalem emptied of its people.  They walked past his tent in two columns.  Those who were rich enough to raise the money to buy their lives hurried past, sliding their eyes … Continue reading

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Buying Yourself and Your Children. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Saladin had given the people of Jerusalem a few days to raise the money to buy their freedom but time is running out. Some, like the pilgrims John and Simon Ferrier, have sufficient money. But the recently knighted inn-keeper, Bernard … Continue reading

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Finished the first edit of my work in progress

It’s been the most unusual book I’ve written. It started with a casual, playful sentence while I was sitting at the computer. And then, without my planning to, a character appeared on my screen. It was almost as if she … Continue reading

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