The Kings of Vingulmark and the Future of Norway
The people of interest this week are Harald Fairhair’s son, Olav, and grandson, Trygvi, both kings of Vingulmark, which is the area around present-day Oslo and whose name means impenetrable forest. Read on to find out more about these men and the impact they had on Norway's history.
Book 3 Has a Name!
I am happy to share that Book 3 of Hakon's Saga has a name: War King. A cover reveal and synopsis of the book are coming soon.
Harald Bluetooth - the Builder King?
This week, I am diving a bit deeper into Harald Gormsson (also known as Harald Bluetooth), one of the more industrious kings of the Viking Age. Read more.
The Kings of Vestfold - Björn and his son, Gudröd - July 20, 2018
This week’s people of interest are Harald Fairhair’s son, Björn, and grandson, Gudröd, both kings of Vestfold as their forebears Harald and Halvdan had been before them. Read on to find out more.
The Silence of Jarl Tore - June 29, 2018
This week we take a look at another character in the story of Hakon the Good. His name was Jarl Tore, who many called "the Silent". Why? Read on to find out.
Jarl Sigurd of Lade - June 22, 2018
One of my favorite characters in my novels about Hakon the Good is Sigurd Hakonsson, the jarl (or earl) of Lade. Read on to hear his story and how he factors into the life of Hakon the Good. Read more here.
King Athelstan's Influence on Hakon the Good - June 15, 2018
Today, I wanted to take a closer look at King Athelstan, king of the English, and more specifically, at his possible influence on his foster son, Hakon the Good. Read more here.
God's Hammer & Raven's Feast - Now in Audiobook Format - May 30, 2018
I am happy to announce that my novel God's Hammer has just released in audiobook format. Learn more.
Interview: Anna Belfrage, the award-winning author of The Graham Saga and The King's Greatest Enemy series - Feb 15, 2018
Today, I am pleased to have author Anna Belfrage on my blog. Anna is the award-winning author of a number of historical fiction novels ranging from the 12th to the 17th century. She just announced that her most recent novel in her The King's Greatest Enemy series, The Cold Light of Dawn, hits shelves tomorrow. Read on to learn more about her and her novels.
Interview: Mary Anne Yarde, bestelling author of The Du Lac Chronicles - Jan 12, 2018
Today, I am happy to welcome Mary Anne Yarde to my blog. Mary Anne Yarde is the multi-award-winning author of the International Bestselling series — The Du Lac Chronicles.
Read her interview here.