As an author I love to escape with readers into creative worlds of fiction in three genres: medieval epic fantasy, historical fiction, and romantic mystery. My aim is to make this website an immersive experience for readers. Care to join us?
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The jeep stuttered through miles of washboard in the predawn of an Australian summer day. The headlights slashed the darkness as our vehicle hurtled onward. Although I kept my window zipped shut, I would later find the fine dirt known as pindan stiffening my hair and clothing. For me, the scourge of the outback was … Continue Reading ››
Hello, dear reader. My name is Bryanna Brennan, and I’m the heroine of Cheyenne Sunrise. Janalyn Voigt normally blogs here, but she’s exhausted after putting the final polish on the western historical romance novel in which I live. I’ve been waiting to meet you, so it made sense to step in. … Continue Reading ››
Having big dreams brings stress, almost by definition in the borderland between what you have and what you want. After my husband and I agreed to the lifestyle change described in last month's "New Literary Adventures" journal entry, reality set in. Yes, we still plan to live part time in foreign countries. … Continue Reading ››
Call me crazy, but I love winter. That's when the cold subdues weeds in the yard, a snow storm might require me to stay home with my family, and books wait to be cherished. There's nothing better than settling in beside a cozy fire beside someone you love for a long reading session. This low-tech … Continue Reading ››
I'll confess to a love affair with pages over pixels. There's something magical about settling down in a quiet nook where the only devices I'm left to are my own. While other readers remove print copies from their homes, I celebrate the books in mine, as the image above illustrates.
The cover for Cheyenne Sunrise, second installment in the Montana Gold western historical romance series, perfectly captures the tone and mood of this western historical love story. The … Continue Reading ››
For many of us, wanderlust is a force to be reckoned with. It's haunted me since childhood, when I sent off to the chambers of commerce and tourist bureaus for travel brochures of places I wanted to visit. Just gazing at those pictures took me into them in my imagination. Perhaps this is where I … Continue Reading ››