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New Release Review: Oath of the Outcast by C. M. Banschbach

It is HERE!!!! I have been looking forward to this book ever since the first time I heard mention of this mysterious Mountain Baron with a rocky past. Here's the synopsis (it screams: READ ME!) A lost brother.  An unwilling outlaw.  A rising enemy.  An unusual alliance.  Years ago, Rhys MacDuffy was brutally cut off… Continue reading New Release Review: Oath of the Outcast by C. M. Banschbach

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A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 11

Click the numbers if you missed any of the first ten chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTen Chapter Eleven Coup in the Night Othniel glanced over his shoulder at the guardsman who’d come for him and frowned. “I’ve been involved in the managing of guardsmen since I was twelve, but I don’t believe I know you.” “No, Your Highness,”… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 11

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A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 7

Click the numbers if you missed the first six chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSix Chapter Seven It's Not that Simple Days morphed into weeks, and over that time, countless opportunities to witness just what kind of man Othniel was presented themselves. Ismene touched the petal of the daisy resting on her vanity table. He brought her fresh wild… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 7

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A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 6

Click the numbers if you missed the first five chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFive Chapter Six Building Bridges He stared at her closed door with a frown furrowed deep. Othniel knew he’d not handled that well, but part of him had gone—he wasn’t sure—senseless, idiotic, unreasonable, or dare he admit jealous, when he’d seen Ismene with Kendric . . . of all… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 6

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A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 5

Click the numbers if you missed the first four chapters: OneTwoThreeFour Chapter Five Misunderstandings Othniel frowned while he stared over the crowd at his bride’s shimmery dark hair. She disappeared through the door. He tamped down a fleeting image of a temperamental woman . . . something like her father tended to be but worse. He had no reason… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 5

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A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 4

Click the numbers if you missed the first three chapters: OneTwoThree Chapter Four Surprising & Disconcerting Circumstances Othniel stood in front of his dressing mirror and rubbed his chin, feeling the tiny prickles of new beard growth. Should I shave again? “What does it matter?” Alone, he collapsed into a chair by the hearth, his… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 4

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Book Signing Experience

As most of you know, I'm a new author. I'm virtually unknown outside my circles of friends and family. As an author, though, it's important to get my name and stories out in the world where more people can become familiar with us. We had the chance to have another book signing at Barnes &… Continue reading Book Signing Experience

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What I Learned From My First Book Signing

Wow! Saturday's Book Signing was quite an experience. One never knows what to expect from something she has never done. THANK YOU TO ALL MY FRIENDS, FAMILY, and NEW FRIENDS! Here are a few things I learned: Introverted people have to at least pretend to be extroverted. I'm lucky because I live somewhere between the… Continue reading What I Learned From My First Book Signing