Tag: A Trust Betrayed

My Unruly Characters

At first it surprised me that the characters I created in my books chatted and interacted with each other even when I stepped away from my desk. While I weeded the garden, walked with friends, washed dishes, fell asleep, I eavesdropped on Owen Archer,…

Two Interviews on the Margaret Kerr Blog Tour

I’m momentarily distracted by an ongoing, quite heated argument between Kate Clifford and her mother. While I deal with them, I thought you might enjoy reading two interviews that appeared this week as part of Maggie’s tour. In the first, I’m interviewed; in the…

Relishing New(ish) Research About William Wallace and all that

Poking around in research about the English/Scottish border in the late 14th century (for the Kate Clifford series), I keep discovering bits and pieces of research that give me shivers of, oh, if only this had been published while I was writing the Margaret…

My first glimpse of Margaret Kerr was from a train heading north

On a warm summer day in the late ’90’s, I was staring out the window of the train from York to Edinburgh when I first encountered the young woman who would become Maggie Kerr. This was the last leg of a book tour and…

In Celebration of the Margaret Kerr Series in E-books (US & Canada)

All three books in the Margaret Kerr series are now available as e-books in the US and Canada (11 August). This is the first publication of books 2 and 3, The Fire in the Flint and A Cruel Courtship in North America. So this…