Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kate Robbins’ Cover Reveal–Promised to the Highlander

My friend, author Kate Robbins, joins me today to share the cover of her next novel, Promised to the Highlander and a brief look at another aspect of courage. Second in her Highland Chiefs series, Promised to the Highlander, is … Continue reading

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Liquid Courage

Surely you expected this? My friend Leslie told me about Highland Courage Scottish-Style Ale, a beer that is available at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery in Bethesda Maryland (http://www.rockbottom.com/our-story/awards), so I simply had to address the concept of liquid courage. … Continue reading

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Facing what we fear

Courage takes many forms. One of my readers, Fern Martin said, “For me courage is facing someone or something straight on, even when you want to throw up instead.” I think that is a brilliant description, because it makes each … Continue reading

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The courage of a second grader

Perhaps when you think of courage, images of soldiers, police officers and fire-fighters immediately pop into your head. These people are certainly among the first I think of. However today I am going to share a different “Portrait of Courage.” … Continue reading

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A month, or so, of Courage

If possible, I am more excited about the upcoming release of Highland Courage than I was about Highland Solution. Highland Solution was my first foray into fiction. It was a story that I had imagined for so long that I … Continue reading

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Mairead’s wedding wreath and bouquet

The hero and heroine of Highland Courage have a large festive wedding and after yesterday’s post, I thought I would share a brief excerpt about Mairead’s herb bouquet and the wreath she wears on her head. When she was ready, … Continue reading

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Thyme is for Courage

Welcome to the Burns Night Blog Hop! What was in your wedding bouquet? Roses? Orange blossoms? Calla lilies? If you had been married in medieval Scotland the answer would sound more like the chorus of Scarborough Fair–parsley, sage, rosemary and … Continue reading

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