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Author Guest Post: Sue Bursztynski (Wolfborn) + Giveaway!

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I’m happy to to host Sue on the blog today with a guest post about her novel, Wolfborn. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love medieval romance. At university I read Arthurian stories for my Honours thesis – Arthur,Merlin, Gawain and Dame Ragnell, the Green Knight and others were my friends that year. So when, one day, I found a book called Proud Knight, Fair Lady: the twelve lays of Marie DeFrance, a beautifully-illustrated translation of the Breton Lais, I pounced on it. Some stories werefamiliar from Middle English versions, like the stories of Launfal and Le Freine. Some I’d neverseen before. They were… Read more »

Blog Tour: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon – Guest Post Topic: The Equestrian Center

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Starry Sky Books is the second stop on the tour for Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon. Each stop features a guest post from Leigh about locations in Carrier, and how they’re important to the story. Today we’re featuring the the equestrian center! Kinsale equestrian center is in Kippagh, Kinsale, just out of Kinsale town, on the Bandon Estuary. It’s relatively new, with a huge indoor arena, one of the biggest in Ireland. It spreads out over fifty acres and has beautiful farm land for trekking through. This farmland inspired much of the landscape during the trekking scenes in… Read more »

Guest Post & Giveaway: Shea Berkley (The Marked Son)

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Please help me welcome Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, to my blog today! I’m so excited to have you here Shea. Seventeen-year-old Dylan Kennedy always knew something was different about him, but until his mother abandoned him in the middle of Oregon with grandparents he’s never met, he had no idea what. When Dylan sees a girl in white in the woods behind his grandparents’ farm, he knows he’s seen her before…in his dreams. He’s felt her fear. Heard her insistence that only he can save her world from an evil lord who uses magic and fear to… Read more »

Guest Post & Giveaway: Melanie Card (Ward Against Death)

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Please join me in giving a warm welcome to Melanie Card, author of Ward Against Death and the first author I’ve featured on my blog! Thank you for joining us today Melanie. Thanks Chelsey for inviting me to be your guest. I’m excited to be here. Today I’m chatting about magic and necromancy in my novel WARD AGAINST DEATH. The book is set in a fantastical world in a semi-Renaissance historical setting and there are a variety of types of magic. The primary type of magic explored is blood magic. Blood magic is on the social cusp. Most people find… Read more »