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Published in: on January 17, 2011 at 10:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

An Uncommon Crusade is available in the UK

That about sums it up. Woot! 🙂 Check it out here.

Published in: on January 12, 2011 at 4:16 pm  Leave a Comment  

Please visit my Amazon Author Page

I have a new Amazon Author Page. Please feel free to chime in on or start a new discussion. I’d love to see you there!

Published in: on January 4, 2011 at 11:31 pm  Leave a Comment  

New Title!

After weeks of discussion, my publisher, editor and I have settled on a new title for my debut historical novel–An Uncommon Crusade. I love this title for several reasons, but two in particular.

First of all, there was nothing common about this commoner’s crusade. Made up mostly of young adults and children, it was neither a military effort  nor endorsed by the church. Secondly, the zeal and desperation that thrust thousands of young peasants out of their towns and villages, in the end, proved the only thing that kept them alive. In this telling of the story, the crusade to wrangle Jerusalem from Muslim hands served instead to wrestle Elisabeth, Hugo, and Simon out of their own brokenness.

An Uncommon Crusade, indeed.