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#HistFicThursdays - Clement: The Templar's Treasure - Craig R. Hipkins - Guest Post

It's #HistFicThursdays again, and this week I'm thrilled to be sharing a guest post from Craig R. Hipkins ,   as part of his  Coffee Pot Book Club  tour. Find out what research drew him into the world of Clement and Dagena, Viking exploration, and linguistic adventures... Blurb Clement & Dagena return for another action packed adventure. From the cold and dreary shores of Greenland to the fabled land of Vinland. The legendary treasure of the Knights Templar awaits. Clement: The Templar's Treasure  is available via this Universal Link Guest Post Clement: The Templar’s Treasure is set in the middle of the 12th century. This was at the height of the age of chivalry when the troubadours sang their poetry and martial tournaments were the rage over all Europe. Although the first book in the Clement series concentrated on historical elements related to the continent, the second and third installments took Clement far away from the kingdoms of Europe. However, chivalry, a commo

Michaelmas: The Start of Story Season

 “I was visiting a friend in the borders one Michaelmas and we happened upon a hiring fair. A  place called Hazeldine. I found a charming boy to be a page for you, Mother. Whatever  happened to him?” - I found a relevant quote from Dance With Me, our next release, which is coming out  on 22nd October this year! Michaelmas is a great day for inspiration and storytelling. Traditionally, it was one of the days when hiring was conducted, and the school term  started. All these opportunities that people had to gather together and share stories about  whatever had happened since the last time they saw each other. (We’ve got less of those  opportunities this year, but technology still allows us to share our stories and news with  people further afield.) You can read all about St Michael chasing the devil to Earth in Susan’s latest blog post. The  feast day actually belongs to St Michael and all angels, especially his fellow archangels –  Gabriel and Raphael. Some traditions observe a fifth –