Past Encounters by Davina Blake

If you were born in the 1950’s as I was, you will no doubt remember wartime stories passed down to you from your parents. My parents were not old enough to fight in the second world war, but their stories of gas masks and rationing, dried egg sandwiches, and...

The Ashes of Heaven’s Pillar – Kim Rendfeld

  Sometimes, what the primary sources don’t say attracts my attention. In researching my first novel, The Cross and the Dragon, I learned of two grim realities: In 772, Charlemagne ordered the destruction of the Irminsul, a pillar sacred to the Saxon peoples. War...