Lady Avice de Lancaster appears in Murdoch’s Tale, a minor yet pivotal character. In real life, other than giving birth to a daughter and a son and ruling Lancaster in her own right, I have been hard-pressed to find anything notable that Avice did. Perhaps this is a testament to her skilled governance. After all, … More The Lady of Lancaster
Here’s what readers of Murdoch’s Tale are saying on Amazon. You can click here and use the Look Inside function to see what they are talking about. 1. New! shari trnka reviewed Murdoch’s Tale (Corwin’s Chronicle) (Volume 1) I thoroughly enjoyed this well told tale March 16, 2018 I thoroughly enjoyed this well told tale! … More Reviews Are In
We quetan tend to think that anything we are not aware of simply doesn’t exist, as if, for example, Saturn had no rings before Galileo took his first peek through a telescope. In my book, I describe the Faer as a mute, telepathic human species with a mode of perception that is expanded far beyond … More About That Vaira
When Corwin encounters the Faer in Murdoch’s Tale, exactly who is he meeting? We have these notions of “faeries” as little gossamer-winged sprites or noble Tolkien elves, living like lords in the forest with no visible means of support, or perhaps the daioni sidhe, shining beings of light. I’ve noticed a tendency we have, and … More The Faer
It’s here! Amazon will now graciously allow you to read the first 6 pages of Murdoch’s Tale. In the time of Richard Lionheart, during the bloody Border Wars between England and Scotland, Tovan, a faer (or “faery,” as we quetans call them) rescues the child Corwin from the massacre of his village. Tormented by recurring … More Look Inside!
He sat silent, waiting for more. A woman’s mind is hard enough to fathom, and that of royalty indecipherable. … More Saving the Kingdom
“In days of old when knights were bold and ladies they were merry, One lady fair beyond compare was queen of two great countries. She went away on the bold Crusade a’camping in a tent. How many men she vanquished there would fill a regiment. Oh, Eleanor is a gay old lass, a lusty buxom … More Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Soap Opera Life in the 12th Century