Tag: Blue Bells of Scotland

I’m pleased to announce I will be signing books at the Lakewalk Bookshop at 1427 London Road in the beautiful city of Duluth (one of my favorites of all the places I’ve lived!)  The signing is Tuesday, August 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.  If you know a book lover in the Duluth area, please […]

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Central to Robert Bruce’s struggles, and Scotland’s Wars of Independence which form the backdrop of The Blue Bells Trilogy, is England’s claim to be overlords of Scotland. Why Edward I claimed, in the late 1200’s, to be overlord of Scotland requires a trip back to 1174.  (Fasten your seatbelts, our time machine is revving its engines!)  […]

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Many people assume that my interest in Scotland and its history must come from my heritage.  The truth is, I have absolutely no ancestral connection to Scotland.  In the strange ways of life’s paths, my interest in Scotland stems from my life as a musician, and a piece known to all trombonists, Blue Bells of […]

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The last six weeks or so have been packed with activities.  In writing, I am finishing up the last of five appearances this Saturday, blogging and working on three books, to varying degrees, preparing Blue Bells of Scotland for expanded distribution in several venues and a book awards submission, and reviewing books for other authors.  I’m […]

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