Winter's Edge

Release Date: November 17, 2017

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A romantic short story based in present day New York City.

Maggie is a lonely shop keeper that must face the decision of selling off her inheritance for a chance to discover her dreams, or continue to live in the comforting memories of her lost family.
Will she embrace change or remain locked in the past?

Winter’s Edge: An Anthology of Historical Fiction

Forged in the Roman Empire, follow three daggers through two thousand winters…
Three daggers with wolf-head pommels, forged in the Roman Era. Initially awarded to three women for heroic service to the Empire, the daggers are separated for over two thousand years.

They cross intriguing paths with Richard the Lionheart in Medieval France, Leonardo DaVinci leaving Renaissance Italy, spies in Rococo Austria, Misters Darcy & Bingley in Georgian England, and courageous farmers in Dust Bowl Kansas, until the daggers’ fate is revealed in modern-day New York City.

Seven heart-warming (and sometimes harrowing) tales of the daggers’ two-millennia journey and participation in the winter celebrations of friends and family through the ages.

  • WOLF OF SATURNALIA by Paul Murphy
    Saved from a deadly ambush, how will orphaned Iunia fare in the house of Rome’s master gladiator?
  • VIELLE by Prue Batten
    Caught between shocking past and uncertain future, a troubadour sings for his professional life.
    Fleeing from Barbary pirates, a young couple awaiting the birth of an heir run into the foremost mind of their age.
  • SWEET NIGHTINGALE by David Neilson
    How will a quirky investigator in Mozart’s Vienna solve the case of an innocent-seeming maid and a load of contraband tobacco?
  • BINGLEY AND DARCY by Martin Rinehart
    Discover hitherto unrevealed goings-on among the menfolk of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice.’
  • ONCE WAS LOST by Lena Maye
    On a Kansas dust-bowl farm, a lonely woman faces difficult choices.
  • WARM ME SOFTLY by D. M. Davis
    Should Maggie fight for her New York antique shop, or yield to the seductive property developer who wants to buy her out?