Praise for A Venomous Love + an Excerpt

Praise for A Venomous Love + an Excerpt

A Venomous Love is now live   See what readers are saying:   A VENOMOUS LOVE by Chris Karlsen – Victorian Detective, Historical Thriller, Suspense Mystery   Chris Karlsen’s Books   Read An Excerpt Here Puzzled, Ruddy asked, “You say the...
Historical Tidbits – Recipes

Historical Tidbits – Recipes

Historical Tidbit Medieval Recipes A modest list of spices available to the medieval cook: Cardamom, cinnamon, clove, cubeb (tailed pepper), galangal, ginger, grains of Paradise, mastic, nutmeg, mace, black pepper, long pepper, saffron, sugar, sumac, salt. Source...
Historical Recipes

Historical Recipes

Recipes from all Ages Here’s some of the spices they had in the 1300’s in England. Most came back with the English knights who went to the Crusades.                                       black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, saffron, nutmeg, cloves, mace, Spiced...
Celtic

Celtic

Celtic The Celts used beet juice to dye cloth red. In approximately 60-61 CE, Boudica, Queen of the Iceni, a Celtic tribe, and known as the Warrior Queen led an uprising against the Romans harsh occupation of Briton. Upon her death, her people buried her in an unknown...

The Worthy Opponent

The Worthy Opponent   Silk is a big departure from the historical romances I usually write. I never thought I’d want to write a story where the protagonist is a police officer. As a retired police detective, I never wanted to relive my career through my...