Tag Archives: Time Rose series

OKAY, IT’S BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION TIME AGAIN

If you have an e-reader and are looking for some summer beach / long car trip reading for kids / teens / yourself, my books are currently all 75% off at Smashwords! (Sale ends July 31st.) https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Renee+Duke https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Ring+of+Beom  

ADDITIONAL BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION

When looking for historical novels for ages ten and up (or even yourself), consider my Time Rose series available through Amazon, and bricks & mortar stores like Chapters/Indigo and Barnes & Noble. Or, time travelling into the future, my Side Trip duology, ages twelve and up.

HISTORY SHARE & HINDENBURG REFERENCE APOLOGY

The now famous German airship, the Hindenburg, burst into flames and crashed in New Jersey on May 6th, 1937. I know that date. I’ve known it for years. Decades, actually. And I still knew it in 2016, when I was writing The Tangled Rose (Book 4 of my Time Rose series). Some of you, however, […]

BOOK PROMOTION: TIME ROSE SERIES

Christmas is coming, and what’s better in a child’s stocking than a book? Or several books in a special Christmas ‘book bag’, used year after year, which is what we do. If your kids are interested in history, consider my Time Rose series. Now complete, these five books follow the adventures of two Canadian children, […]

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

November’s book suggestions are Roman based. Ages 3-7 Aesops’s Fables by Aesop (Greek Slave in Ancient Times) Ranger In Time # 2: Danger In Ancient Rome by Kate Messner (6 & Up) Romulus & Remus by Anne Rockwell   Ages 7-9 Hopscotch Histories: The Song Of Boudicaby Mick Gower (Roman Britain) I Survived The Destruction […]

HISTORY SHARE: ROMAN GLADIATOR SCHOOL

Not having been there for over four decades,  I went to Italy last year to research the last novel in my Time Rose series. My son went, too (to research film stuff), and one of the places we  visited was the Gruppo Storico Romano’s (Roman History Group’s) gladiator school in Rome. I sat out the ‘training […]

MORE BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION – BUT AT A DISCOUNT

To celebrate the publication of the last book in the Time Rose series, e-book versions of all the books in the series are being offered at a 25% discount at Smashwords until January 31st, 2018. (Formats available are: epub mobi pdf lrf pdb txt html.) To take advantage of this offer, click on the appropriate […]

BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION: TIME ROSE BOOK 5: THE VOLCANIC ROSE

The last book in my middle grade time travel series is now out in both print and e-book form. Back Cover Blurb: The medallion has found the one it seeks. In Italy to attend a family wedding, Paige, Dane, and Jack’s final time trip takes them to a waiting Varteni, who is living in Herculaneum […]

DON’T FORGET THE ‘STORY’

July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions are Canada based. Ages 3-7 A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelek (Depression Era) Emma & The Silk Train by Julie Lawson (Early 20th Century) Stolen Words by Melanie Florence (Residential Schools) Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 3: Crazy For Gold by Frieda Wishinsky (Gold Rush […]

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC SEED STASH

Planting seeds is something people have been doing for a very, very, long time. http://nativesnewsonline.com/2017/04/10/archaeologists-dig-up-an-800-year-old-native-american-pot-what-they-found-inside-is-changing-history/ You’ll also find some ‘seeds of knowledge’ (historical knowledge) being showcased today on Janet Walters’s blog, The Eclectic Writer. (Namely, two of my Time Rose books!) https://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.ca/  

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