Monday, July 27, 2015

Adventure Scrapbook – New Orleans Cathedral

When I first caught sight of the towering magical spires of the Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis or more commonly known as the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, I thought it was a castle. The cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and is among the oldest cathedrals in the United States. It's located in the French Quarter next to Jackson Square facing the Mississippi River. Framed by the beautiful gardens of Jackson Square it looked like a scene from a fairy tale.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Adventure Inspirations - Albert Einstein

“The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” 
-Albert Einstein-

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Adventure Scrapbook – Iguanas of Roatan, Honduras

Roatan, Honduras is a small island, only about 33 miles long and four miles wide, located about 30 miles off the north coast of mainland Honduras. It’s an idyllic spot of unsurpassed tropical beauty and pristine waters for diving and snorkeling. Beneath the beauty lurks one of its less attractive, but equally fascinating inhabitants, iguanas.  

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Recent Release Roundup

There are so many great new books hitting the shelves all the time, making it difficult to single one out.  So, I’ve included a few recent releases that sounded interesting from writers I’m familiar with. For more, just click on each title which takes you directly to the Amazon listing.

Amanda Running Scared (Contemporary Romance/Suspense) by Georgina Sellwood.

Someone wants her dead... But why? 

When Amanda Vanderbilt is attacked at a party, she hides in a cowboy’s horse trailer to elude the masked man suddenly stalking her relentlessly. 

Bruce Palmer is on a mission to pick up horses for his boss across country in Seattle. A loner, he wants nothing to do with the pretty blonde he finds stowed away. 

But like it or not, he’s been lassoed into the mess, and it’s now his duty to protect her. 

Who is the masked man and why is he chasing them in a semi? 

The Last Princess of Meigen (Historical Romance/Medieval) by Rachel A. James.
She must choose between love and duty... 
A captivating tale of love and duty as the last princess of Meigen searches for her true purpose amidst conflict and betrayal. 

It is 626AD, and the ancient Kingdom of Meigen is left vulnerable to neighboring Saxons. To unite the kingdoms and bring peace, Princess Alena must enter into a royal marital alliance. But when the handsome physician, Sherwin, befalls her, matters become complicated. Torn between obligations to her young son and country, she faces a difficult decision. Will Alena obey the king’s orders, or choose to follow her heart?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Adventure Scrapbook – Altun Ha, Belize

 Belize is home to many Mayan ruins of varying size, complexity, and importance. Not far outside of Belize City, is Altun Ha, an early classic site which is considered one of the smaller historic Mayan sites in the area, yet one of the richest. Among the treasures discovered at Altun Ha are a jade skull of Kinich Ahau, the Maya Sun God, and the residue from a codex (fragments left after the organic material has rotted away). Only three codices and one fragment of a codex have been discovered, so even the remains of one of these rare Mayan books is a significant find.