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7 Books

To promote literacy and to give my readers a little glimpse into the books that have influenced my writing over the years, I’m posting seven books, no explanation.        

Word Origin Trivia

The word “trade” is named after the trade winds, not the other way around. From the late Middle English and Middle Low German, “trade” originally meant “track” or “course”, not the exchange of goods.    

A bit of historical pirate speak. No Arrs, please.

“Hey, Kat, I hear you wrote a book. What’s it about?” “It’s a time travel romance.” “When’s it set?” “In the early 1700s.” “Ooh, so it’s about the American Colonies?” “…Sort of. It’s got pirates in it.” And here it comes. The inevitable… “Arrrrrr, matey! Shiver me timbers!” Oh, ouch. Why the cringe, you say? … Continue reading A bit of historical pirate speak. No Arrs, please.

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