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Twists and turns!

Two weeks ago, I had posted about the great review my book The Labyrinthine Journey received from Literary Titan. Any writer will tell you that it is gratifying and pleasing to get reviews. It is validation that someone has spent their valuable time reading your book. As a writer, I am very grateful to those…

2019 | Off to a good start

Happy New Year, good people! I hope you had a great time celebrating and saying goodbye to 2018 and welcoming 2019. What I am about to share with you is not what I planned to write about, but as they say you go with the flow. ancient greeceAncient HistoryGreek MythologyHistorical FantasyHistorical FictionIndie authorsindie publishingIndie WritersreadingReviews

Warning: don’t mess with the fairer sex!

Our next destination has a unique history, and perhaps the earliest forerunner of women’s liberation. Then again, what happened may raise a few brows and possibly considered extreme as to the outcome. We are off to the Island of Hephaistos/Hephaestus, today known as Limnos/Lemnos. It is one of the northern islands of Greece and not…

Book Launch Day!

Today is the day! The Labyrinthine Journey is now available to buy. eBooks can be purchased from: Amazon For all other eBook formats: Smashwords If you haven’t already joined my FB event, click on the image below to join in the fun: Follow Evan as he continues his odyssey as Servant of the Gods in…

How a city rose from the ashes

Evan and his companions leave Pylos and head to Messenia, a region protected by mountains. Ancient Messenia is located in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese, and founded in 369 BCE. The site was settled in the Early Bronze Age, though it may date back to the Late Neolithic period. Today the site is protected…

Book Trailer Exclusive

Today I am posting something a little different from the usual articles. As loyal followers of my blog, I want to share an exclusive preview with you for my book Search for the Golden Serpent. This is the first of a three part series. Thank you for your continued support and I look forward to…

Middle Eastern influences?

While researching for my series Servant of the Gods, I read articles and watched documentaries in reference to the origins of the Greek gods and goddesses. And while some originated in Ancient Greece, many of the divinities were “borrowed” from neighbouring countries such as Asia Minor, the Middle East and from the Minoans. But were…

Island Nations

The Minoans came from one place—Crete—as far as evidence shows, yet their influence stretches across the Aegean to mainland Greece. The reconstruction of the palaces at Pylos, Tiryns and Mycenae show similar structural features as did the artwork. The confluence of such occurrences was a result of trade which the Minoans were renowned. The fame…