Tag Archives: Scotch-Irish American

The True Story Behind Historical-Paranormal Romance The Bearwalker’s Daughter

A particularly tragic account is the driving force behind the story, the ill-fated romance of  a young captive woman who fell in love with the son of a chief. As the result of a treaty, she was taken from her … Continue reading

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My New Historical Romance and the Very Unique Kira–Beth Trissel

The Rugged Alleghenies, A White Warrior, Beautiful Scots-Irish Healer, Unrequited Love—Requited, Charges of Witchcraft, Vindictive Ghost, Lost Treasure, Murderous Thieves, Deadly Pursuit, Hangman’s Noose Waiting…Kira, Daughter of the Moon 1765––The recent Indian wars are over (for now) and an uneasy … Continue reading

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A Scots-Irish Healer in the Alleghenies Finds Herself Accused of Witchcraft–Beth Trissel

Can she entrust her future to him, or will fear keep her locked in the past? 1765—Full-blown spring has finally come to the hazy ridges of the Allegheny Mountains and the clannish Scots-Irish settled here can relax a bit. The recent … Continue reading

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One of the Scariest Ghost Stories Ever–Beth Trissel

Late Shenandoah Valley Historian and Author John Heatwole, much missed and a family friend, recorded a number of strange occurrences recounted by valley and mountain people in his fascinating book, Shenandoah Voices.  He says, “The beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia … Continue reading

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The Story behind the Story of NA Historical Romance Red Bird’s Song–Beth Trissel

A 2012 Epic ebook finalist Two years ago in September Red Bird’s Song was released. As a tribute to my favorite novel, I am revisiting the first book I ever wrote, and rewrote, and learned how to write in the … Continue reading

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Free at Amazon–The Bearwalker’s Daughter

The Bearwalker’s Daughter is Free from Sept. 9th –Sept. 11th at Amazon kindle Description: Timid by nature–or so she thinks–Karin McNeal hasn’t grasped who she really is or her fierce birthright. A tragic secret from the past haunts the young Scots-Irish woman … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Sample from Historical-Paranormal Romance The Bearwalker’s Daughter–Beth Trissel

Autumn, 1784, the Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia, the McNeal homestead Excerpt from Chapter Four Laying a gnarled hand on Karin’s arm, Neeley said, “You haven’t got a mind of your own. Leastways, not one you’ll own up to.” “Neeley—” “It’s … Continue reading

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The ‘Whys’ Behind Scottish Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass–Beth Trissel

For inquiring minds, those of you who want to know, or are mildly interested, suspenseful romance novella Somewhere My Lass, was an intriguing tale to weave and quite an adventure. It’s also one I had no intention of undertaking until … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Sample From Historical Fantasy Romance The Bearwalker’s Daughter–Beth Trissel

Autumn, 1784, the Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia Instinctively, Karin reached out to trace the glowing stone, warmer now. A blue-green light radiated from it at her touch. She sucked in her breath. Tearing her eyes from the phenomenal gem, … Continue reading

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Historical-Paranormal Romance, The Bearwalker’s Daughter–Beth Trissel

Set among the Scots-Irish settled in the Alleghenies, with an intriguing Native American thread, The Bearwalker’s Daughter is a suspenseful historical romance. A mystical tone also colors the story. What’s a bearwalker, you may ask? A shape shifting Shawnee warrior. Depending upon … Continue reading

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