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Thursday Thirteen


13 Items of Wickedness

In honor of the blog hop I’m currently participating in, today I’m all about wicked. See the post below to join in the Wicked Nights hop and go into the draw to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate. Thirteen Wicked Things 1. Wicked is the name of a novel by Gregory...

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13 Facts About Trolls

Later this year, hubby and I are doing a cruise of the Baltic region. One of the stops is Oslo, Norway, a place I didn’t know much about. Research and deciding what to see is always part of the fun for me, and I was intrigued to learn about the combination of trolls...

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Thirteen Things That Would Make A Perfect World

I stole this idea from Next magazine, one of our local glossy ladies’ magazines. It’s a tongue-in-cheek list of things that would go toward making a perfect world. I picked my favorite ones from their much longer list. Thirteen Things That Would Go Toward Making a...

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C is for Cook Strait

Thirteen Things About Cook Strait 1. Cook Strait is the body of water separating the North and South Islands of New Zealand. 2. The strait is named after Captain James Cook who sailed through it in 1770. 3. Maori legends says Kupe (an explorer) discovered Cook Strait...

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13 Things About the Mystery Genre

Today, in honor of the contest below, my TT is all about mysteries and mystery writing. Thirteen Things About The Mystery Genre 1. Mysteries as we know them, weren’t available to the reading public until Edgar Allen Poe introduced his fictional detective, Auguste C....

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13 Facts About the Tower of London

If you’re a tourist in London chances are you’ll spend some time at the Tower of London. I’ve wandered through the tower, gawked at the crown jewels and checked out the ravens and beefeaters. It’s a place that breathes and sighs history. Thirteen Facts About the Tower...

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13 Facts About Baboons and Frogs

Recently I’ve been plotting and planning a new series called Middlemarch Capture. One of the fun things about writing is you get to research all sorts of interesting things. This week I’ve been researching baboons and frogs for the first two books in my series....

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13 Facts About Color Therapy

I like color in my life, and if I’m ever feeling down, something colorful always cheers me up. Some people swear by color therapy, so I thought I’d do a little research into the subject. Thirteen Facts About Color Therapy 1. Color therapists believe that each of the...

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