The lovely Brandy Vallance impressed with her debut novel, The Covered Deep, and readers have been hungering for her next offering since 2014. It’s a pleasure to share with you Within the Veil, along with an sneak peek excerpt for your reading pleasure!
Brandy takes readers to the wilds of Scotland in this intriguing novel, delving into the Gypsy lifestyle, Scotland’s Holyrood Castle, prejudice, longing, and love. If you have had the pleasure of reading The Covered Deep, you know that Brandy writes stunning prose and pens stories beyond the ordinary. I have no doubt (and I …
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. BECAUSE YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT.
Zara Ruiz is a normal California girl on the verge of graduating from high school and thinking about her dawning future. But when dusk brings a shattering loss—and she discovers a priceless object in the shallows of a tide pool—she is thrust a hundred-and-eighty years into the past. There she meets handsome ranchero Javier de la Ventura—who has big dreams and secret sorrows—along with his enchanting family, in a land that is at once familiar, and yet utterly foreign.
Between cattle rustlers, pirates and a growing call …
Hope in the Land
Isn’t that where every idea starts? It’s certainly what keeps me writing.
When I first proposed writing Amish historical novels, the idea was three books. The Amish Turns of Time series would include three novels set in the 1910s exploring three different issues in Amish history. Wonderful Lonesome, Meek and Mild, and Brightest and Best came to be. The Amish Turns of Time series was complete. Ah. A sigh of satisfaction.
But I had more ideas. (That’s sort of an occupational hazard, actually.) And my publisher was interested in …