All posts tagged: Anglo-Saxon

Shades of Time. A new novel by Sandra Dennis

What is it that connects us to the events of the past? We can certainly learn history through literature or other forms of media, but sometimes the connection goes much deeper than this.  This is especially the case if we have a local or family connection to those same events.   Is it through the memories passed down the generations? Or Possibly through items left behind,  such as pieces of jewelry or family heirlooms?  Or maybe it is the land itself which forms an intrinsic bond with those who live in its hills, fields, and forests – a link that remains over the centuries? This is the intriguing subject of the new novel ‘Shades of Time’ by Sandra Dennis.  She has very kindly offered to write a guest post on her novel and why she felt compelled to write it, so I’ll pass you over to her… Thomas M D Brooke   The discovery of an Anglo-Saxon brooch brings forth spirits from the past in search of revenge… I had to write ‘Shades of Time’, there was no getting away from this story which was inspired by …