The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Justin Newland’s novel The Old Dragon’s Head set in fifteenth-century China as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Ru was playing in their small garden while Luli sat at her writing desk. She moved her calligraphy brush over the paper. … Continue reading The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland

The Coronation by Justin Newland

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Justin Newland’s novel The Coronation as part of a blog tour celebrating the Second Anniversary of its publication, hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Coronation is set in East Prussia in the 1760s. The opening scene of Chapter 3, The Sound of Bagpipes. Told … Continue reading The Coronation by Justin Newland