C. Ripley Miller

About me

Cynthia Miller writing as C. Ripley Miller is an English teacher and writer who read her first historical novel about the biblical Esther in grade school and was hooked. Her just completed first historical novel is set in 5th century Gaul and tells the story of a forbidden love and the battle between Attila the Hun and the Roman general Aetius.

Her writing credits include short fiction: “Placidana” at OrchardPressMysteries.com, “Watercolor” – The Scriptor, and “Stronger” in the anthology Summer Tapestry. She participates in several forums and has reviewed for UNRV Roman Empire. She is also a member of the Barrington Writers’ Workshop and is currently working on the mystery sequel to her first novel. When she is not writing or working on her blog, she is usually reading, cooking, or watching movies. She loves movies.

From my website

The Nature of Angels

Tuned in: Train, Calling All Angels Archangel Raphael A few years back, I read Danielle Trussoni’s novel, Angelology.  It’s a fascinating tale of a young nun who finds herself connected to the world of angels.  The mood was cold and dark, quite gothic, but at the same time intense and…

Freya—Goddess of Love

Tuned in: Marc Cohn, Walk through the world with me. May is the month of rebirth, love and fertility and a perfect time to introduce my readers to a goddess. In the last few months, I’ve showcased the Continental Germanic gods who share counterparts with some of the Scandinavian Norse…

Thor—God of Thunder

Tuned in: Garth Brooks, The Thunder Rolls  Last month, I wrote about Loki a god mentioned in my novel, On the Edge of Sunrise, set in 5th century AD (CE). Generally, it’s considered reasonable that the Germanic barbarian tribes, such as the Salian Franks—characters in my story, followed Continental Germanic…

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