Anna Markland

About me

Anna Markland is a Canadian author with a keen interest in genealogy. She writes medieval romance about family honour, ancestry and roots. Her novels are intimate love stories full of passion and adventure. Following a successful career in teaching, Anna transformed her love of writing and history into engaging works of fiction. Prior to becoming a fiction author, she published numerous family histories. One of the things she enjoys most about writing historical romance is the in-depth research required to provide the reader with an authentic medieval experience.

From my website

Viking Ships

It’s common knowledge that the Vikings’ shipbuilding abilities allowed them to travel vast distances by sea. Here is a diagram of the different kinds of Viking ships. The smallest ship was used for coastal and river travel. The second is a depiction of the Knarr, used for trading. Two kinds…

Jacquie Biggar ~ A Story from the Heart

I’m very happy and excited to be on my friend and critique partner, Anna Markland’s, blog today! Thank you for having me, Anna. I want to share a brand new collection of holiday novellas coming up for release October 18/16. This set is comprised of twenty never-before-seen stories set around…

Viking Lore~Silver Spoons and Runes

Vikings weren’t uncouth barbarians. They used a sophisticated system of writing known as runes. Here is a picture of Viking runes. Can you spell your name? Here’s my attempt at the names of my h/h from The Rover Bold, Bryk and Cathryn. Some of the rune stones erected by Vikings…

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