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

Military Fashion: Battle Garb and Civilian Attire

Song post: Sheppard, Bombs Away Camouflage is an attempt to blend in order to hide or not be seen not unlike a chameleon in its environment.  In today’s fashion world, it can be seen on the streets represented by vintage camo jackets, print tees, leggings and slacks found in major…

Attila the Hun: The Scourge of God and the Sword of Mars (God)

Tuned in: Rolling Stones, Street Fighting Man Most authors are fascinated by their characters, regardless whether they’re good, bad or a bit of both. We live, sleep, eat and dream with them always lurking somewhere about. Attila the Hun is one of the more sinister characters in my book, On…

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…

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