Columbine’s Tale: An Excerpt – A Story Within

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day13 This is one of my personal favourite scenes from Columbine’s Tale; a story within the story. Mina pleads Luka to tell her the tale of Allegra as she clings to life. Feel the grip and emotion… Storytelling at its best. Book Excerpt pp262-264 Long ago, when the stars still sang and READ MORE

Step Back in Time with Historical Facts

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day11 How much fun to be able to step back into the Renaissance era with some interesting facts about Rachel’s past and the history of the Commedia dell’Arte!       Rachel Nightingale: website | instagram | facebook | twitter   And now for a special feature appearance with a review of Columbine’s READ MORE

The Columbine’s Tale Renaissance Party Event Details

#columbinestales #blogtour #booksontour #day10 You’re Invited to an ALL-DAY RENAISSANCE PARTY EVENT! Be a Part of the Commedia dell’Arte! 🎭🎨🤹🏼‍♀️🎭 Join us for a day of fun and celebration at our special Columbine’s Tale ALL-DAY RENAISSANCE PARTY Event! With open questions and lively posts, you’ll be a part of an exclusive troupe of performers and artisans to READ MORE

When Research Involves Dressing Up, Not Reading Books

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day8 Author Article by Rachel Le Rossignol Rachel’s fascinating recreation of the Italian Renaissance era could not be brought to life without prior knowledge and experience. So how did she capture this cultural essence and flavour so sublimely in her books? She lived it! Find out how… The best fiction takes you READ MORE

The Storytelling Secrets of Rachel Nightingale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day5 Today we have a fascinating interview with Rachel Nightingale to share with you; all about the development of her exciting series, the Tarya Tales Trilogy, as well as a really good strategy for aspiring series writers! Thanks Rachel! 🎭🎨🤹🏼‍♀️🎤 A powerful and dramatic story such as Columbine’s Tale would grip the READ MORE

Review: Columbine’s Tale by Rachel Nightingale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Columbine’s Tale, Rachel Nightingale (author), Nadia Turner (cover), Odyssey Books, September 2018. Blurb: For three hundred years the travelling actors of Litonya roamed the land entertaining crowds, but secretly leaving devastation in their wake. Is Mina the only person with the power to stop them? In the ethereal otherworld of Tarya, READ MORE

Fun Facts Interview with Rachel Nightingale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Yesterday we learnt a little about Rachel Le Rossignol; aka Rachel Nightingale, in our introductory piece. Today we delve further into those fun facts so we can get to know the real Rachel! Birthday: My birthday is May 24th. When I was growing up, that was firecracker night, so there were READ MORE

Introducing Rachel Nightingale and Columbine’s Tale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day1 Rachel Le Rossignol is a writer, editor, trainer, presenter and actor. Her first novel in the exciting fantasy triology, Harlequin’s Riddle, was published in June 2017 by Odyssey Books under the pen name of Rachel Nightingale. With a passion for story telling and the theatre, it was natural that her first fantasy series would centre READ MORE