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Laura Vosika

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Minneapolis, The United States


C.S. Lewis, Margaret J. Anderson

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Laura Vosika is the author of the Blue Bells Trilogy. In addition to the Trilogy, she is working on several other novels and a non-fiction book on raising a large family.

Laura grew up in the military, visiting castles in England, pig fests in Germany, and the historic sites of America's east coast, and living in climates ranging from Mississippi's heat to Duluth, Minnesota.

She earned a bachelor's degree in music, and worked for many years as a freelance musician, playing trombone for pit orchestras, ballets, and symphonies, and flute and harp for other venues. She spent three years as a member of the Buz Whiteley Big Band and Farragut Brass Band in Bremerton, WA.

After earning a masters degree in education, she took a job as a music teache

Dear Readers, Today I bring you something a little different from my normal posts on medieval history, Scotland, music, and time travel. Today, I would like to introduce my friend of more than twenty years, and fellow author at Gabriel’s Horn, Kathy Opie. I met Kathy when our oldest children–her daughter and my son–were [...]
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" Look up Willie Meikle. I haven't read his novels yet, but I hope to start. I've heard good things about them, and he is from Scotland. "
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" Hi, Sandi. Which battlefields did you go to? I went to Bannockburn. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to stop at Culloden, even though we drove almost ...more "
" I'm not normally into vampire novels, but I really liked this book a lot. I loved the history, and her use of descriptions. Some of the passages left ...more "
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