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Book Review: The Conjurers by David Waid

The Conjurers: A Gritty Fantasy of Witches and Wizards by David Waid

Publisher: Deadlock Publishing

Publication Date: June 1, 2016

Edition: Paperback, 319 pages

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

 Magic, demons, and wizards!
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Guest Post: Roo in a Sewe: Medieval Food by David Waid


DAVID WAID is the author of the historical fantasy novel, The Conjurers, which releases through Amazon on June 1, 2016. He has also published the fantasy short stories, Wicked and Loving Lies and The Festival of Rogues. David lives in Arizona with his wife of 22 years, three kids, and a craven, food-obsessed puggle whose name means “Battle Lord” in Gaelic.

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Roo in a Sewe: Medieval Food

By David Waid

My historical fantasy novel, The Conjurers, is set in the 14th century and, for it, I did some research on medieval food. It seems—no surprise—that peasant fare was coarse stuff with little meat and even less variation.


On the other hand, there are many surviving medieval cookbooks that show at least some people were living the gastronomical Mardi Gras. And they ate strange things. Of course, the entrails of almost every animal were on the menu. These were known as Nombuls. Continue reading

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