Thyra Dane

Author of Romance. Blogs about Scandinavia, Vikings and books.

Read a romance about spring in Norway - and support breast cancer research!

It’s been a month since the anthology LOVE IN BLOOM was published and what a month! This is the first time I’ve ever published anything so I must admit there was some nailbiting going on. What if everyone hated my story, Cosplay? What if it didn’t make sense to anyone? Would people from other countries …

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Spring is here! Don’t be fooled by the snow everywhere. Norwegians have decided that it’s spring now, no matter how deep the snow is. How can you tell it’s spring? Here are five signs of spring in Norway. 1, Everyone talks about the sun We’ve been sun-deprived for months and when it’s finally here–even in …

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Do you want to read romance from Scandinavia? Or maybe from North Carolina? How about some Steampunk? We have it all–and so much more–in the new anthology Love in Bloom. Love in Bloom has short stories that are steamy, short stories that are sweet, and everything in between. The best part? You’ll support breast cancer …

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Every Norwegian over 30 remembers the Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer. Norwegians under 30 wish they did. The Lillehammer-Olympic games were important for the national soul of Norway. And these days we celebrate the 25th anniversary. The Olympic games in Lillehammer were important. I remember being there, enjoying the athmosphere, the pride over the games …

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