Bits 'n Bobs Author Blog
This post marks the last of the blog round-robin of First Kiss snippets for Medieval Monday. I'm looking forward to next week with the wrap-up from each author with an eager eye to the next round.
Daryl Devore' joins me today with a snippet from her book The Last Dragon. You'll find my snippet from The Highlander's Pirate Bride on her blog here: https://daryldevore.blogspot.com/
Check out the other authors' links from the Medieval Romance Lovers Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130
Don't forget to come back here next week for the final installment from The Highlander's Pirate Bride!
Read on and discover a prince. A sorceress. And a heart-breaking secret.
Derry stood. “Turn, please. I will remove my blouse and skirt and they can be hung to dry. My shift should dry as I sleep. Everything is wet?”
“Yes. The rain soaked through all. As this is not my horse and my things, I have no caparison to cover ye.”
As she removed her wet clothes, he moved to the mound of hay and shifted it to make a bed. She settled onto the dry, scratchy hay. Hawkyns removed his tunic and trousers, hung them next to hers then settled in the hay bed. “'Tis older hay and not sweet smelling, but 'tis dry.” He lifted handfuls of hay and placed it over her and then himself. “Lie close. Two bodies will give heat.”
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See last week’s snippet on Barbara Bettis’s blog - http://www.barbarabettis.com/index.php/blog/
Follow the excerpt from the very beginning, starting with the first snippet on Daryl Devoré’s blog: https://daryldevore.blogspot.com/
What do dragons, knights and romance have in common? Grab a copy of multi-published author Daryl Devore’s medieval fantasy romance – The Last Dragon and discover the answer.
A sorcerer craving dominance merged with a dragon, the power overwhelmed him causing him to split into three dragons. Demora ruled thought, but was lost in time. Yidithe offered protection, shining like the light of the sun. Ayrradex craved chaos, revelling in destroying souls.
Many knights died, attempting to slay the devil beast. One knight, Prince Hawkyns, did not fear death. He’d lost everything. Away on a mission when Ayrradex attacked his father’s kingdom, Penrythe, Hawkyns returned to find his noble father – feeble and defeated. His wise mother – crazed. His beautiful wife and unborn child - dead. Only a pile of ashes remained for him to bury. He knelt before his King and vowed to slay the devil-beast or be slain.
Derry was born with powers that terrified her parents. They delivered her to a nunnery to be raised in secret. Jathe, a wise sorceress, discovered the young girl and trained her to one day use the secret hidden in her soul.
Legends spoken around campfires hinted the sole way to destroy Ayrradex was when the hearts of a knight and a golden dragon became one. But after a vicious battle with Ayrradex, the golden dragon was thought to be dead.
Can Prince Hawkyns’s bravery and Derry’s powers end the reign of the devil-beast’s terror?
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Amazon - ebook - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QPW4CVF
Amazon - print - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QRVJ59P
Books2read – universal link - ebook – https://books2read.com/The-Last-Dragon
Books2read –universal link – print - https://books2read.com/The-Last-Dragon-
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