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Today I'm featuring another medieval romance steeped in fantasy. Kelley Heckart shares a snippet from her book, White Rose of Avalon.
I'm over on her blog with this week's snippet from The Prince's Highland Bride. Click here: https://kelleysrealm.blogspot.com/
White Rose of Avalon
Do you like captivating, passionate historical fantasy featuring King Arthur, Gwenhwyfar, Merlin, Nimue, Morgaine, and Lancelot? Inspired by The Mists of Avalon, this sensual retelling of the Arthurian romances brings these legendary characters to life.
Destiny cannot be altered.
With Britannia falling to the Saxon hordes, Morgaine, Queen of the Faeries, has no choice but to make a pact with the Christian monks. She promises to give them a High King who will unite the Britons against the Saxons if he takes a queen from the faery realm. Morgaine hopes this will restore the Goddess faith
and return Avalon to its rightful place. She sends Lancelot to guard the future High King, but when a love potion falls into the wrong hands, all seems lost.
Gwenhwyfar is the only hope for the future, but betrayal, revenge, and forbidden love surround her, all
of which could send both Britannia and Avalon into ruins.
Morgaine watched her go, feeling hopeful that Gwenhwyfar would make a perfect queen. She grabbed the horse’s reins and took her inside the stables, handing her to an initiate named Mari. Believers in the Old Religion sent their daughters to Morgaine so they could learn the teachings of the Goddess.
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Check out next week's snippet on Ruth’s blog June 22: http://ruthacasie.blogspot.com
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6/15/2020 10:24:48 am
A lovely snippet, Kelley. Happy Medieval Monday!
6/15/2020 11:23:39 am
Thanks for stopping by, Judith! Happy Medieval Monday!
6/15/2020 11:24:41 am
Thanks so much for joining me today, Kelley! Your book sounds very intriguing! I love Arthurian tales <3
6/15/2020 03:38:39 pm
Thanks for hosting me this week, Cathy. Happy Medieval Monday!
6/15/2020 04:08:17 pm
You're welcome here anytime, Kelley!
6/22/2020 02:59:27 pm
Beautiful, Kelley! Happy Medieval Monday to all!
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