I have created a fan page on Facebook for The King's Tale series. Today I posted an excerpt from edition 2 of The King's Tale.
Please stop by and "like" the page if you're interested in reading further excerpts. I plan to post all excerpts on that page (for King's Tale books) from now on. Monday, the day The King's Heart releases, I will post an excerpt from that book.
Additionally, I plan to hold a giveaway on July 27, the third anniversary of the release of The King's Tale. Still working out the details, but the winner will be drawn from fans of the page.
New for 2012, The King's Tale has been re-edited and revised to include a glossary and pronunciation guide for all the Welsh words used. Additionally, a few of the historical inaccuracies have been corrected -- "bed springs" are finally changed back to "bed strings" how I had originally written. I've also done some further research, and corrected some of the problems with the food mentioned. All in all, I'm quite pleased to have my first book go into its second edition!
It is now available for pre-order at Amazon, and it will release on Monday June 11, 2012. On that same day, the sequel, The King's Heart, will also be releasing.
In thirteenth century Cornwall, a fierce king must
have a strong partner, and that is what King Christopher of Lysnowydh has in
his handfasted mate. Or had before rival King Warin kidnapped and tortured
Dafydd to the point that, months later, he is still afraid to leave the castle.
Christopher longs for Dafydd to accompany him to the other strongholds in his
kingdom and to London to pay tribute to Henry III, but Dafydd is not ready.
Christopher begins to wonder if Dafydd will ever recover.
Dafydd hates to disappoint his lover, but he is not sure what to do. Since he
will not leave the keep, he renounces his position as king's marshal, vowing to
focus on the healing arts instead. Though Christopher continues to pressure him
to travel, Dafydd staunchly stays at home—until his second sight shows him he
could lose Christopher if he cannot face his fears. Determinedly, Dafydd sets
out to prove he can master them.
When Christopher returns home to find Dafydd gone, he knows exactly what Dafydd
must have seen. As he once promised he would, he follows his heart across his
kingdom—but even if he finds Dafydd, he may not be able to heal the rift
A Timeless Dreams title: While reaction to
same-sex relationships throughout time and across cultures has not always been
positive, these stories celebrate M/M love in a manner that may address,
minimize, or ignore historical stigma.
This book will be available at Amazon, but it is available for pre-order at Dreamspinner Press
Coming from Dreamspinner Press on June 11, 2012: The King's Heart, sequel for The King's Tale.
Additionally, The King's Tale has been re-edited and revised to include a pronunciation guide and glossary, and it will also be available on June 11. Some of the historical inaccuracies have been corrected.
Use this link for The King's Heart. And if you're interested in reading my journey about this project, use this link.
Rowena Sudbury lives in southern California with her husband, son, and their wonderful rescue dog. Her love of reading was born in the fifth grade, and she began writing soon after that. Writing has always been her passion and escape from the real world.
Rowena finds herself thinking through the minds of her characters quite often, to the point that she always has to carry a small journal with her so she can capture their thoughts and weave them into stories when she gets home.