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The Archers of Saint Sebastian by Jeanne Roland


Whats up all! Right now on the weblog I’m very excited to be spotlighting an interesting historic from Creator Jeanne Roland. Journeys is the primary ebook within the Archers of Saint Sebastian and is obtainable now to learn! Keep tuned for subsequent month when she is on Weblog Tour and be looking out for evaluations and nice posts!

Journeys: The Archers of Saint Sebastian by Jeanne Roland

Publication Date: November 13, 2021

Nepenthe Press

Style: Renaissance Historic Fiction/Younger Grownup

Collection: Archers of Saint Sebastian, Ebook One

A barracks full of lovely boys. A lady in disguise, dwelling amongst them.

It’s the 14th century, and the longbow is king. However within the northern European principality of Ardennes, archery isn’t simply the nation’s protection. It’s the nationwide obsession.

MEET THE JOURNEYS

12 younger Journeyman archers, the most effective within the nation
2 years of public competitions, wherein seems depend virtually as a lot as means
6 will win a coveted membership within the Archers’ Guild of St. Sebastian
1 will turn out to be the prince’s new Guardsman

MEET MARIEKE

15-year-old Marieke is as obsessive about St. Sebastian’s as everybody else in Ardennes. Solely it’s the center ages, and ladies simply don’t turn out to be elite archers. Besides Marieke’s prospects as a woman aren’t promising both, after a well-timed kick from a mule has left her with a face that’s badly scarred and ruined for marriage. However when circumstances pressure her to depart her outdated life behind and flee to the guild for refuge, there are solely two issues Marieke actually is aware of in regards to the place. One is {that a} mysterious accident ended her personal father’s time as a Journey. The opposite?
There are not any ladies allowed inside St. Sebastian’s.

Marieke is aware of disguising herself as a boy and infiltrating the guild means embarking on a harmful deception. However it might be her solely likelihood to search out out the reality about her father’s previous and to cease a murderous plot from coming to fruition. When the dashing younger Journeyman Tristan takes her beneath his wing as his squire, she’s obtained to remain – no less than lengthy sufficient to assist him beat out his brutal arch-rival to win the competitions.

Preserving her id a secret shall be laborious. Dwelling in shut quarters with a pack of beautiful boys? That shall be more durable nonetheless. However the hardest factor of all shall be conserving the vow she makes for herself: to see Tristan turn out to be the following Guardsman, with out ever letting him discover out she’s a woman – a woman, who loves him.

Half Robin Hood and half Princess Bride, with a pinch of Mulan and a touch of Cyrano de Bergerac within the combine, The Archers of St. Sebastian I: Journeys is a humorous motion and journey saga impressed by late medieval/early Renaissance Belgium and full of romance, wit, and longbow archery. Good for adults who love younger grownup themes, Journeys is an escape into the previous that reads extra like romantic historic fantasy than pure historic fiction.

Unrequited love? Ugly heroines who keep ugly? Friendship, coming of age, romance, journey, and loads of archery competitions? A novel setting impressed by the wonderful metropolis of Bruges, with a richly imagined, immersive world set inside the partitions of a male-only archers’ guild? Journeys: The Archers of Saint Sebastianhas all of it, so for those who’re in search of an ideal escape, don your disguise and be a part of Marieke as she enters the forbidden world of Saint Sebastian’s, and put together to fall in love with the Journeys – that’s, the twelve greatest and most lovely archers in all of Ardennes, the Journeyman archers of St. Sebastian’s.

Obtainable on Amazon


Concerning the Creator

Roland hails from Davis, California, the place she spent most of her youth lounging on the pool, absorbing the solar, and daydreaming. She had a key ring that learn ‘I’m working away to hitch the circus,’ and her favourite second of the day was when the native movie show went darkish, and the slogan ‘escape to the flicks’ appeared on the display screen. As an grownup, her passions embrace all issues melodramatic and exquisite — all the pieces from traditional films, British romantic poetry, historical tragedy and epic, to Italian opera. She is now a professor of Classics in a small midwestern city, the place she lives together with her Greek husband, her fraternal twins, and a Bernese mountain canine named Franco Corelli.

Go to www.jeanneroland.com and www.nepenthepress.com for extra about Roland’s upcoming initiatives. You can too comply with her on Fb, Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads.



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