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SHERWOOD CHARADE by MIMI RISER

Summary

Some are born to greatness. Others have it thrust upon them. Marian Allanson would prefer to avoid it, period. Emotionally scarred, and haunted by nightly dreams of the mythical Robin Hood, Marian is just limping through life till a mysterious quirk of fate tosses her and twelve-year-old street kid Orlando Konstantinos centuries into the past.

Now she’s on a full-scale run through medieval Sherwood, threatened by the Sheriff of Nottingham, and discovering there may be truth to the myth, after all. A forest phantom appears out of the shadows to rescue her from death, then disappears again, leaving her to a different danger in the form of a forced marriage to Lord Roland of Hunterdon, a man hot enough to melt a maid’s skivvies—despite the fact underwear hasn’t been invented yet. To make matters worse, when the old sheriff is murdered, Roland steps into the job with plans to kill Robin Hood, unless Marian can stop him. Or will Roland be the one to die?

With the questions striking deeper than Robin’s arrows, and a sudden uncertainty as to who’s the villain and who’s the hero, “Maid Marian” has much more to worry about than her missing unmentionables. And speaking of missing, where the devil is Orlando?

Before the secrets crack open and the dust clears, an unlikely heroine will rise from her own ashes, a legend will be rewritten, and a love will be forged strong enough to conquer time...

Genres: Romance / Fantasy / Time Travel / Romantic Comedy

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"A Must for Robin Hood Fans!"
Reviewed by Karen Michelle Nutt
Posted March 8, 2008

Marian has a crush on the legendary Robin Hood, but she never thought she'd actually be swept back in time to find out he truly exists. A freak accident sends Marian and a friend Orlando (streetwise boy) back in time landing in ancient Ole England. Sir Guy of Gisborne Read more...


"Riser has conjured a ripping tale of auld"
Reviewed by Deborah Macgillivray
Posted March 28, 2008

Robin Hood redux. All her life Marian has been haunted about dreams of Robin Hood. Well, small wonder, eh, with a name like Marian? Yet, in fiction where all things are possible, this Marian finds herself and her friend, Orlando, carried back in time to ancient England, where King John Read more...


 

Sherwood Charade
by Mimi Riser

Amber Quill Press
February 1, 2008
Available: February 1, 2008
ISBN #1602729522
EAN #9781602729520
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