"Three refreshing Arthurian legend novellas"
Averil In Everleigh, Godwine Fitzhugh extracts a
deathbed promise from his bastard son Rhys to care for his
legitimate heir six year old Mary and to "steal an
heiress", suggesting the Pendragon girl. Rhys journeys to
Dragon Lair in Welshry and abducts Averil Pendragon to be
his wife, but not realizing that she, like him, is
Maia The legitimate heir Maia rejects all her
suitors insisting that her beloved, who she has met in her
dreams, will come for her soon. Emrys Llyn, the Lord of
the Lake, arrives to court Maia. He claims to be a
descendent of Lancelot and the Lady of the Lake. He admits
he lost two previous wives who suddenly died for no known
reason. As Emrys and Maia fall in love, will the jealous
Lady of the Lake tragically end their relationship?
Junia Two years later, Junia misses her married
sisters, but meets Simon de Bohun and over time they fall
in love. Simon tells his dad that he wants to marry
Junia, but his cruel father Hugo will never accept a
Pendragon. Over a century ago, a feud between the clans
formed leaving no hope for the star-crossed lovers. When
Junia and Simon meet to say goodbye, Hugo captures her,
making it even more impossible for the lovers.
The three novellas are refreshing well-written tales that
move forward the Arthurian legend a few centuries though
the audience needs to know that Junia is raped. The
three sisters, descendents of Arthur, make delightful
protagonists that fans of Bertrice Small and the Camelot
mythos will value highly and want a sequel starring their
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 4, 2004
The Dragon Lord's daughters were descended from the great
Averil, the eldest, was the most beautiful. She
fully intended to barter her beauty in marriage to a great
name. Fate decided otherwise.
Maia, the second daughter, fell in love with the
mysterious descendant of Lancelot du Lac and the Lady of
the Lake. Though he longed to be fully human, Emrys Llyn
lived in a world of magic. Only the pure love of an
innocent could save him.
Junia, the Lord's youngest daughter, fell in love
with the son of her father's bitterest enemy. But even
their love could not end the feud, and Junia thought to
never love again. Until she met William le Clare, who had
believed that he would never love again, either.
This is a tale of adventure, magic and romance which is
bound to warm a cold winter's night.