Sunday, May 6, 2012

THE CURSE OF THE LOST ISLE now has two books - by Vijaya Schartz

From history shrouded in myths, emerges a family of immortal Celtic Ladies, who roam the medieval world in search of salvation from a curse. For centuries, imbued with hereditary gifts, they hide their deadly secret... but if the Church ever suspects what they really are, they will be hunted, tortured, and burned at the stake.


806 AD - Alba (Ancient Scotland) -
As the Vikings raid the coast of Alba, Pressine of Bretagne sets out to seduce King Elinas of Dumfries, chosen by the Goddess to unite the tribes against the foreign invader. Elinas, still mourning his departed queen, has no intention to remarry. Head-strong and independent, Pressine does not expect to fall for the very attractive, wise and noble ruler... Furthermore, her Pagan nature clashes with the religious fanaticism of the king’s Christian heir, who suspects her unholy ancestry and will stop at nothing to get rid of her.

810 AD - Alba (Ancient Scotland) - Queen at last, Pressine brings victory to her beloved Elinas and prosperity to their growing kingdom. But she has to contend with the intrigues of Charlemagne's bishops, spurred by her Christian stepson. While Elinas, on the battlefield, remains unaware of his son’s machinations, Pressine fends off repeated assaults against her life. She also fears the curse that could bring her downfall. For the love of Elinas, she will tempt fate and become with child. But when her indomitable passion challenges the wrath of the Goddess Herself... can she win that battle?

Although each novel can be read separately, both novels feature the same hero and heroine a few years apart and should be read back to back. Originally they were supposed to be one very long book, but it was way too much for one volume, so it was decided to make it two separate novels. The next novels in this series will skip generations and involve different main characters.

Vijaya also writes medieval and romantic science fiction series, like The Chronicles of Kassouk and the Ancient Enemy series and the Archangel twin books, Crusader and Checkmate.

Find all Vijaya's other books in Amazon kindle HERE

1 comment:

Debby said...

I Do not remember these. Thanks so much
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