Do heroes always know they’re heroes? In my new release, Lord of Sherwood: The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy Book Three, Curlew Champion thinks of himself as an average man. He knows that one day he will take his place in the magical Triad destined to uphold the sanctity of Sherwood Forest as have his ancestors before him, right back to his great-grandfather, Robin Hood. But as this excerpt shows, he believes his cousin and fellow Triad-member, Heron Scarlet, is the one with the true promise:
Curlew knew himself to be dull and ordinary compared with Heron’s brilliance. Aye, he had caught glimpses of his own reflection in pools and in the village pond—he had even seen himself, quite startlingly, in the fire once whilst Heron sat in a trance. A blend of both his parents, he had his father’s height and gray eyes and his mother’s deep brown hair. Folk said he had her grace as well, but what was that worth? He cared far more that he had inherited both his
Curlew Champion, master archer, has always known his
destiny. With his cousin, Heron Scarlet,
he will become a guardian of Sherwood Forest and further his people’s fight
against Norman Tyranny. But the third
member of the triad is still to be revealed, the woman who will complete the
magical circle and, perhaps, answer the longing in Curlew’s heart. Lord of Sherwood: The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy Book Three will be available 8/8/14 from Amazon and The Wild Rose Press!
Lord of Sherwood: The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy Book Three will be available 8/8/14 from Amazon and The Wild Rose Press!