As the Stonehearted series nears completion I have decided to make the first book in the series free to download as an eBook.
If you haven’t read it yet, you can now get this in Kindle or ePub format from most of the normal eBook retailers. More details below.
Other books in the series will now by 99c or 99p or equivalent in other currencies, so if you like the first book in the series it will be really easy and affordable to read the others.
Words: c. 17,000
Pages: 74 (print)
And other Amazon stores!
By The Sword’s Edge is the first volume of Stonehearted, a serialized novel.
When the cut from the blade runs deep – You need a heart of Stone
In 1370 two families are thrust together by the harsh realities of war. Lady d’Aubray holds Sarbrook castle, but has sold nearly everything to pay the ransom of her husband, who was captured in France over a decade ago. Eolande d’Aubray, the missing lord’s daughter, is desperate for her father to return. She remembers little of him, but she does know that he is the only man who can rescue her from an unwanted marriage.
William Stone has bought much of the d’Aubray estate having made a fortune as a cloth merchant, and is looking forward to seeing his two sons move up in the world. For his eldest, Richard, he hopes to make squire to Sir Robert Knolles, commander of the English army set to invade France this summer, as long as he can pay the consideration demanded by Knolles. But when Knolles and his ambitious captain, Minsterworth, visit the Stone’s to agree their terms, a tragic series of events destroys the Stone’s world forever.
For Richard Stone there is only one place to find peace.