The Dark Lady Series Juniper Grove Book Tour

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Title: The Dark Lady
Series:  The Dark Lady Series #1
Author:   R.J. Hore
Published:  February 6th, 2012
Publisher:  Champagne Book Group
Genre:  Fantasy
Content Warning:  Minor violence
Recommended Age:  12+
Synopsis:  Young Princess Nefasti wakes to discover her father, the King, poisoned and her mother near death. As she is the sole heiress to the ancient high kingdom of Vadio, the king’s three brothers begin to plot and quarrel over who will become Regent and control the kingdom until she comes of age, or dies. Their solution is to marry her off. If this trio were not enough of a problem, the greedy surrounding kingdoms all want to gobble Vadio up, and their ambassadors scurry through the castle plotting and scheming.
Princess Nefasti has two main goals: to survive, and to discover who is responsible for the death of her parents.

Prologue from The Dark Lady:

“The Kingdom of Vadio is an illusion, a decaying corpse of a once-mighty colossus that ruled the known world for thousands of years. But that glory now lies more than three hundred years in the past, after the Great Sundering. Clinging to its fortress valley in the mountains of the Dragon’s Teeth, Vadio exists only as the crossroads of the rich trade between the three covetous empires gnawing the tired bones like hungry jackals devouring a dying lion. Once these lands swore undying fealty to the High Kingdom, now they circle it, warily eyeing each other, waiting for the opportunity to tear at the faintly-beating heart of the world, or each other’s throat.

But I had a dream, on the first night of this year three thousand five hundred and seven after the Founding. Something is about to stir in the Valley of the Eye; something spawned of Meridiem. There is blood on the Dragon’s Teeth. You sneer that this is not new, but I warn you, Lord, that coin is not pure. You are not from this place.”–Blind Eride, beggar and philosopher, overheard in the marketplace, just before his untimely death.

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Title: Dark Days

Series:  The Dark Lady Series #2
Author:   R.J. Hore
Synopsis:  Young Queen Nefasti’s hold on her throne is tenuous. Her powerful neighbor to the west has declared war, and her other neighbors want something in return for their offered aid, such as her hand in marriage and her kingdom. Assassins lurk in the shadows while handsome suitors try to bribe her with gold and jewels. Her best friend and protector is leaving and one of her favorite ladies-in-waiting is threatening to commit suicide. Could anything else go wrong?
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Title: Dark Knights

Series:  The Dark Lady Series #3
Author:   R.J. Hore
Synopsis:  It has happened at last. Queen Nefasti’s friends are deserting her on all sides, treachery threatens from inside her own castle, and an invasion led by an old and angry acquaintance is knocking at the very gates to the Kingdom of Vadio. Dark Magic has stirred up things best left alone. Nefasti has been given a final choice, marry The Lord High Protector’s son, or suffer dire consequences. All of this threatens to ruin her 16th birthday celebrations, and probably end her life.
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About the Author:
Ron can be found sailing on Lake Winnipeg when he not writing novels or critiquing for an on-line magazine. He won a national short story contest for a ghostly love story but his preference is for longer works. Writing as R.J.Hore his medieval-style fantasy novels include the completed Dark Lady Trilogy, and The Queen’s Pawn, which may also turn into a trilogy. Knights Bridge is a novella in the same style, but a bit darker. Ron also writes a series of novella-length fantasy detective tales, six published so far. These are available in print collections: the Housetrap Chronicles Volume 1 and 2. All his novels and novellas are available as ebooks with most of the novel-length now in print as well.
Giveaway Details:
There is a tour wide giveaway. Prizes include the following:
  • A PDF copy of The Dark Lady.
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