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The Wild Rose and the Sea Raven by Jennifer Ivy Walker is a Paranormal/Paranormal Romance Event pick #pnr #medievalromance #giveaway



Title: The Wild Rose and the Sea Raven

 

Author: Jennifer Ivy Walker

 

Genre: Paranormal fantasy medieval romance myth retelling

 

Book Blurb:

 

Mirror, mirror, on the lake. Reveal the path the queen will take.

 

In this dark fairy tale adaptation of a medieval French legend, Issylte must flee the wicked queen, finding shelter with a fairy witch who teaches her the verdant magic of the forest. Fate leads her to the otherworldly realm of the Lady of the Lake and the Elves of Avalon, where she must choose between her life as a healer or fight to save her ravaged kingdom.

 

Tristan of Lyonesse is a Knight of the Round Table who must overcome the horrors of his past and defend his king or lose everything. When he becomes a warrior of the Tribe of Dana, a gift of Druidic magic might hold the key he seeks.

 

Haunted and hunted. Entwined by fate. Can their passion and power prevail?

 

Excerpt:

 

He opened the brilliant blue eyes that she’d seen in the vision.

 

As she gazed into them, she felt the earth tilt, her heart racing, her bearings lost.  In the depths of his eyes, she glimpsed a fountain in a forest. The turquoise waters of the ocean. An underground well encased by sacred stones. She, the forest fairy, was immersed in the blue waters of the warrior’s eyes, the waves emanating from him flowing through her, cleansing her. Beckoning her.


 In Tristan’s eyes, Issylte glimpsed a black bird—a sea raven--soaring over an open sea, hovering now before her.  A small dove fluttered in her breast, called forth from her soul.  White wings extended from her arms as she took flight, rising into the azure sky alongside the black seabird-- -floating together through the diaphanous clouds scattered over the turquoise ocean.


In the breadth of a second, Issylte felt herself bound to this warrior, the Blue Knight of Cornwall, as if fate had indeed brought them together.  Through the windows of his eyes, she peered into his soul, her own blending with his, as if they were the forest and the ocean, encircled now within the three layers of protective stones, the holy trinity of sacred elements of the Goddess.

 

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What makes your featured book a must-read?

 

The Wild Rose and the Sea Raven has won numerous awards, including the Gold Medal Winner from Readers’ Favorite 2023 International Book Awards for Mythology.  It’s a fated mates, paranormal fantasy adaptation of the medieval legend of Tristan et Yseult, interwoven with Arthurian myth, Avalon, Vikings, Druids, forest fairies, and dark magic!

 

Giveaway –

 

Enter to win a $25 Amazon gift card:

 

 

Open Internationally.


Runs April 9 – April 17, 2024.


Winner will be drawn on April 18, 2024.

 

Author Biography:

 

Enthralled with legends of medieval knights and ladies, dark fairy tales and fantasies about Druids, wizards and magic, Jennifer Ivy Walker always dreamed of becoming a writer. She fell in love with French in junior high school, continuing her study of the language throughout college, eventually becoming a high school teacher and college professor of French.


As a high school teacher, she took her students every year to the annual French competition, where they performed a play she had written, "Yseult la Belle et Tristan la Bête"--an imaginative blend of the medieval French legend of "Tristan et Yseult" and the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast", enhanced with fantasy elements of a Celtic fairy and a wicked witch.


Her debut novel, "The Wild Rose and the Sea Raven"--the first of an award-winning  trilogy-- is a blend of her love for medieval legends, the romantic French language, and paranormal fantasy. It is a retelling of the medieval French romance of "Tristan et Yseult", interwoven with Arthurian myth, dark fairy tales from the enchanted Forest of Brocéliande, and otherworldly elements such as Avalonian Elves, Druids, forest fairies and magic.


Explore her realm of Medieval French Fantasy. She hopes her novels will enchant you.

 

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3 Comments


cutie_super_model56
Apr 12

I've been a paranormal book lover since I was a little kid reading Goosebumps in elementary school.

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andreadrake1
andreadrake1
Apr 10

One of my favorite paranormal romances is Half Blood Academy by Meg Xuemei X,

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Apr 09

Thank you, Jennifer Ivy, for sharing your book in our Paranormal/Paranormal Romance Bookish Event!

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