Hi there. I'm new to the community. I found out all about you awesome book robin hoods while I was looking for promotion sites for my first book which I published in June. I have also just released the sequel and final part of The Siblings' Tale duology. Since I'm a new author on the block I would be very much obliged for support with reviews. The duology is a fabulous journey for those who love fantasy, fairy tales, complex evil and empowering stories.
In Aspiring, Part 1 of the Siblings' Tale, Elisabeth returns home after a prolonged stay at finishing school only to find her mother at death's door. Her mother confides her with a secret. Elisabeth is a magic-user and must learn to wield her power to protect herself from a coven of witches who would seek to use her magic against the rulers of Vendale. Elisabeth endeavours to learn magic, but becomes distracted by her brother's best friend as their romance blossoms. Meanwhile, the witches plot and their web ensnares Elisabeth.
In Becoming, Part 2 of the Siblings' Tale, Elisabeth and her brother, Edvard, flee over the mountains. Their stepmother's magic is in hot pursuit. In an attempt to force Elisabeth to return and become a pawn in the witches' game of power, the stepmother transforms Edvard into a creature of the forest and uses a mind-link she created with Elisabeth to coax the runaway back home. Elisabeth succumbs to despair while Edvard seeks help. He encounters an unexpected friend who supports the siblings in their quest to be free of Olivia's schemes and find their way home on their own terms.
I wrote the Siblings' Tale because I was tired of all the Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and Snow White retellings. It is in effect the retelling of a lesser-known Grimm fairy tale. I also longed for a fantasy world that was not chock-a-block full of action sequences and which offered an opportunity to think about social issues I would actually like to discuss with others, rather than escaping into a fantasy where none of our real-world issues are considered important. I would like to engage with important issues using a platform where a discussion could be more objective and where I had the opportunity to tease out ideas surrounding those issues while writing.
Thank you for this platform and the opportunity to meet all of you fantastic authors and readers.