The Baron's Ring

Men of the Realmlands

Book 1
Findley Family Video Publications
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 The handsome prince is desperate to save the damsel in distress, but has no idea what it will cost him, or what more he will have to pay to save his kingdom.Tristan despairs for his kingdom on his drunken, bullying, idolatrous brother Dunstan's coronation day. After a raging river whips him a hundred miles away into an impoverished, isolated village, he sees no way to get back home and has to be content to work with and serve these people instead of his own.On one agonizing night, Tristan thinks he has lost his last hope of saving his beloved and ever returning to his kingdom. He cannot see how God can still use him, but love and courage prepare him to face an old enemy and a new opportunity to rescue the damsel in distress and win the kingdom.
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About the author

 They say write what you know. Mary C. Findley has poured her real life into her writing -- From the cover designs inspired by her lifelong art studies to the love of pets and country life that worm their way into her historicals. The never-say-die heroes in her twenty-some fiction works are inspired by her husband, a crazy smart man with whom she co-writes science and history-based nonfiction. These works were jump-started by a deep awareness of the dangers in our future if we don't understand ideological enemies rooted in the past. She's a strong believer in helping others and also has books about publishing advice and the need to have strong standards in reading and writing.

She has traveled internationally and around the lower 48 and Canada multiple times. Anecdotes from her small town life, college experiences, European, Canadian, and south-of-the border travels, as well as adventures as shotgun rider in a tractor trailer fill her contemporary works. She has also donned the cloak of alt-Victorian adventuress as Sophronia Belle Lyon, steampunk writer with her own League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (and ladies) from the great 1800s novelists. In all her works you will find faith, family, friendship and fulfilling stories. Do come have a look!

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Publisher
Findley Family Video Publications
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Published on
Jun 27, 2013
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Pages
252
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Christian / Romance
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Historical
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 After Tristan’s disappearance from his home country, hs best friend Jonathan has no hope that Tristan survived an attack at the hands of his half-mad brother, the newly-crowned king Dunstan. Jonathan has responsibilities beyond Captain of the Guard, however, when he sails on a quest to fulfill Tristan’s long-held wish: To build a navy to protect their country from pirates.

Complications arise with that plan when Jonathan encounters an island kingdom in the grip of devilish wickedness and an exotic woman mercenary who demands information but keeps her own quest a secret. Another beautiful stranger claims she is a shipbuilder in a land where women are mere slaves and marriage chattel. 

The creation of that marvelous navy of three ships costs Jonathan pain and turmoil he can hardly imagine. The shipbuilder vanishes and Jonathan is nearly killed, but the warrior woman and her six soldiers for hire rescue him and beg passage home with him.

Distrust of everything in that violent land makes him refuse her, but Jonathan will find more trouble and distress back home even amid the joy of discovering his lost friend is alive. What will happen when Jonathan sees again the beautiful mercenary his mother calls “his warrior woman?” 

His navy will eventually return to the country where it was born, but will it be for a rescue or a war? Jonathan thinks he is prepared for spiritual warfare but he has no inkling of the grip demons have on the  kingdom of the South Crescentlands and the principal island of Kolt’Kutan.


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