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Cover image for Alpennia Bundle 1-3
November, 2016

The first three volumes of the epic fantasy romance series in one eBook bundle!

Daughter of Mystery
Margerit Sovitre did not expect to inherit fortunes—nor a bodyguard, ruthlessly efficient swordswoman Barbara. At first Margerit protests the need for Barbara’s services, but soon she cannot imagine sending Barbara away.

Latest Blog Entry

Storytelling is an art of concealing as well as revealing. One of the reasons I enjoy using a very tight point of view is how it enables me to control what I show to the reader by means of what my viewpoint character does and doesn't know. Bits of reader feedback have suggested that some people disagree with my choice to conceal the events that immediately preceded the scene below, revealing them only by means of Barbara's fever-muddled memories.

Meet the author

[Photo of Heather Rose Jones in a tree]

Heather Rose Jones writes fantasy, historic fantasy, and historical fiction, including the Alpennia series with swordswomen and magic in an alternate Regency setting. She blogs about research into lesbian-like motifs in history and literature at the Lesbian Historic Motif Project which provides inspiration for her fiction. She has a PhD in linguistics, studying metaphor theory and the semantics of Medieval Welsh prepositions, and works as an industrial failure investigator in biotech.

Lesbian Historic Motif Project

My annotated bibliography blogging project looks at published research of interest to writing historic lesbian characters.

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