Heir to the Crown Series: Books Now Available
Book 1: Servant of the Crown
What compels an exiled warrior to remain loyal? How far will a cruel king go to keep a secret? The fate of the kingdom hangs in the balance.
Tragedy tears Gerald's world apart and only his unwavering loyalty to the Baron of Bodden saves him. After serving as a soldier for years, a single act of self-sacrifice thrusts his future into the world of politics. Cut off from all he knows, he becomes no more than a pawn to those in command.
Banished with little more than the clothes on his back, he seeks a new purpose, for what is a warrior who has nothing left to fight for? A fateful meeting with another lost soul unmasks a shocking secret, compelling him to take up the mantle of guardian. Bandits, the Black Hand, and even the king, he battles them all for the future of the realm.
Memories of the past, secrets that shape the future; his adventure is only the beginning.
Servant of the Crown is the first book in a medieval series where history meets fantasy. If you like gritty fight scenes, realistic characters, and well-crafted worlds, then you will love Paul J Bennett's tale of a warrior who refuses to retreat.
Pick up your copy of Servant of the Crown today, and discover the realm of Merceria!
Book 2: Sword of the Crown
When an invading army crosses the Mercerian border, the only thing standing between victory and defeat is an heir to the crown with no battle experience.
Enter Dame Beverly Fitzwilliam, who has trained for this moment since she first held a sword. From her relentless pursuit of knighthood to the day she single-handedly saves the king's life and earns her spurs, she has searched for someone worthy of her fealty.
By swearing to protect the life of this untried Royal, she undertakes an adventure that will have her travelling across the kingdom fighting desperate battles, all the while surrounded by powerful enemies who conspire to bring down the crown. Her destiny will be determined in a monumental clash of forces where success can save the kingdom, but failure can only mean certain death.
Sword of the Crown is an action-packed medieval adventure that is the second book in the Heir to the Crown series. If you like epic battle scenes, dangerous enemies and mysterious prophecies, then you will love Paul J Bennett's tale of a knight who will not submit.
Pick up your copy of Sword of the Crown, and join the battle today!
Book 2.5: Mercerian Tales: Stories of the Past
In a land where true heroism is more likely to be rewarded with accusations of treason, comes a recounting of past adventures by the unsung heroes of the realm.
It all begins innocently enough; a cool night, a warm fire, and finally a moment to relax after saving the kingdom. Then, one by one they reminisce about the defining moments of their lives.
From meeting a witch willing to sacrifice all in defense of her companions, to the discovery of hereunto unknown creature preying on the hapless villagers of Mattingly, to the act of simply falling off a horse changing the future of the realm, their accounts are spellbinding.
The tales seem to grow with each new chronicler; their past exploits soon to become the stuff legends are made of. Just when it appears the night is over, the final surprising tales unfold, leaving everyone speechless.
Mercerian Tales: Stories of the Past, more than just a collection of short stories, falls chronologically between books two and three the Heir to the Crown series, but can be read at any time. If you like legendary creatures, bold manoeuvers, and witty banter, then you will love Paul J Bennett's recollections of days gone by.
Pick up your copy of Mercerian Tales, and pull up a chair!
World of Merceria: Short Stories
Battle at the River
An enemy commander. A skilled tactician. Only one can be victorious.
The Norland raiders are at it again. When the Baron of Bodden splits their defensive forces, Sergeant Gerald Matheson thinks that today is a day like any other, but then something is different. At the last moment, Gerald recognizes the warning signs, but they are outnumbered, outmaneuvered, and out of luck. How can they win this unbeatable battle?
Battle at the River is a stand-alone short story set in the World of Merceria that incorporates characters from the Heir to the Crown Series. If you like intense battle scenes and unexpected plot twists, then you will love Paul J Bennett's tale of a soldier who thinks outside the box.
Heir to the Crown Series: Future Books
Coming September 18, 2018
Book 3: Heart of the Crown
For as long as he can remember, Alric dreamed of being a hero; of defeating a dragon and saving the princess, but his royal position would never allow it, until…
The arrival of the Mercerian Emissaries demands a princely escort, and being neither the heir, nor the spare, he is the perfect choice. Used to a lifetime of comfort and ease, he expects this duty to be as tiresome as all the others.
His tranquil life is upended from the beginning, as havoc seems to follow these dignitaries everywhere, causing him all sorts of grief. From fighting unknown creatures to defending the life of a royal, he discovers that becoming a hero is much more dangerous than he ever imagined. No matter what the outcome, his life will never be the same.
Heart of the Crown is the third book in the Heir to the Crown series. If you like contests of skill, courtly intrigue and diplomatic disasters, then you will love Paul J Bennett's tale of a prince who desires greatness.
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