March 2013 new title release from Books
LADY OF LUXEMBOURG
the Lost Isle Book 4
978 AD - Melusine the
Fae, immortal and cursed Lady of Luxembourg, managed to hide her
Pagan nature from mortals for many years. She fiercely protects her
handsome Count, Sigefroi, but in their princely bliss, neither of
them seems to age, and a few suspicious bishops take notice. Then an
ondine wreaks havoc during a battle, luring enemy soldiers into the
Betrayed, Sigefroi reflects on his many sins from the depths of a
rat infested dungeon. Under torture, will he reveal her deadly
secret? And when her beloved turns into a devout Christian, can
Melusine salvage her happiness? Can love truly redeem her curse, or
will she burn at the stake?
Chronicles of Kassouk Book
now available in print!
of fantasy, sci-fi, and sweet romance is a great way
yourself off to another time and place without ever having to leave
your comfy chair."
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"...spellbinding series with this fast paced story that
ensnared me from the very start... The visual descriptions of the
jungle scenes brought them to life for this reader. I for one can't
wait for the next book in the Chronicles of Kassouk series."
Fallen Angel Reviews - 5 angels
" an exhilarating story of
adventure and the power of love... economy of words to paint vivid
pictures... plot is tight and filled with surprises ...a great
cast of characters that will quickly endear themselves to the reader
...love scenes are tasteful and sensual. Black Jaguar shines... does
- Stephanie Burkhart -
"...a good story with a
futuristic world building... written very well. The reader will be
drawn into the story and find it very hard to put down until the
very end... very believable and engaging..."
4 red roses rating - Red Roses For
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her that makes her easy to like... I loved how Rascal was Terek's
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I really liked Red
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history shrouded in myths, emerges a family of immortal Celtic
Ladies imbued with hereditary gifts. They roam the medieval world in
search of salvation from a curse... but if the Church ever
suspects what they really are, they will be hunted,
tortured, and burned at the stake.
Curse of the Lost Isle
"As always, Schartz spins a great story. It’s a bit
bloody and bloodthirsty in places... But that's part of
the drama, and Schartz certainly knows drama." Manic
Readers 4.5 stars
Luxembourg - 963 AD - To offset the curse that makes her a
serpent from the waist down one day each month, Melusine,
exiled Princess of Strathclyde, must seduce and wed a mortal
knight, the shrewd and ambitious Sigefroi of Ardennes.
Sigefroi, son of the Duke of Lorraine, suspects Melusine is
not what she appears, but her beauty, her rich dowry, and
her sharp political skills serve his ambitions. He never
expected her to soften his stone-cold warrior heart.
So close to the Imperial court, dangers and intrigue
threaten Melusine. War looms on the horizon, a Mermaid was
sighted around Luxembourg, and Sigefroi’s bishop brother
questions her ancestry. If anyone ever suspects Melusine’s
true nature, she will burn at the stake...
Curse of the Lost
Isle Book 2
"Schartz is an accomplished writer, whose pacing, conflicts, and
always complex and whose good characters are always likeable, and
villains are evil incarnate. You have to like her villains as much
good guys! Mattacks is a magnificent example of this!" -
5 stars - Manic Readers
to the details of the period making that long
ago era of history feel alive and vibrant. She’s
able to weave in the mystical in a manner that
appears natural, without overwhelming what else
is going on.
I enjoyed learning more about Pressine and
Elinas, but Mattacks and his diabolical plans
play an important role... his characters flaws
are eye-opening. He’s a disturbed individual. I
suggest you watch for interesting twists and
turns surrounding him—he’s a creepy guy...
unexpected happenings totally caught me off
guard. It’s a great plot ploy that I can only
assume will pull the series forward because I
want to know more of what happened to the
Romance Junkies - 4
Chronicles of Kassouk Book One
is now available in paperback as
"...an exceptional tale that belongs
in a place of honor on keeper shelves everywhere."
Johnna Flores - Coffee
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Prequel to the
CHRONICLES OF KASSOUK
"Filled with action, adventure,
greed, betrayal, and love... Having read the other books in
the series, I was anxiously awaiting the prequel and Schartz
delivers. She engages the reader right from the opening. Her
writing style is crisp and easy to read. Schartz excels at
world building as she layers the humans' discoveries... The dialogue adds a rich authenticity to the
story. It's the little touches which bring the humanity into
the story from Viking the cat to Tabor's horseback riding
Trixie's starfreighter, Noah's Ark, drops out of jump space in an
uncharted part of the universe, she believes the M-class planet on
her viewer represents hope and salvation for her motley crew and the
ragtag settlers aboard her ship.
ex Space Marine, the expert survivalist recruited for this
doesn't believe in coincidences, and knows that when something looks
too good to be true, it usually is.
Everyone on this
voyage to seed a new planet with life, is running from something, and harbors
dangerous secrets... including Trixie, who vowed to never let a man control her
life again. As
Kostas, he would get lynched if anyone suspected who he really is.
But on this seemingly abandoned planet, others are watching,
herding them for evil purposes... And when the truth emerges and secrets
unravel, Trixie and Kostas will have to fight for survival, for freedom, and for
the right to love...
Read an excerpt
Princess of Bretagne
Curse of the Lost Isle Book One
806 AD - Alba (Ancient Scotland)
- As the Vikings raid the coast of Alba,
Pressine of Bretagne sets out to seduce King
Elinas of Dumfries...
paints a realistic picture of life
in a medieval castle, with all its
smells, tastes, visuals, and
feelings, and as always, all the
primary, as well as the secondary
characters are well-developed and
interesting. I’m looking forward to
the others in this series."
4.5 stars - Manic Readers
exciting battles and period details
also drew me in as did the intrigue
surrounding Elinas' son trying to
prevent him from marrying Pressine.
Overall, Princess of
Bretagne was a solid story
that I enjoyed reading. I'm very
much looking forward to finding out
what's next for Elinas and Pressine
when the series continues with the
release of Pagan Queen."
- 4 stars - The Hope Chest
is filled with action and danger and
there are many interesting secondary
characters that help drive the plot
forward. I particularly like
Gwenvael, Pressine's brother... Look
for the just released PAGAN QUEEN,
to continue the saga of these two
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"So many times my theory of who done it
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"excellent characters... well written.
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about a real page turner! I absolutely Adored Blue Lioness. Ms. Schartz is an
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- 4½ Stars
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and Svend fight for their lives... spurned lovers...
volcano... Can they find happiness when their
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Felicia Wright - Paranormal romance Reviews
Ancient Enemy Book Three
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dialogue is believable and authentic and her
characters hero-worthy. I loved Melissa's smarts,
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really enjoyed this book. Even though I hadn't read the previous
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superior... enthralls, and, at the same time, awakens!" - Richard
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- 5 stars
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Curled Up With a Good Book
- 5 stars
fast-paced... a harmonious mix of enticing story... where real
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entertaining... quick and often droll dialogue... a marvelous tale
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action reminded me of an INDIANA JONES movie and the romance was
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with tension and action from the first page to the last, Schartz's
novel is an exciting adventure. She has a rich imagination and
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Ancient Enemy Book One
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