Location: Carlton, North Yorkshire, England, Planet EarthDate:
It might be the 24th century, but the feudal baron lives on. Wealthy industrialist
Remus Tallantyre has homes on Mars, the Moon and Planet Earth, and an inter-planetary
spaceship that will power him wherever he wants to go, but he still feels the need
to rule his staff’s lives with working conditions that belong to the Middle Ages.
When his loyal butler, Ezkeil Manton, falls in love with a colleague, their path
to happiness seems doomed in the face of non-fraternisation rules. Then fate changes
*** Please note!!!! ***
This story is not a typical, soppy, boring romance between two young lovers. If you
want sex, look elsewhere. This story is actually quite gritty, dark even - which
plays on the genuine frustration between two perfectly good, decent people with an
obvious attraction to each other, but unable to do anything about it due to the power
held by Remus Tallantyre. Will they drift apart? Will the red mist descend to take
out the ultimate revenge? Will a mystery person come into their lives? Bet you are
Oh yes and the first draft of the story took eight days to write…
Word count: 55,700, paperback 153 pages.
Availability and pricing
Paperback - to purchase The Discovery of Love direct from myself, the author, click
on the Buy Now button to the right. Please ensure you choose the appropriate postage
option (UK, Rest of Europe or the Rest of the World). Please note you don’t actually
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Note about postage: books will be sent as standard first class mail, so delivery
will be a few days in the UK. I don’t offer an option for insured postage due to
the high cost, however if you require this please contact me, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The book is also available to buy from selected bookshops across Teesside and North
Yorkshire (see home page for details).
EBook - around £2.00 (price set in US $ and subject to currency fluctuations). Click
on the cover image above to go to the Amazon page to download the book. It can also
be downloaded from Smashwords, an ideal choice if you want an eBook version and don’t
have a Kindle. Smashwords offer a number of different file types, including pdf and
others, and also allow a free sample to be downloaded (see right). Go to the Smashwords
page for the book here: www.smashwords.com/books/view/578851
** Freebie! **
To accompany the book, here is a map of Teesside and North Yorkshire in the early-24th
century, that details all the places of importance that feature in the story. Click
on the image left to download the map.
Fancy a sneak peek of the story? Then you need Sneak Peek, a fantastic site set up
by fellow author Paul White. Just click on the link below to go to the page for the
Discovery of Love. Featured is a chapter introduction.