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17th Century or Earlier

R.J. Connor

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Richard Longsword is a Mercenary. By day he works the desolate orange groves but by night he is in the paid servitude of the Grand Duke of Gandia, serving as captain of the Guardians of Guadalest, an elite group of warrior knights who defend the fortress of Guadalest. When the fort is attacked by men who claim to be enemies of Richard's father, it threatens to spiral into a whirlwind of events that will change his life forever. He is left with no choice but to embark on a perilous journey to not only uncover the truth but to save the lives of his family. A tale of love, loss and ultimate betrayal. Richard Longsword is a Mercenary, but this time its not for money, this time its for revenge.


Action, Adventure, Historical Fiction,

Short Summary

An ongoing family feud that has been ravishing for centuries spirals out of control when Richard discovers his best friend is a traitor and his family are taken prisoner.


Spain, France, England & Scotland

Based on a True Story


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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Richard Longsword

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Badass, Confident, Leader, Patriotic, Educated, Heroic, Honorable, Romantic, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Simon Ashbourne

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Confident, Greedy, Leader, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Secretive, Villainous, Charming, Educated, Skillful

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Top Hat Books

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available



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