This sequel to LANCELOT: HER STORY puts the focus on Guinevere as she faces King Arthur’s wrath when he finds out his wife has been in a relationship with a woman named Lancelot for years and years. Lancelot herself is sinking under the effects of what we know now as battle-related PTSD. Will the men who fought alongside and viewed her as their heroic leader punish her when they realize she is female?
A Word from the Author
Lancelot and Guinevere is a sequel to Lancelot: Her Story. Lancelot is a woman in disguise, and Queen Guinevere’s lover. In the first book, Lancelot’s friend Gawaine discovers that she is a woman but keeps her secret.
In Lancelot and Guinevere, Guinevere’s friendship with her husband, King Arthur, deteriorates. Lancelot and Gawaine go on a mission to the Saxons and face more dangers than expected. There are tensions between Lancelot and Guinevere, and Lancelot’s PTSD becomes far stronger than it had been.
Galahad comes to Camelot and faces challenges. Mordred, Arthur’s unknown illegitimate son who had been raised by panderers, comes to Camelot to claim his place.
Merlin ages and finds his destiny.
Indeed, all the characters face their destinies. Each has to decide where his or her loyalty lies.
(Carol Anne Douglas, March 2017)