Book Review - Daughter of Sherwood - Laura Strickland | Miki's Hope

Book Review - Daughter of Sherwood - Laura Strickland

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Daughter of Sherwood is book one of The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy. Published by The Wild Rose Press

You all remember Robin Hood, Friar Tuck and Sherwood forest don't you? Not too many people don't remember the guy who "took from the rich to give to the poor". Well this historical romance takes that legend one step further. It seems that Robin Hood and Maid Marion had a daughter. This is her story. Well, hers and the two men who form the magical triad. The Sheriff of Nottingham is replaced by another dastardly Sheriff. Sherwood Forest is still where this book takes place, there or the castle--and Robin Hood himself makes a couple of appearances, along with some of the other merry men of his time. Did I mention that there is a magical component to this story?

If you loved Robin Hood--you will also love the story of his daughter. I know I did and now I want to continue reading but will have to wait for books 2 and 3!!


About the Book: (from Amazon)

Raised in the kitchens of Nottingham Castle, Wren has no idea she is the daughter of the legendary Robin Hood until she is summoned to Sherwood Forest. Since Robin's death many years before, the resistance against Norman tyranny has been upheld by a magical triad, but now one of the guardians has died. With two young men, Sparrow and Martin, Wren must form a new triad with a bond strong enough to defend Sherwood's magic. To one of them, she will also give her heart.

From the moment Wren bursts into his life, Sparrow loves her. But he knows she may choose his lifelong rival, Martin, as her mate. Martin wants Wren also, but Sparrow fears Martin is driven not by love but by ambition. When Martin is captured and held at Nottingham Castle, will the conflict between love and duty destroy the triad?

This book will not be released until Nov 1st-however you can get the e-book right now at Amazon


About the Author: (from the back of the e-book)


Born and raised in Western New York, Laura Strickland has been an avid reader and writer since childhood. Embracing her mother's heritage, she pursues a lifelong interest in Celtic lore, legend, and music, all reflected in her writing. She has made pilgrimages to both Newfoundland and Scotland in the company of her daughter, but is usually happiest at home not far from Lake Ontario, with her husband and her “fur” child, a rescue dog. She practices gratitude every day.

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39 comments :

Lexie Lane said...

a magical triad? Look at that cover! Yowsers! I'm buying this book!

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

I haven't read or heard of The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy series. Now that the weather is turning cooler, I will be reading more. Looking forward to your reviews to see what I might just have to read.

Becky McNeer said...

wow, this looks wonderful! can't wait to read it!

Czjai Reyes-Ocampo said...

Robin Hood's cameo appearances sound interesting! :)

Maria said...

I love the theme of this book. Sounds like a perfect Sat. afternoon read.

Kim Croisant said...

Magical - Love this character. I love to see elder Authors - they seem to "have it" all together!

Kristyn said...

this sounds like a great book to add to my reading list

Kay Adeola said...

sounds like a book i would enjoy reading :-)

Sofia @ From PDX with Love said...

Not my kind of book, but thanks for sharing the review! Hey, if it were for book reviews I would have never found my favorite book genre! :)

HungryLittleGirl said...

This sounds like a book that soaks you right into the story and within minutes you feel like you are a part of it!

Slap Dash Mom said...

OMG! It's a miracle! I can comment! lol I've been reading your book reviews all week and this is the first time the comment form showed up.

Out of the several book reviews I've read, I think this book would be my favorite. The last one was more a type of book for my brother. Seems like the perfect book to curl up with in the winter!

Cindy Batchelor said...

I'd love to read this book! sounds fabulous! Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

Guavalicious said...

MMM, I like the look of those guys on the cover! Now that's good marketing!

AMBER EDWARDS said...

This sounds like such a fantastic book! I loved the robin hood stories. This would definitely be right up my alley.

Casey Lindberg-Coghill said...

I think it's really interesting when authors choose to use previously existing characters and present a new spin on their lives. This sounds like a really different side of Robin Hood! Thanks for the recommendation. :)

Growing Up Madison said...

I loved reading Robin Hood when I was younger. Curious that they had a daughter and now a story is made about her. Sounds like a good read for Robin Hood fans.

Karen Dawkins said...

Miki, Thanks for all the book reviews you write. This is at the top of my list! What a cool twist on something so well known. LOVE IT!

My Wild Crazy Life said...

This looks like a great read. I am off to check this out because I just finished the book I was reading!

Lisa Weidknecht said...

I definitely want to read this book! Commenting from my phone!

Teresa Moody said...

Now that I have free time, I need to get back to my books. I also like series as well, so this could be good!

Pam said...

I always loved the Robin Hood legend. I think they had a movie about his daughter once too. This is a book I must get my hands on!

Anita Breeze said...

Oh no! I have to have this book! I read the original Robin Hood with all the weird old English language when I was a kid. And I have seen every single Robin Hood movie, read every book, watched the BBC Robin Hood series. I'm such a geek with these things! I must get this.

nova hedges said...

what a nice book to read, something that is great and adventure one.

becca said...

this sounds like a book I would love to read

Pam said...

I do remember Robin Hood, Friar Tuck and Sherwood forest. Interesting that Robin Hood had a daughter. Sounds intriguing.

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

This books sounds wonderful. Between the magical references and the castles and romance, I am already hooked. These are the kinds of books that would engross me for hours in my room when I was a teenager.

Katherine Bartlett said...

This looks really great! I love Robin Hood!

Tingting R. said...

A different twist on the Robinhood story. Interesting!

Frugal Mom and Wife said...

Yet another added to the to-read list. Thanks for sharing, you sure do know how to find great books!

Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz said...

Sounds so interesting, I love Robin Hood and would love to know the story of his daughter ... specially if there is magic involved!

lencilicious said...

This sounds like a very nice book. I finding good books to read and I think this is one of those.

Adin B said...

Oh my dear! What an exciting book this is. I too love the Robin Hood story and this sounds like something wonderful to read. Thank you for all your book reviews. :)

Courtney Pies said...

Wow, this sounds very good! I like the story of Robin Hood, so I'm sure I would enjoy this! I will have to go get me a copy! :)

Erinn Sluka said...

Every time I read your reviews, I remind myself how much I need to start reading again. Been a while since I read a book for me!

Amanda McMahon said...

i hadn't thought of this sort of variation - this author should be applauded

Leigh @ OneandOneEqualsTwinFun said...

OOOH - I lived in Scotland :) This sounds very cool indeed!

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

That makes me want to read just to see which guy she ends up with. Very intriguing.

April McGregor said...

I never read a series. The amount to read scares me but this one is very intriguing that I want to read all of it.:)

Mommy Liz said...

That would really be interesting. I love the Robin Hood story and I am pretty sure I will definitely love this. I didn't know that Robin Hood and Marion had a child. I would love to read this book.

Liza Barnett

 
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