The Adventures of Monsieur de la Donaree the Musketeer

Overview

"The Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer" is a swashbuckling, romantic tale which is set in seventeenth century Europe. Monsieur Donaree is a relatively new member of King Louis XIV.'s personal bodyguard who is alarmed to find out that the love of his life, the beautiful Madame Charlotte de La Rose, has been mysteriously abducted and carried off to England. Donaree's adventures to find her take him, not only into England, but also to the open sea to face Pirates, and even on toward the coast of Spain. The story is paced with
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Overview

"The Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer" is a swashbuckling, romantic tale which is set in seventeenth century Europe. Monsieur Donaree is a relatively new member of King Louis XIV.'s personal bodyguard who is alarmed to find out that the love of his life, the beautiful Madame Charlotte de La Rose, has been mysteriously abducted and carried off to England. Donaree's adventures to find her take him, not only into England, but also to the open sea to face Pirates, and even on toward the coast of Spain. The story is paced with adventurous sword-play, high-drama, un-guessable mystery, occasional comedy, and even romance! The adventures of Donaree recaptures the exciting novels of the greatest swashbuckling writers of the past, mixed with the lavish swashbuckling movies of the first part of the twentieth century, and it spins them all together with modern experimental ideas.

Even though the Introduction gives necessary historical information which properly places the Musketeers into their relatively unknown place in history, the first chapter starts off with an intense duel - which causes the victor, who does not kill his opponent, to wonder what had caused the painstaking battle to be fought in the first place. He was insulted, it is true, but he cannot figure the reason of the bout. However, as Monsieur Donaree will find out, his mysterious challenger will haunt him for the rest of his adventure; and it will take him a while to put the pieces of the puzzle together of how this mysterious duel was actually an attempt to stop him from pursuing his advancements to find his lady.

But why is this?

Follow Donaree as he unravels the mystery!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449913175
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 3/31/2012
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ted Anthony Roberts is a modern writer with an Old Fashioned feel within his written words. Having the techniques of Alexandre Dumas, Rafael Sabatini and Sir Walter Scott in mind, Ted Anthony Roberts combines proven enthusiastic literature with experimental modern ideas.

Imagine the dexterity of The Three Musketeers, the derring-do of Robin Hood, the chivalry of Ivanhoe, the valor of King Arthur and sometimes the comic intrigues of Bob Hope, and you have a good idea of what the writing of Ted Anthony Roberts is all about!

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