He has learned the art of making a longbow and the skill to use it with deadly accuracy. The saga of roland inness by wayne grant goodreads. Roland inness desperately needs meat for his starving family, but he takes the wrong deer on the wrong noblemans land. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Paul wilson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
It is followed by warbow, which takes roland and his companions to the holy land on king richards crusade, and the broken realm, which tells the story of his return to england to find a country in the midst of a civil war. Perhaps mr grant should read the excellent book, longbow by the late robert hardy. I have lots of electronic books since getting kindle on my wifes handmedown ipad. Longbows are considered easier to shoot as the longer length disperses the bow weight over a larger area making it draw smooth back to most draw lengths. Warbow the saga of roland inness book 2 kindle edition by grant, wayne. The first four books in the sagalongbow, warbow, the broken realm and the ransomed crown tell the comingofage story of the young archer amid the bloody struggle for the crown of england. Longbow the saga of roland inness book 1 by wayne grant. Roland inness is a peasant boy with an unusual talentand a secret. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Longbow the saga of roland inness volume 1 by wayne grant. Wayne shares fascinating firsthand views of both the history and the customs of the day. Follow along in this historical fiction story about a peasant boy with an unusual talent. To celebrate the launch of the final book in the saga of roland inness series, a question of honour, we thought we would go back to the very beginning and listen to longbow. Longbow is a great book for those who enjoy medieval historical fiction and stories full of action and adventure.
What can you tell us about your new release, a question of honour. The normans rule england with their armored knights and a wellaimed longbow can pierce that armor. Wayne grant hi steve, and thanks for the questionits timely. Rolands thoughts and biases about the normans, saxons, irish, scots, and danes were especially interesting. Longbow the saga of roland inness volume 1 by wayne. The bowmaking team of kunstgriff is famed throughout germany for their longbow making skills. A question of honour is the seventh and final book in the saga of roland inness. Interview with wayne grant, author of a question of honour. Wayne grant, author roland inness desperately needs meat for his starving family, but he takes the wrong deer on the wrong noblemans land. The first four books in the sagalongbow, warbow, the broken realm and the ransomed crown tell the comingofage story of the young archer. Worse yet, he uses his longbow, a weapon outlawed and suppressed by the norman overlords of england. Warbow, the actionfilled followon to longbow, is the second book in the saga of roland inness series. In longbow, the first in the series, 14 year old roland inness desperately needs meat for his starving family, but he takes the wrong deer on the wrong noblemans land. Longbow the saga of roland inness book 1 kindle edition by grant, wayne.
Sales of all four books have now exceeded 80,000 copies and longbow is still a. Longbow the saga of roland inness book 1 kindle edition by wayne grant author visit amazons wayne grant page. Warbow by wayne grant 2015, paperback at the best online prices at. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading longbow the saga of roland inness book 1. Like all books featured in this blog, longbow is the kind of story a boy will appreciate. Oh yes, and theres a girl who might be as tough as robin or roland. This book recreates all of the insights and information from the twoday bow making workshops of kunstgriff. This has been a crazy twoyear adventure since i published longbow in october 2014, grant said. The saga of roland inness audiobooks listen to the full. Their twoday workshops have set many an enthusiastic bowyer on their stickandstring journey. Join facebook to connect with wayne grant and others you may know. Longbow by wayne grant roland inness is a peasant boy with an unusual talentand a secret.
This page is for the author and fans of longbow and the roland inness saga to share their love of adventure, history and ripping good yarns. City walls books and music will be hosting a book signing event for the exciting new author, wayne grant. Longbow is the first novel in the saga of roland inness. Im chatting today with wayne grant, author of the saga of roland inness series. Longbow saga of roland inness, book 1 by wayne grant. See all books authored by wayne grant, including longbow, and the broken realm, and more on thriftbooks.
Boys especially will love books where the protagonist is up against impossible odds and must face them and conquer them. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading both of your books, longbow and warbow. A novel by wayne grant roland inness is a peasant boy with an unusual talentand a secret. Wayne writes adventure books aimed at young adults, and his two books longbow and warbow have reached top of their category in the amazon rankings. Raleigh author wayne grant publishing final installment in. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading warbow the saga of roland inness book 2. Wayne grant books list of books by author wayne grant. The saga of roland inness is a story of honor and loss, loyalty and treachery. Ive just announced that ill publish declan oduinne book 6 in the saga of roland inness inmore hi steve, and thanks for the questionits timely. The books in the series get a bit more mature as you go, but none would i consider inappropriate for that age and up. Waynes books have been selling by the virtual truckload and im sure most of my readers will have noticed the likes of longbow showing up in amazons list of books you might like after youve read one of mine. I am an avid listener and the best books have a narrator who can do different voices and characters convincingly. Wayne grant has done an excellent service in exposing mediaeval english politics and how those politics affected the peasantry and the lower levels of the aristocracy.
See the complete the saga of roland inness series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Wayne grant books jan 2014 present 5 years 11 months published my first novel, longbow, in october 2014 and my fifth and latest, a prince of wales, in november, 2017. It begins when 14 year old roland inness takes the wrong deer on the wrong noblemans land. Longbow is intended for young folks, but as others observed, those of us in the older generations also found it quite enjoyable. The saga tells the story of a boy who kills the wrong deer on the wrong noblemans land and becomes a fugitive only to rise to command richard the lionhearts most feared troops, the invalid company. All evidence suggests it was introduced by the welsh and later adopted by the archers of england to great effect. I found your book whilst looking for ebooks on archery.
Hardy was acknowledged as a foremost expert on the weapon. Ive just announced that ill publish declan oduinne book. This adventure series, set in 12 th century england, is filled with battles, swords, bows and arrows, evil villains, brave knights, and nonstop action. So, if you would like to meet the author and buy a signed book, drop into the shop from 11am on. A prince of wales, the fifth in the series, follows roland inness as he leads the legendary invalid company. Todays longbows use a reflexdeflex design for performance that is a match or better than todays recurve bows.
I read this book aloud to my two boys ages 9 and 11yo and it was very entertaining. Set during the time of richard the lionhearts reign, the book follows the hard life of roland, whose actions set him out on a dangerous path of survival. Well this is just a bit self serving, but my ya novel, longbow, was just published and is available on amazon. A prince of wales, the fifth in the series, follows roland inness as he leads the legendary invalid company into wales to help llywelyn the great win a throne.353 1517 345 1185 1275 299 331 620 1023 1029 401 661 849 732 850 489 421 398 107 776 1558 42 398 48 940 848 569 79 1104 1277 599 1176 313 185 135 344 118 2 408 716 228 1210 452 1124 324 45 1406 129