Sheela Word

Biography

Sheela Word is a research psychologist, who has come to authorship late in life. Her first published book was a humorous novel for middle-grade children, and her latest is a collection of romantic short stories for teenage and adult women.

Books

Nine Princesses: Tales of Love and Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nine Renaissance maidens overcome obstacles to happiness and romance in this book of short tales. Anne has almost decided to become a nun, when a midnight encounter proves to have unexpected consequences. Bernadette cannot inherit her father's throne, but she is determined to become a queen through marriage...."A woman may reach for what she desires, and gain it." (76,600 words)
The Princess Who Rode on a Mule
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
King Valentine is a mad tyrant, and belike he will force his daughter Hadley to marry someone e'en worse than himself. The Baron of Comberlane is greedy, and Lord Vardis, though handsome, is cruel. Master Cope, the King's steward, would help Hadley if he could, but alas, what can be done? (Short story, 11,290 words)
The Princess and the Pirate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Yet sages sometimes erred, and fools sometimes were wise!" Helena is betrothed to Prince Tristram, whom she has long admired. Tristram is constantly engaged in good works. How different he is from his boorish friend, Captain Swan! 'Tis odd that Helena feels so restless and oppressed. (Short story, 8,830 words)
The Princess Who Was Loved By All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Roxanne's kindness endears her to all at Court, but she herself is sometimes lonely. Her favorite companion, the Earl of Lyndon, is much older than she and quite a man of the world. Though the Earl can never be more than a friend to her, Roxanne yearns for a deeper connection. (Short story, 9,000 words)
The True Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Mother has called me a daw in peacock's feathers, and 'tis true, though I wear my feathers well." Emilia is an accomplished portrait painter who aspires to rise above her station. She can keep a secret if 'twill further her ambitions. Appearance is all, and though she may play the game of courtship, none shall know her heart. (Short story, 7,670 words)
The Princess in the Armory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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"As ginger seasons sauce, so doth jesting quicken colloquy." Princess Theresa's best friend is her cousin Mark. Both are studious and quiet. When Mark returns from University, however, she finds him changed. His friend, Prince Lateef, no doubt, has led him astray. Lateef is too handsome and charming to be trustworthy. (Short story, 10,370 words)
The Clown Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"And yet," she thought, "to turn from pain is to turn from joy." Gwyneth is lively and high-spirited. She has a multitude of interests and never thinks of marrying. 'Tis not until she is beset by adversity that she finds true love. By then, mayhap 'tis too late. (Short story, 11,970 words)
The Princess Who Would Not Be Queen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A woman may reach for what she desires and gain it." 'Tis unjust that because Princess Bernadette is female, she cannot inherit her father's throne. She vows to become a Queen through marriage. Prince Geoffrey is her chosen bridegroom, but will they make it to the altar? (Short story, 7,080 words)
The Melancholy Princess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The lowliest damsel can love where she likes, but I have no more freedom than a caged bird. My role is all, and my will is naught." Princess Anne is unhappy at Court, and spurns all suitors. She is about to become a nun, when a midnight encounter proves to have unexpected consequences. (Short story, 6,000 words.)
The Very Large Princess
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
"Aye, she is large. Large of heart and large of mind." Drusilla loves Prince Aubrey, but can he requite her love? Her sister Margery is so very beautiful, and Drusilla is so very large. (Short story, 5,550 words)

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