The swashbuckling (and unbuckling) adventure is here!

by Tara Leblanc

The Thief's Ransom

art and story by Tara Leblanc

Description:

The notorious highwayman, John Black, has been robbing wealthy travellers across the English countryside. One night, he robs the coach of Phillip Challonier - son of the rich, powerful and corrupt local Earl. Phillip is captured and held for ransom. Far from frightened, Phillip is intrigued by this mysterious masked robber. As the night unfolds, captor and thief discover a shared past and a shared passion.

(8.5 x 11 in - Coated Color Cover and coated greyscale interior - 54 pages - 18+ content)

 

Inside the Characters:

Phillip Challonier

Age: 24
Height: 5' 9"
Hair: Blond
Eyes: Hazel

Background: Phillip is the second son of an English lord with vast land holdings. He recently took his law degree and is smarter than he looks. Young and idealistic, he is ignorant of his family's dishonourable past dealings. His perspective is drastically challenged one night when his family coach is held up by a dangerous band of highwaymen. The leader of which, makes him his prisoner.

John Black

Age: 30
Height: 5' 10"
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Gray
Reward for capture: 100 guineas

Background: Infamous highwayman John Black has been robbing carriages at gunpoint across the moors of Derbyshire for sometime, unchecked. he is known to be an excellent rider, shooter and swordsman. He is a masked man with a mysterious past who has sworn revenge on those who made him turn to a life of crime.