Book Review: “King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court” by Kim Iverson Headlee

May 8, 2015 at 9:49 pm | Posted in Books | 2 Comments
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Kim Iverson Headlee in her new book, “King Arthur's Sister book courtKing Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court” published by Lucky Bat Books takes us into the life of Morgan le Fay.

From the back cover:  Morgan le Fay, 6th-century Queen of Gore and the only major character not killed off by Mark Twain in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, vows revenge upon the Yankee Hank Morgan. She casts a spell to take her to 1879 Connecticut so she may waylay Sir Boss before he can travel back in time to destroy her world. But the spell misses by 300 miles and 200 years, landing her in the Washington, D.C., of 2079, replete with flying limousines, hovering office buildings, virtual-reality television, and sundry other technological marvels.

Whatever is a time-displaced queen of magic and minions to do? Why, rebuild her kingdom, of course—two kingdoms, in fact: as Campaign Boss for the reelection of American President Malory Beckham Hinton, and as owner of the London Knights world-champion baseball franchise.

Written as though by the old master himself, King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court by Mark Twain as channeled by Kim Iverson Headlee offers laughs, love, and a candid look at American society, popular culture, politics, baseball…and the human heart.

In an effort to prevent the events that occur in “A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court” Morgan le Fay time travels forward to kill him before he can time travel backward. However she misses in time and space and winds up in Washington in the future. There is romance. There is political shenanigans, after all this is Washington. And there is baseball, after all this is America. Most of all there is lots and lots of fun. If you just like the premise then I assure you, you are going to really like this book.

 

Kim Iverson Headlee 1500x2237Author Biography

Kim Headlee lives on a farm in southwestern Virginia with her family, cats, goats, Great Pyrenees goat guards, and assorted wildlife. People and creatures come and go, but the cave and the 250-year-old house ruins—the latter having been occupied as recently as the mid-twentieth century—seem to be sticking around for a while yet.

Kim is a Seattle native and a direct descendent of twentieth-century Russian nobility. Her grandmother was a childhood friend of the doomed Grand Duchess Anastasia, and the romantic yet tragic story of how Lydia escaped Communist Russia with the aid of her American husband will most certainly one day fuel one of Kim’s novels. Another novel in the queue will involve her husband’s ancestor, the seventh-century proto-Viking king of the Swedish colony in Russia.

For the time being, however, Kim has plenty of work to do in creating her projected 8-book Arthurian series, The Dragon’s Dove Chronicles, and other novels under her imprint Pendragon Cove Press.

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  1. Thank you for your great review of #KASIWC today and for cross-posting on Amazon!
    All my warmest wishes,
    Kim Headlee
    Stories make us greater.

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