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Romance Novel Trailer Wins at LA Film Festival


We are delighted to announce The trailer for The Bee Keeper’s Daughter was officially selected and won a Gold Award at the 2017 LA Neo Noir Novel, Film & Script Festival.

About the Romance Novel

The Bee Keeper’s Daughter by Shiån Serei
The story begins with a young Russian peasant named Maria. Through a series of tragic events, she must travel North on the Volga river to find safety with relatives in a distant city. Along the way she discovers romance, adventure, friendship and the beginnings of her womanhood.

Book info: http://kingdomofmeridian.com

The world beyond Maria’s simple farm life in Rostov is fraught with peril. She must evade determined soldiers, seeking her capture while daring to trust complete strangers for help. Travel with Maria as she uses every…Continue reading


Romance Novel Trailer to Compete in Film Festival

The Bee Keeper's Daughter trailer to compete in film festival

The book trailer for The Bee Keeper’s Daughter romance novel has been accepted in the L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Festival! The trailer will be part of a private showing during the event and be presented in Hollywood to potential producers and directors.

About the Romance Novel Trailer

The trailer for the Bee Keeper’s Daughter is just under 2 minutes long and was developed by book author Shiån Serei at Aurous Publishing. The short film captures the highlights of the story, with a pulsing race of images and music that lay out the ideas of a young Russian woman’s adventure on the Volga river in medieval time.

About The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Bee Keeper’s Daughter is the first book in The Kingdom of Meridian series. The…Continue reading


Romance Novel Trailer: The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Romance Novel Trailer

Captain Tanner enter’s Maria’s life at a critical time when she is desperate to save her mother from remaining in prison. She is fascinated by his appearance, charm and intellect as she works as a cook on the three masted ship he commands. But life on the open sea is anything but simple in 1290 AD and Maria is the only woman on board the busy maritime vessel. The Bee Keepers Daughter Romance Novel is available worldwide on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Apple iBooks, LitRes and Smashwords. Escape to ancient Russia’s Volga river and discover a romantic and adventurous world unlike any you’ve ever imagined. 18+ content.

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Shiån Serei interviewed on Artist First Radio Network

Shiån Serei was interviewed on the Author First show, on Artist First Radio network. Host, Tony Kay, spoke with Shiån about the origin of his writing and early childhood influences. Shiån shared his experience in moving often as a child in a military family and how it helped him understand the world and dynamics of social influence.

The two also discussed two of Shiån’s newest books and how they were developed. Tony asked about the historical background of The Bee Keeper’s Daughter which begins in medieval Russia. Shiån also shared his experiences as a single father and how that contributed to the making of Bear & Bee Bedtime Rhymes– a children’s bedtime story that includes music by the author and interactive games.

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Romance Novel Ad: The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

The Bee Keeper's Daughter by Shian Serei is a medieval romance novel that is anything but what you expect from the genre. You're immediately off and running within the first chapter as the main character, Maria, must evade capture and travel Russia's Volga river to reach distant relatives. Along the way the young girl of 19 years, is exposed to a dangerous and intriguing world that opens her eyes to romance, love, friendship and adventure. The story combined Russian phrases and customs, along with compelling characters based on years of research and development by the author. This is an intense and captivating tale that you're sure to enjoy along with the upcoming 4 additional books in the Kingdom of Meridian Series. Info: www.kingdomofmeridian.com В 1290 (год н.э.) в Ростове молодой девушке Марии удаётся избежать захвата в плен. Ей предстоит захватывающее путешествие на север по реке Волге, чтобы остаться в безопасности, находясь вдалеке от своих родных. Путь Марии очень опасен. Солдаты неоднократно пытаются захватить её в плен, но ей удаётся сбежать на грузовом судне с незнакомцами. Она открывает для себя новый мир за пределами фермы её отца, познаёт романтические отношения и узнает себя как молодую женщину, сталкивается с приключениями. #москва #romance #russiangirl #ozonru #litres #googleplay #Київ #Беларусь #talin #losangeles #paris #miami #london #india #sydney #canada #berlin #chicago #newyork #paris #ireland #dublin #scotland #moscow #saintpetersburg #oslo #iceland #india #mumbai #belgiumContinue reading


Shiån Serei – Interview on Authors-First Show

Attention Romance Novel Fans: The romantic adventure, “The Bee Keeper’s Daughter” will be reviewed live with author Shiån Serei on the “Authors-First” Show on ArtistFirst World Radio Network, Tuesday, January 31, at 6:00 PM (EST). Tune-in from anywhere on your Smart Phone, Car, Tablet, PC, or any wi-fi device.

Shiån will also talk about his new children’s book project, Bear & Bee Bedtime Rhymes.

Listen… http://lin1.ash.fast-serv.com:7988/stream.mp3.m3u or visit: http://www.artistfirst.com

About The Bee Keeper’s Daughter:
The Bee Keeper’s Daughter by Shian Serei is a medieval romance novel that is anything but what you expect from the genre. You’re immediately off and running within the first chapter as the main character, Maria, must evade capture and travel Russia’s Volga river to reach distant relatives. Along the way the young girl…Continue reading


Romance Novel Trailer on Instagram: The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

The Bee Keeper's Daughter by Shian Serei is a medieval romance novel that is anything but what you expect from the genre. You're immediately off and running within the first chapter as the main character, Maria, must evade capture and travel Russia's Volga river to reach distant relatives. Along the way the young girl of 19 years, is exposed to a dangerous and intriguing world that opens her eyes to romance, love, friendship and adventure. The story combined Russian phrases and customs, along with compelling characters based on years of research and development by the author. This is an intense and captivating tale that you're sure to enjoy along with the upcoming 4 additional books in the Kingdom of Meridian Series. Info: www.kingdomofmeridian.com В 1290 (год н.э.) в Ростове молодой девушке Марии удаётся избежать захвата в плен. Ей предстоит захватывающее путешествие на север по реке Волге, чтобы остаться в безопасности, находясь вдалеке от своих родных. Путь Марии очень опасен. Солдаты неоднократно пытаются захватить её в плен, но ей удаётся сбежать на грузовом судне с незнакомцами. Она открывает для себя новый мир за пределами фермы её отца, познаёт романтические отношения и узнает себя как молодую женщину, сталкивается с приключениями. #Мария #Светлана #Елена #Оксана#Наташа #москва #romance #russiangirl #ozonru#litres #googleplay #Київ #Харків#Одеса #Донецьк #Минск #Гомель#Беларусь #talin #losangeles#newyorktimes #paris #miami #london#india #sydney #canada #berlin #chicago #newyorkContinue reading


Worldwide Launch of The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

The Bee Keepers Daughter by Shian Serei - Kingdom of Meridian Romance Novels

About The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, the first volume in the Kingdom of Meridian romance saga is now available on all major eBook platforms and in print format. The story begins in Rostov Russia 1290AD as the Tatar invasion has impacted local towns. Through a twist of fateful events, the heroine of the story, Maria, must evade capture and travel up the Volga river to find safety with distant family. This coming of age story takes the reader on a suspense-filled journey alongside Maria as she discovers new friendships, romantic interests and the first experiences of her womanhood.  Join Maria as she discovers her destiny in a dangerous and fantastic world.

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About Shiån Serei

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Background

Shiån Serei, pronounced ‘Shon See-ree’ grew up in a family of traditional farmers in Yateley, England. His family relocated to the United States where he attended the University of New York and later worked as a TV script and ghost writer before turning his talent toward romantic fiction.

Shiån admits to being a travel addict and uses his transit experiences when developing character and story lines. He also explores local history and folklore to find unique elements to serve as backdrops for scenes.

Research for the Kingdom of Meridian

His research for the 5 Part Series: The Kingdom of Meridian, was based on his early years living in Yately. The first volume in the series; The Beekeepers Daughter, required multiple trips to the Russian Federation to…Continue reading


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The Kingdom of Meridian

The Kingdom of Meridian, written by Shiån Serei, is a romantic saga taking place in medieval time across multiple continents. The story begins in the city of Rostov, Russia and continues through the series into England, France, Japan and other countries. Meridian is set against the historic backdrop of the medieval age, intertwining geography, customs and culture with rich characters and adventurous plot turns.

The ‘coming of age’ story of the primary character, Maria, is combined with suspense, world travel and creates an epic love story worthy of East European legends.

The Five Romance Novel Volumes in Order

  • The Bee Keepers Daughter – Publsihed May 2016
  • The Kings Body Guard – Release scheduled December 2016
  • Fall of Meridian – To Be Announced
  • The…Continue reading


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