Romance Novelist Shian Serei Enters Russian Book Market

Shian Serei published Kingdom of Meridian in Russia

Aspiring Authors Seek Platforms Beyond Amazon

For emerging eBook authors, the path is quite common: Write a manuscript, find a publisher and get listed on Amazon. For the more adventurous, there are additional platforms such as the Nook, Kobo and iBooks to extend your presence in the world of online books. While Google Play revises its eBook system, leaving it currently unavailable to new authors, the ability to reach audiences in foreign countries becomes more challenging. That’s where new platforms become more attractive for authors seeking the widest range of potential readers.

Getting Your Romance Novel on Russian Book Sites

Shian Serei, author of the Kingdom of Meridian Saga (see Volume 1 – The Bee Keeper’s Daughter) was frustrated by the limitations of getting books into the…Continue reading

Book Trailer Reaches 100,000 Views

100,000+ Views on YouTube

We’re excited to announce the 100,000 view milestone has been reached on for the official trailer of The Bee Keeper’s Daughter. The trailer was a concept project, meant to draw attention to the first book, The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, in the Kingdom of Meridian saga, written by Shiån Serei.

Book Becomes Video Game

The story has also gained interest as a script for an emerging 3D video game based on the Meridian saga. Game production begins in September 2016 with the second book in the series, The Kings Bodyguard, due out in December 2016.

Book Available Wordlwide

The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, a medieval romance saga, will be available worldwide on August 28, 2016, on Kindle, iBooks, Kobo and Nook, as well as a…Continue reading

From Romance Novel to Video Game

Sample scene from game development for The Bee Keeper's Daughter

The Bee Keeper’s Daughter to become script for immersive 3D video game.

From Aurous Publishing:
 Today we began a new direction in our publishing services by launching a game development division. This will be a great fit for authors and goes nicely with our web media and TV channel for the International Peace and Film Festival. Our first game will be based on The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, Volume 1 of The Kingdom of Meridian Saga. Author Shian Serei has signed on to develop the narration and dialogue to keep the game and characters consistent with the books. It’s an exciting and challenging direction. but we are already in motion.

We will be developing in Unity 3D, to make the games as immersive and engaging as popular. Platforms…Continue reading

Worlwide launch announced for The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Romance Novel Launches on All Platforms

The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, Volume I in the Kindom of Meridian Series, will launch on all eReaders on August 28, 2016. The medieval romance novel is currently exclusive on Amazon Kindle, but will soon have expanded availability on Nook, Kobo, iBooks, LitRes, Ozon and Google Play with additional print options in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Official Trailer – The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Reviews of The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Could NOT stop reading…

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All I can say is WOW, AMAZING, One of the best book I had ever read and I read a lot of books. The book has a great mixture of drama, romance, sexual content and suspense. You will not be disappointed by this book. I…Continue reading

Romance Novel Trailer: The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Romance Novel Video Trailer

Enjoy the latest trailer for the Bee Keeper’s Daughter, Volume I on the Kingdom of Meridian series.  If you’re new to the story, here are the details:

About The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

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.

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 skill acquired in her childhood and every lesson…Continue reading

Fireflies on the Volga

Video excerpt from ‘Fireflies on the Volga’ chapter 9 of The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, by Shian Serei. The Volga is one of Russia’s primary waterways, setting the backdrop for the first half of this medieval tale where a beautiful young woman must journey alone in a dangerous world.

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