The Flower on the Riverbank (Book 1 - The Sprout)

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Summary

# Place 3rd in Romance - Masters and Legends Awards, Placed 2nd - Gemlight Awards # Old Korea, in a time of kings, battles and gore. Could one unique flower take seed on lands scorched by wars if showered with the right kind of love? The girl with the strange blue eyes had to disguise herself as a boy. It was the only way she could have called the battlefield home for so long now, that she could barely remember the life she had prior. The clashing of the swords mirroring the clashing of the feelings inside of her; should she trust this General or not? Could she put her trust in them, in men, when they were responsible for all the horrors she has witnessed for half of her life? Love appears in someone’s life from strange places and takes them to even stranger ones. A tale of growing up, friendship and romance ***This novel is set in a time when the great Silla people managed to unify the lands of the Three Kingdoms. It is a slice of life story seasoned with some spice on the side. The 18+ rating is for some explicit scenes, but from cover to cover the story wants to give the reader the opportunity to get to know and grow closer to the characters as they grow up and mature ***(I will acknowledge the work and help of a wonderful leprechaun(she says) a member of inkitt smircle, for proofreading my chapters. Special thanks for editing and advice to Cricket_Elleson, crixi and Will63.

Genre:
Romance / Drama
Author:
L. A. Ruel
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
17
Rating:
4.8 20 reviews
Age Rating:
18+

Book I - The Sprout


THE SPROUT


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Sandy Williams Groshek: What will happen next. Can’t wait to read next chapter

rachealspragg: Wonderful short read! I really enjoyed it!

hilarylinde55: Call me a hopeless romantic but I love this book.Can't wait for the next chapter.

Deleted User: As stated, there’s room for lots of revision but overall quite good

By Terri: Enjoyed this one as much as I did the one about the guys parents! Very well, done. Only found one error and left a message in the comment on that chapter. Look forward to reading more of your works and hope you will check out at least one of mine. I'm inspired to try my hand at another werewo...

molly88rose: I chose my rating due to I got into the story once the real plot got going. Otherwise at the start I was feeling like it was just going to be a stupid erotic sappy book (cliché) but happy to say that wasn’t this book! I’m glad there wasn’t any porn like scenes, loved the humor and suspense. I don...

IrishSlayer24: I love the storyline, the suspense, I love the author's perspective and writing style. I started this book for research into fight scenes but fell in love with the characters. There were a few revisions to be desired but this being a work in progress there will be time for review and revisions l...

Dorothy Yvonne Nunamacher: So far I can't put the book down. The story had me hooked from the beginning. I hope it works out for them. She deserves happiness and a long life. I hope she remembers her past. I believe that will help her to accept her fated mates

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Yachira Olivo Andino: The story was good and different you usually read a stories where the finale character stays quiet and forgive way to easy this one although was a quick progression she stood her ground

Marissa: Loved both books. Is was an awesome story. Thank you

Donna Van der heyden: I liked this story and want to find out more, want next chapter

Maimai: Amazing. Keep the chapters coming

Jason Huskey: Greatly improved storyline and grammar. This story read much .ore fluidly then earlier ones.great characters you could really expand this story.

skryfvirmarian1: This story is very true to life,the characters and description of scenery is very vivid and interesting, the way of speaking to one another realistic !

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