White Wolf of Avalon is book 3 in The Wolf Maiden Chronicles, and takes place during Arthurian times. There are cameo appearances by well known characters such as King Arthur, Morgan le Fey, and Mordred. The story revolves around the secret society of lycans that reside in ancient Britain.|
Bledig, an orphan raised by a childless couple near the magical Isle of Avalon, dreams of someday becoming a knight of the Round Table. Bledig refuses to become a beast and wants no part in marrying a wolf maiden or in begetting lycan children. After Bledig helps King Arthur defeat the Saxons at Badon Hill he is knighted and is advised by his close friend Sir Uwain there is a priest that can cure him of his wolfen curse. Bledig heads toward Avalon to tell his great aunt Silvia of his plan. Once cured, he will serve as a knight, marry a courtly lady, and earn a title.
Annora, a Romano Greco wolf maiden, is more interested in intellectual pursuits than romantic ones. She is a scribe and historian who prefers to marry an older alpha lycan who would better understand her need to focus on her writings. As Annora travels up north to meet with her brother and family, they are attacked by Gorlagonís she-lycan, Trivia, and her pack of warrior lycans.
In the wilderness, Annora and Bledig meet. She is the beautiful woman he has dreamt of nightly while heading to retrieve his brotherís moonstone. He the knight in shining armor she had fantasized about - brave, handsome, and chivalrous. Their attraction is instantaneous. She is stunned to learn he is a lycan, the white wolf destined to unite all the lycans of Britain. Her mate.
On learning she is a wolf maiden, Bledig hardens his heart. He tells her that after he delivers her to the safety of Avalon he will visit a priest who will cure him of his wolfen curse. She is saddened that he refuses to follow his destiny and that he does not wish to claim her as his.
Danger lurks everywhere. Gorlagon and Gargol have not given up on their hunt to find Annora and the Pict wolfen she released from his dank dungeons. But most of all they wish to use her as a breeder. Intrigue and secrecy abound in King Arthurís court at Camulod. Mordred, who Arthur is unaware, is his son by his own sister Morgause, plots to rule. He has become Gorlagonís secret Lupercii in the hopes of having a lycan army to defeat his father in battle.
Will Bledig reject his true destiny as the prophesized lycan leader of Britain? Can he deny his feelings for the lovely wolf maiden, Annora, who has already captured his heart and soul?
Can Annora survive the lycans who hunt her? Will Bledig finally submit to his lycan nature and forever claim her as his wolf maiden? Will magic save their kind, the fae of Avalon and King Arthurís Britain?