Jana Petken presents The Scattered Flock, a suspenseful, compelling sequel to the multi award winning, The Errant Flock David Sanz's journey south is halted abruptly after a devastating turn of events. In a tense battle for survival against thieves and the militia he has been fleeing from, he finds himself shackled and incarcerated in the prison he once guarded. The Duke of Sagrat's brother, Rafael Perato, has survived the war, and the royal court's treacherous intrigues, but when news of his brother's death reaches their Most Catholic Majesties his life is thrown into turmoil. Banished by the king, and tasked with carrying out insurmountable missions, he becomes entangled in a web of deadly plots and subterfuge, which threaten not only Sagrat but his very life. In this fast paced epic, David Sanz and Rafael Perato face adversaries more devious and powerful than themselves, and it is only faith, courage, and unlikely alliances, that may save them both from the Inquisitor and the deadly marauder, Alejandro.
Jana Petken served in the (British) Royal Navy as a leading Wren Regulator, equivalent to a sergeant in the military police. After the Navy she worked for a travel company as an overseas representative. She was a security guard at the BBC World Service radio station. Afterwards she spent twelve years as a bodyguard for a Saudi Arabian Princess. Her final career was as a cabin-crew member for British Airways. Unfortunately, she suffered serious injuries on board a flight. The aircraft, a Boeing 747, was flying at 39,000 feet above Africa when it was caught in clear-air turbulence. As a result of that accident, she endured three major operations on her spinal cord, and was forced into retirement. Jana Petken is a multi award winning and best selling historical fiction author. Her books include: The Guardian of Secrets. (2013) The Mercy Carver Series: Dark Shadows, book 1, and Blood Moon, book 2. (2014) The Errant Flock: The Flock Trilogy Book 1. (2015) Swearing Allegiance. (2016) Coming in October, 2016, The Scattered Flock (The Flock Trilogy book 2)