A brand new fantasy romance takes you to the Estate of Earton, on the edge of decay. A 21st century med student Aliya, once living a peaceful life, finds herself as a countess in the midst of a land ruled by famine, chaos, intrigue, despair, and perpetual darkness. Can she really take the limitations on her personhood and freedom? Will she be able to recognize herself in the end? Join this unexpected saga into the unknown..


A Medieval Tale, the bestselling romantic fantasy series by Lina J. Potter, includes five books:


First Lessons

– The Clearing

– Palace Intrigue

– On the Wrong Side of the Royal Palace

– The Price of Happiness


When a sporty Med school graduate Aliya suddenly dies in a car crash, she finds herself transported into the middle of the Medieval ages, reborn into the body of the heavy-set Countess Lilian Earton. After the initial shock of her sudden death and reincarnation, she realizes that she has been given another opportunity at life. But how is a modern girl to adjust to the limitations of medieval society? How does an empowered medical student adapt to a worldview where women don’t matter? How can Aliya, now Countess Lilian, use her mind and her skills in a society in which outspoken women are accused of being witches? Bringing her modern innovations with her, Countess Lilian makes her own impact on a society needing a push forward in modernity. She does this all while escaping assassination attempts and dealing with an errant husband, who has yet to appear on the scene. Thus, Lilian must protect herself, her new friends, and her emerging business empire. She has to tread carefully, as there is a chance she could be praised for her innovations or condemned as a witch for the same.


She will succeed in befriending noblemen, peasants and artisans, untameable sea raiders, proud-spirited merchants of the Orient, even members of the Royal family… But will she manage to see eye to eye with her own husband?


Read to find out whether there will be a happy ever after for Aliya, or Lilian, in Medieval Tale. And if so, at what cost? 



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First Lessons. Medieval Tale. Book 1

A brilliant Medical school graduate Aliya, a sporty and active girl, dies suddenly in a car crash… only to find herself reborn in a completely different body, in the middle of a dilapidated castle during Medieval times. While confused and dismayed, Aliya realizes she has been given another chance at life — so she rolls up her sleeves and gets to work on restoring her new castle and her new life.  Aliya has an unusual and difficult goal: reborn as Countess Lilian; she must learn to adj

The Royal Court. Medieval Tale. Book 4

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Palace Intrigue. Medieval Tale. Book 3

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Lina J. Potter

A Medieval Tale Series

Lina J. Potter has been dreaming up stories for as long as she can remember. She started putting her tales on paper when she was around ten years old, and, according to her own words, continued happily scribbling ever since: “Call it inspiration, the voice of a Muse, or plain obsession… but I felt I had to write it down or else my brain would explode with all these characters longing to come alive”.


However, Lina did not feel ready to share her writing with the world until recently, when in 2011 she submitted an extract from her historical fantasy novel, I am Sophia, to an online magazine. Immediately after, Lina J. Potter was approached by e-talent scouts representing publishers and other literary companies. Since then, there was no looking back for Lina J. Potter, who quickly turned into one of the most published and widely talked- about (yet least public!) romantic fantasy authors in the country. Her impressive publications list speaks for itself, and we are thrilled to announce that her first few bestsellers are now available in English.


Nowadays Lina J. Potter lives in the town of Tambov with her husband, daughter and two cats. She has a light-hearted approach to writing. Whenever she is not writing, you can find her practicing karate and lace-making. She avoids personal publicity and shies away from the literary limelight, preferring her quiet life to focus on writing.



‘A Medieval Tale’ Series:

First Lessons

The Clearing

Palace Intrigue

On the Wrong Side of the Royal Palace

The Price of Happiness


‘I am Sophia’ Series:

I am Sophia. The Sister

I am Sophia. The Princess

I am Sophia. The Empress


‘Amaldea’ Series:

Necromancer. The Daily Pursuits

Necromancer. The Joys of Hard Work

A Wolf Named Hunny Bunny



‘The Cruiser’ Series:

The Cruiser Project

The Heart of the Cruiser


‘The Magic Uni’ Series:

To Study, to Fall in Love… to Take the Dutch Cure?

Summer Internship

The Roots of All Evil

On the Way Home


‘Demi-Demon’ Series:

Demi-Demon. The Revenge of the Princess

Demi-Demon. The King’s Fortune


‘Julia Leoverenskaya’ Series:

Might Makes Right in a Vampire Fight

You Shall Not Make for Yourself a Vampire

The Ring of Frenzy

The Cross and the Wing

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