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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Seven Days of Joyeux : A Musketeer Space Novella
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'It’s festival time on Paris Satellite: that means a seven day whirl of drunken bets, poor decision-making, religious contemplation and tinsel. But mostly, poor decision-making.

'Porthos and Athos aren’t going to sleep together, no matter what Aramis says. Aramis isn’t going to marry her girlfriend, Minister Chevreuse, which probably means they’re breaking up. Athos is not prepared to be visited by the ghost of his dead husband. Oh, and the Duchess of Buckingham is totally not going to hook up with the Prince Consort thereby causing an interplanetary diplomatic disaster… right?

'When a group of "festive terrorists" start inflicting traditions from a very different midwinter festival on the space station via nano-virus, the Musketeers and the Red Guard are expected to work together to protect Paris Satellite. This isn’t going to end well.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


  • Prequel to Musketeer Space.
  • Chapters:

    • The First Day: Devotions [bringing in the green]
    • The Second Day: Restraint [the burying of past sins]
    • The Third Day: Repast [and the rains fall]
    • The Fourth Day: Misrule [the dance of the elements]
    • The Fifth Day: Amends [breathing the air]
    • The Sixth Day: Resolution [leaping the flames]
    • The Seventh Day: Joyeux [for family]

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2014
Serialised by: Tansy Rayner Roberts 2007 website bibliography autobiography
Serialised in seven parts between 19 December and 25 December 2014.
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      Tansy Rayner Roberts ,
      2014 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Alternative title: Joyeux
      Extent: 136p.p.
      • Published 31 December 2014.

      ISBN: 9781973409564, 1973409569
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