Author/Artist Patricia Lyfoung has worked as an assistant story board artist for Totally Spies! and Martin Mystery at Marathon Animation (where she also worked on character creation). In 2005, she published the first volume of the Scarlet Rose series through Delcourt in France. Since then there have been twelve French volumes. This English edition comprises the first two books in the series.
From the publisher:
Maud is quite happy living her simple life with her father and learning the exciting art of sword fighting. But when her father is murdered, Maud is whisked away from the life she knows by her rich and lordly grandfather. He wants to give her a home - on his terms - and help Maud become a real lady. All Maud wants to do is keep on fighting, so that she can have her revenge on her father's killer.