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A lady’s need for protection
A knight’s chance for redemption
Exiled Knight William Geraint answers only to himself. Yet, a mission to find and reunite lost heiress Lady Isabel de Clancey with her family is Will’s chance to finally atone for the torment of his past. With every rushed mile, their intense attraction becomes dangerously thrilling. He swore to protect Isabel not seduce her, but their desire for each other could threaten the redemption he’s worked so hard to achieve…
This is an adventurous historical romance starting in 1206 when eight year old young noble lady, Isabel de Clancey, is sent by her parents to stay with the family of her betrothed. En route the party are attacked and decimated. Isabel is rescued by William Geriant who takes the mute girl to safety in a convent. Twelve years later, he seeks her out again to in an attempt to return her to who he now knows is her family. Their journey is fraught, there are dangers to be overcome before he can return her to her mother. However, the attraction between them grows as the journey progresses, adding to Will’s turmoil as he seeks to protect her but finds it difficult to resist her. He feels unworthy but will love find a way for them? Can they stay safe? What will happen when she reaches home?
This is an action packed story, on filled with historical intrigue, mystery, double dealing, danger and betrayal. It also has true friendship, love and romance, making it an enthralling read and great romance. I have no hesitation in highly recommending this book to anyone who enjoys historical romances with great characters and plenty of surprises.
Thank you to Harlequin and NetGalley for my copy of this book which I have voluntarily read and honestly reviewed.
Melissa Oliver is from south-west London where she writes historical romance novels. She lives with her lovely husband and daughters, who share her passion for decrepit, old castles, palaces and all things historical.
Melissa is the WINNER of The Romantic Novelist Association’s Joan Hessayon Award for new writers 2020 for her debut, The Rebel Heiress and the Knight – Book 1 Notorious Knights.
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