From the cover: Widowed and a mother of two, Lady Alinor no longer feels the same joy being the mistress of Roselynde. Her husband's passing has left emptiness, both at the keep and in her heart. Somehow, Alinor manages to remain spirited, even as King John's rule means she must fight to keep her land and her family safe. Salvation lies with a trusted family friend, Sir Ian de Point, who offers to marry Alinor. In order to protect that which she loves, Alinor reluctantly agrees because England's days are growing darker, along with the ire of King John, who hasn't forgotten tht mistress of Roselynde, nor his intentions for her ruination...
A woman alone, trapped in a maze of treacherous power plays and volatile liaisons, Alinor Lemagne is irresistibly swept into an intoxicating, breathless passion for the darkly sensual man whose forbidden love promises only pain and peril. Swirling from the bloody battlegrounds of France and England to the rich pageantry of the king's court, Alinor's passionate adventures weave a breathtaking tale of danger and desire -- and a beautiful woman's desperate quest for love.
She Lived In The Sweet, Restless Torture Of A Smoldering Love
In the year since her husband's death, Lady Alinor Lemagne had felt too alone and frightened to think of herself as a woman. But from the moment darkly sensual Ian de Vipont entered her life, she became aware of her long starvation. Trapped in a maze of treacherous power plays and volatile liaisons, Alinor found herself irresistibly drawn to the fine young knight with violence and passion lurking in his black eyes. Amid the bloody battlegrounds of France and England and the pagentry of the royal court, Alinor was willing to risk everything to savor the intoxicating, breathless passion of the man whose forbidden love promised her only pain and peril.
THE ROSELYNDE CHRONICLES , THIS BOOK TWO IS "ALINOR" AGAIN THIS IS A SET THAT I HAD A LONG TIME AGO AND LOST WHEN I MOVED . I FINALLY HAVE GOTTEN THE WHOLE SET AGAIN NOW THAT I BELONG TO PBS. YOU GET HISTORY, EROTICA, SHOWS HOW STRONG WOMAN WERE THEN THAT RULED THEIR HOMES. A VERY GREAT READ.