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The Black Lyon (Montgomery/Taggert, Bk 1)
The Black Lyon - Montgomery/Taggert, Bk 1 Author:Jude Deveraux The magnificent love story of a fearless lord and the woman who tamed him. — Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, Ranulf de Warbrooke was the bold conqueror they called the Black Lyon. Feared by men and women alike, he had no match -- until he met Lady Lyonene, the green-eyed beauty whose fiery spirit matched his own. And she da... more »red to love the man no woman could tame....
THE GREEN-EYED LYONENE
Through a whirlwind romance and stormy marriage, she endured every peril to be by his side. And when jealousy and vicious lies drove her across the Irish Sea and into grave danger, only one man could save her -- the Black Lyon. He alone could destroy the ruthless plot that had driven them apart, and renew the bond of love they had vowed would never be broken.« less
It was an enjoyable book as a whole, but one I will not keep. The first third of this book is amazing. It was love at first site for the fearsome Black Lyon and his Lioness, the woman who tames him.
HOWEVER, Jude Deveraux has unfortunately written a book about misunderstandings, and mistrust. A writer can write about those things, but very few can nail it with a crafty tale and overlook those individual things and mold them into a story. At times the book went too quick, then too slow. But I did enjoy the love that was shared between the two while the big misunderstandings were not the head of the story. This medieval does not compare to a Julie Garwood.