Bond of Blood Author:Roberta Gellis Leah, lovely young daughter of the Earl of Pembroke, awoke one morning to find herself betrothed by her father to Cain, Lord of Radnor. He was not the knight of her dreams-twice her age, a huge bear of a man with a battle-seamed face, he sought her hand to bring peace between their two rival factions, little knowing that the marriage bond would ... more »ally him with a family which sought his death. Against a dark tapestry of intrigue and treachery unfolds the romance of Leah and Cain, the tender story of Leah's emerging womanhood, and the jagged conflict between her loyalty to family and her blossoming love for her husband.« less
I liked this romance better than most. The author tried to be more authentic with the characters speech(I had to read some things over again to understand it better) and how people in the middle ages would act and think. It wasn't your typical,"bodice ripper",can't- keep-their-hands-off-each-other,no plot romance.