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Circle in the Water (aka At the King's Command) (Tudor Rose, Bk 1)
Circle in the Water - aka At the King's Command - Tudor Rose, Bk 1 Author:Susan Wiggs A POWERFUL KING FORCED THEM TOGETHER — Never one to forget a slight, King Henry VIII sought revenge again, Stephen de Lacey, the handsome and defiant Baron of Wimberleigh. When a gypsy horse thief interrupted the king's hunt, Henry saw a way to bring the insolent nobleman to heel -- he gave Stephen a choice of marrying the brazen wench or wat... more »ching her hang.
A TERRIBLE SECRET KEPT THEM APART
Stephen wanted nothing to do with his unwelcome gypsy bride, even when he realized Juliana was a princess from a far-off land, fleeing the fires of a deadly uprising. But with each day, she moved closer to his heart -- and to the secret that could destroy him.
A MAGNIFICENT LOVE BOUND THEIR LIVES FOREVER
A mysterious force from Juliana's past threatened the life they had built. It was then they knew that together they could overcome all odds.
Medieval times, but a little different storyline than most books from that era. The heroine is from Russia and sees her family murdered in the beginning. She escapes with the help of gypsies. The hero is a medieval lord, but also an inventor. A lot of good characters in this book; well-written; a fast read. King Henry VIII was a horrible, horrible man.