I loved how the author chose to dive into the 1400's religious beliefs. Not too many books written in this time period, go into how much The Church affected everybodys' lives. Throughout this book, I was so deeply entrenched in the Katherine and Reynold's fight with their feelings over that of what church doctrine preached. Reynold is not the typical medieval leading man either, he is almost a full fledge monk. I know I am rambling a bit, but this is the first book that I have read in a long time that completely enthralled me. I gave this book 4.5 stars only because I think the ending was a bit too far fetched.
I enjoyed this book. It was a true romance. It was about honor, loyalty, and true love.
Tall, dark, and handsome. Isn't that what every woman wants. And a man who could take care of you through any trouble. Another good one from Gayle.
Trained as a knight, yet sworn to the monastery, Reynold Welles had always lived by a strict code of honor. Yet the night he rescues beautiful Lady Katherine Berkeley from a treasonous kidnapper and an arranged marriage, he is captivated by the power of her enchanting loveliness. As she trembles within his protective embrace, he knows she is unaware of the fire she has ignited within him -- a passion that burns with greater fury each day.
Though he is powerless against her innocent sensuality, Reynold is duty bound to bring the lady to the king, whose life may depend on the secret she holds. Yet when the dark knight discovers that Katherine is to be married, he is torn between doing his duty...or claiming Katherine as his own.