Keeper of the Crystal Spring Author:Naomi Baltuck, Deborah Baltuck In the tradition of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Mary Stewart--a rich and splendid tapestry of love, heroics, sly Saxon wit, and those who serve the Goddess of the Crystal Spring. — The year is 1086, twenty years after the Norman Conquest, and the new Norman lords are squeezing their Saxon subjects mercilessly. To survive, the townspeople of Enmore ... more »Green band together under the wise leadership of Father Edmund and Sirona, the local seeress who is teaching the healing arts to her foster daughter, Aldyth. Beautiful, sensitive, and feisty, Aldyth has decided not to marry but instead to dedicate her life to serving the Goddess of the Crystal Spring.
Her decision is complicated, though, by her companion in the resistance movement--a sexy Robin Hood figure who has vowed to win her. She also attracts the attention of Gandulf--the son of the hated Norman lord--a gentle handsome man who, despite his upbringing, has an affinity for his Saxon subjects. Their tempestuous love triangle is played out against the turbulence of Saxon and Norman life and is dramatically resolved when a mysterious stranger reveals to Gandulf a secret from his past that will change everyone's future.« less