Lord of Danger Author:Anne Stuart The plan was for beautiful Claire to marry the terrifyingly sinister Simon of Navarre, wizard in residence to Richard the Fair. Instead, her plain sister Alys takes her place, proving herself more than a match for the man with the secrets. Meanwhile sweet Claire falls in love with a handsome knight, and the truly evil Richard the Fair tries to m... more »ake life miserable for all. Set in medieval times, this is a rich, gorgeous tale of love, deception, and ultimate redemption.« less
This was a medieval story with lots of realism and originality. Treacherous brother Richard the Fair insists his two half sisters leave their convent school and rejoin his court. His closest counselor is feared by all, a "wizard" who is the power behind the throne. He is educated in eastern practices learned thru horrors as a crusader. Simon beleives he has lost his soul as a result of the inhuman devastation of the holy wars. The story centers on how the innocent sisters find a future in this ugly court with the help of the tortured wizard and an honorable knight.