a fresh sensual wonderfully exciting historical romance
This book fits the bill if you want a nice comfortable read. Nothing really noteworthy but pleasant enough if you aren't looking for a challenge.
Twice Lord Liam Fawke has been robbed of his birthright. Now the only thing that stands in his way is his brother's heir and alluring widow.
Lady Joclyn of Rosemoor refuses to be intimidated by her late husband's boorish bastard brother and will defend her son's inheritance with all her might.
Their battle of wills starts from their first meeting and only ends with an edict from the King. Reluctant partners, Liam and Joclyn travel home to Ashlingford. Their truce is fragile, but admiration and respect soon make them friends and secret lovers. Together they vanquish treachery, betrayal and pestilence.
But their love is forbidden by church and state, and it will take courage, strength and a small miracle before Joclyn and Liam can claim a future together.
Ms. Leigh is a talented and skillful storyteller. She captures a bygone era and brings it to life through her characters, and her sensual narrative. It is always a pleasure to read one of her romances. SENSUAL (July, 400 pp.,
setting England 1348 tricked out of his inheritance knight Liam Fawke sets out to claim it from his young nephew. Lady Joslyn (boys mother)is a major stumbling block. She is determined not to allow this to happen. Then she and knight Liam have to battle heated desire and forbidden love.
Tricked out of his righful inheritance by his treacherous half brother, baseborn knoighrt Liam Fawke swore to contest the claim of the young nephew who was now heir. But he soon found himself at dangerous odds with Lady Joslyn, the boy's bearutful, spirited mother-as well as with the fiercely passionate hunger she aroused in him.