Much Ado About Love Author:Flora Speer A maid: as a 25 yr. old virgin far past marriagable age, Halys did all she could to avoid male attention. And the male she wished most to avoid was Simon of Lyonne, the arrogant baron who had broken her heart when she was just 14. — A man: recently returned from Crusade, Simon was bewitched by Hayls' rose-gold beauty, but bemused by her shrewish ... more »tongue. He vowed he would have nothing to do with her...until a clever ruse convinced him she was pining for his love.
A marraige made in heaven: long-standing enemies, Simon and Halys now found they were longing to stand at the alter. Neither guest at the tender deception that had brought them together for a taste of ectasy. But when the truth was learned, would their love prevail, or would pride remind them that their union was a fool's paradise, engineered by all too human hands?« less