Skye O'Malley Author:Bertrice Small With her raven black hair, shimmering blue eyes and breathtaking sensuality, Skye O'Malley is a woman made for love. She has countless suitors, any one of whom would do anything to be chosen by her. But Skye's future has already been determined. Following 16th-century custom in Ireland, Skye was betrothed at birth to Dom O'Flaherty, the heir to ... more »a neighboring estate. Dom's handsomeness, however, cannot mask his malevolence and lecherousness - as Skye all too quickly discovers after marrying him. She flees, returning home, where she hopes to share her life with Niall Burke, the one man who has taken her heart completely...and with whom she has shared one stolen night of blinding ecstasy. But forces are working against them. Skye is kidnapped across the seas to Algiers, where she becomes the prize of a Moroccan prince. When she finally escapes to settle in England, a peaceful existence still eludes her. For once again Skye's power over men makes her the target of jealous villainy, with her most formidable enemy Queen Elizabeth herself.
And then fate intervenes, and Niall Burke re-enters Skye's life, rekindling old passions that may be too strong to be denied.
Skye O'Malley is a novel of sensual delights; of a brave, spirited, magnificent woman swept up on a timeless journey through the tantalizing pleasures of tender romance, exquisite passion and eternal love.« less