Thorn of Love Author:Robin Lee Hatcher SHE VOWED SHE WOULD NEVER SURRENDER TO THE MAN WHO HAD SHED HER BROTHER'S BLOOD — When young James Brizwell, squire to Richard Osborn, Earl of Wayfair, died in a jousting accident his grief-stricken sister Ranna swore everlasting enmity aginst the House of Osborn, in whose service her father, her betrothed, and now her brother had met their death... more »s. She contemptuously sprurned Richard's offer to make restitution, choosing instead to seek wardship under King Edward.
The king's solution to Ranna's problem was to find her a strong husband, one who would tame her volatile temper and subdue her arrogant pride. To Ranna's dismay, the husband selected for her was none other than Richard himself. Wed to her enemy against her will, hatred warred with desire in her heart, until the blissful moment when passion overcame them both . . .« less