A Bed of Spices Author:Barbara Samuel HE FILLED HER DREAMS WITH DESPERATE LONGING — The exquisite Frederica der Esslingen fled the castle to the herbalist's cottage. Rica could never give in to her father's wishes and marry the man her twin sister loved. Another man, a stranger, set her blood racing and understood her bold, searching heart. Yet he was denied her forever. — SHE... more » SET HIM AFIRE WITH FORBIDDEN DESIRE
Son of a wealthy Strassburg merchant, and determined to become a physician, Soloman had come to study the herbalist's art. It was there, in a wild garden, that he first set eyes on Rica. Her golden-haired beauty and bold spirit bewitched him. As plague ravaged Europe, he struggled against his passion, risking his life for the woman he longed to hold in his arms forever on...A BED OF SPICES« less
The story of the forbidden love of Rica and her beloved Soloman, a Jewish man studying medicine in 1348 Strassburg. The black death has come to Europe - and - well I don't want to spoil the story. Lets just say that this is the perfect romance novel. A beautiful love story set in Germany, not your typical Country for a romance novel. Everything about this book is wonderful, this is a keeper for sure. If you can find it, it is worth the price.