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Medieval Monday with Bambi Lynn!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the twelfth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Bambi Lynn’s book, Lucan. At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

EXCERPT:

Only one of the enemy remained standing. Camulus had proven his worth this day, having killed seven or eight of these devils single-handedly. But not without some effort. He was sweating profusely as he chopped the final man to pieces.

The three of them stood among the carnage, heaving in deep breaths. The silence seemed strange after the monstrous clangor of battle. A lone rider tore over the hill and disappeared as if being chased by Lucifer himself.

Cael.

Follow along with excerpt #13 and the conclusion to this excerpt from Lucan over at Bambi’s blog www.bambilynnblog.wordpress.com

BLURB:

Neala Comyn, wife of a powerful laird, wants to end the pain and suffering of an abusive marriage. She is a woman without hope, believing God has forsaken her. When she is kidnapped by a rival laird who claims to be a god himself, her faith is further shaken. Could Lucan Munro be the salvation she has prayed for? Or will her sins condemn her to eternal damnation?

Lucan Munro, has the power of a Celtic god. He can conjure his heart’s desire from thin air. But can he save the woman he loves from a demon hell-bent on claiming her soul?

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Medieval Monday with Ruth A. Cassie!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the eleventh excerpt of this blog hop which is from Ruth A. Cassie’s book, The Highlander’s English Woman. At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Excerpt:

The fight started in the yard, progressed to the field, and finished near the pond. A small group of people followed and urged Jamie to defend himself.

The next punch caught the Scotsman in the chest. He didn’t flinch.

“You should be lying on the ground by now. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.” Jamie pulled up his arms to protect his face as best he could against the onslaught of punches. He didn’t retaliate.

His face cut and bloodied, he still didn’t strike back.

“Fight, damn you,” Bryce shouted and followed with a quick barrage of solid body punches.

He held his position and didn’t fight back.

 

Follow along next week by checking out Cathy Bambi Lynn’s blog for excerpt #12 http://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com/

Blurb:

Laura Reynolds is in love with her long-time friend, Jamie Maxwell Collins. She adores his playful sense of humor, caring nature as well as his strong sense of family and honor.

Jamie lives across the border in Scotland. Outwardly carefree, he hides a dark secret. He can’t involve Laura in this deception. He can’t give her hope for a future together.

Laura stumbles upon Jamie’s secret. In her heart of hearts she knows Jamie is innocent. Their relationship in tatters and with no hope of reconciliation, she plays a deadly game to exonerate Jamie, she agrees to a political marriage. She has no idea the entire game has been orchestrated by her future husband, Jamie’s greatest enemy.

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Medieval Monday with Cathy MacRae

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the ninth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Cathy MacRae’s book, The Highlander’s French Bride. At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Excerpt:

The scorn returned to Lucienne’s face, casting ugly shadows beneath her high cheeks. “You think you know what is right for me. That I should be exactly like you, drowning behind a polite façade. You believe everything is perfect in your little world with your adorable new husband who loves you?” Her eyes narrowed as she slid her gaze to Arielle. “Have you not wondered why she looks like him?”

Melisende immediately looked at the child asleep on the bed. Her dark hair spilled across the pillow like a shadow in the dimly lit room. She glanced back at her sister. “Why do you say that? I think she looks just like you.”

Follow along for the next excerpt on Bambi Lynn’s Medieval Monday blog April 17!

Blurb:

Heir to a lairdship, Kinnon Macrory is driven to prove his worth by fighting the English on the battlefields of France. His dreams of heroic valor are destroyed by the realities of war—the atrocities visited by fellow soldiers on the very people he is sworn to protect. Three years in a French prison for a crime he did not commit leave Kinnon longing for the one thing of beauty in his war-torn life—a young woman of great kindness and wisdom named Melisende.

Melisende de la Roche struggles to stay one step ahead of soldiers who would imprison her for helping an injured Scotsman wrongly accused of treason. She finds refuge in her uncle’s shop—until a chance encounter sends her fleeing into the unknown once again, haunted by the beguiling friendship with the troubled young Scotsman she is certain she will never see again.

Determined to find the woman of his dreams, Kinnon returns to France, only to discover nothing more than a trail of clues to Melisende’s whereabouts. Their reunion will open the doors to passion, but half-truths and lies from the past could destroy the one thing they both are willing to fight for—each other.

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Medieval Monday with Laurel O’Donnell!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the ninth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Laurel O’Donnell’s book, ANGEL’S ASSASSIN . At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Excerpt:

“You had not finished your mission.”

“My time was up.”

“You never give up.”

“I didn’t give up,” Damien insisted. “She was gone. And my time was up. There was a good chance she was already dead.”

“But she wasn’t.” Roke rose out of the chair.

Dread seized Damien in a tight grasp as Roke stepped forward. How did he know she was not dead? Alarm tightened his stomach. “Where is she?”

Follow along next week by checking out Bambi Lynn’s blog with excerpt #10  https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com/

BLURB:

Damien is an assassin, a man with no home and a tortured past. Sold into slavery as a young boy, he is trained to kill with cold calculation, without remorse. As a reward for his ruthless success, he is given a chance to earn his freedom from his cruel master. One last mission. One final person to slay…

Lady Aurora of Acquitaine is the epitome of purity and goodness, beloved by all her people. She lives her life trying to atone for her mother’s cruelty by being a fair and just ruler. Secretly she fears that one day her mother’s murderer will return for her.

When Damien enters Aurora’s life, tempting her with promises of dark passion and forbidden lust, he threatens to tear her peaceful world apart with shadowy secrets of his own.

Can Aurora’s light heal Damien’s dark spirit or will his evil consume her? The eternal battle of good versus evil, love versus hate, dark versus light, all come to a shattering climax in this historical romance set in medieval England.

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Medieval Monday with Barbara Bettis!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the eighth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Barbara Bettis’s book, THE LADY OF THE FOREST. At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Excerpt:

Shock or belated courage brought the priest’s gaze up. “You threaten a man of God?”

Mortimer prowled toward him. “No one will stop me from getting what I’m due. I earned it. That bastard de Mohet thought he deserved this prize because he was a baron’s son. Swaggering dung cock, boasting and waving the damned thing in my face. Didn’t live to see it, did he? Wasn’t so worthy in the end, was he? Damn his arrogance. Died like any fool.”

“Sir Mortimer, surely you did not—”

But Mortimer had talked himself into a frenzy. At the priest’s words, he lunged, drove the tip of the sword into the man’s side, then jerked it free.

For what happens next, visit Bambi Lynn’s Blog next week!

Blurb:

He must pursue his enemy; she must protect her people. Can their love survive the duties that drive them apart?

When her elderly husband dies, Lady Katherine fakes her own death and disappears into the forest with others escaping the brutish new lord. Determined to protect her people, she knocks the wrong man senseless. But Lord Henry isn’t an enemy, he’s the brother of her childhood friend. Although his tender confidence tempts her, she’s bound by duty.

Henry of Chauvere has found the one lady he wants for his own, never mind she’s tied him hand and foot. When he learns the king has ordered her to wed Stonehill’s ruthless new master, he insists Kate seek haven with his sister. But she won’t desert her friends. Henry vows to solve her problem, provided he catches a traitor before the threat from Kate’s past catches her.

When a daring rescue compels Henry and Kate to join forces, their attraction grows into love. If only duty didn’t drive them apart.

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Website: http://barbarabettis.blogspot.com

Medieval Monday with Mary Morgan!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the seventh excerpt of this blog hop which is from Mary Morgan’s book, DRAGON KNIGHT’S SHIELD. At the end of the excerpt, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Website: http://www.marymorganauthor.com
Excerpt:

“If we die, we will take ye with us,” growled Duncan. “Dinnae think for a moment we will cower in fear. Your time of death draws near.”

Lightning split the sky and the ground rumbled, yet Lachlan swayed not. His magic sealed him from their powers. Again, Duncan taunted the man with a blast of thunder.

Was his brother mad? Lachlan held his life in his hands—the woman he loved. Again, the fire raged inside of Angus, pleading to escape. Clenching his fists together, he took a step forward.

Follow along next week by checking out Bambi Lynn’s blog with my excerpt #8 https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com/

BLURB:

Angus MacKay, leader of the Dragon Knights, failed his brothers and his clan upon the death of his sister. Now he must fight the darkness of despair tempting his soul. Back on Scottish soil, he comes face to face with Deirdre who can wield a sword as mightily as his warriors, and takes her captive. Yet, with each passing day, the fire dragon inside him roars to claim the one woman fate has destined for him.

Famed mystery writer, Deirdre Flanagan, is unprepared for the next chapter in her life. On a vacation to Scotland, she steps through the mists and enters into a skirmish alongside a Highlander. However, the fight has only begun, and now she must battle Angus as well as evil in order to claim the love of this Dragon Knight.

Will their love be powerful enough to shield them from danger, or burn them to ashes?

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Medieval Monday with Ashley York!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the sixth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Ashley York’s book, THE GENTLE KNIGHT. At the end of the post, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Website: https://www.ashleyyorkauthor.com/
Excerpt:

Her color deepened three shades but she said nothing. Peter took a deep, slow, deliberate breath. It was gain control or gut the man right here.

“Ivan.” He moved in close to the little man, a breath away from spitting in his ugly face. “If you ever touch Lady Brighit in my presence again, make no mistake, I will see every last bit of your blood spilled beneath your feet.”

Ivan released Brighit’s hand, took two steps away from her and appeared to be actually shrinking in size.

Blurb:

Brighit MacNaughton is an obedient daughter following her father’s death bed decree that she take her vows and become the virginal bride of Christ. The hired men seeing her to the Priory at Tanshelf are more interested in the building resentment against the English king than her safety. But when the handsome Norman knight offers his protection against the lecherous mercenaries, he sparks her passion with his gentle touch and smoldering looks of desire, reminding her of dreams best forgotten. Can one night with him quench the intense need in her or will it cause the fire to burn out of control?

Peter of Normandy is a trusted knight of King William, sent north to subdue the unrest and rumblings of revolt at York. Giving aid to an Irish princess more noble than many knights, he is quickly overcome with the need to possess her. With a body meant for a man’s pleasure and an unrelenting stubbornness to follow her father’s wishes, he struggles against giving her what she wants if it can only be for one night. Will one night of passion prove to be enough or will it unleash an insatiable need that makes him never want to let her go?

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Follow along for excerpt #7 at Bambi Lynn’s blog

https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com/

Medieval Monday with Elisabeth Hobbes!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the fifth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Elisabeth Hobbe’s book, The Saxon Outlaw’s Revenge. At the end of the post, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Website: http://www.elisabethhobbes.co.uk
Excerpt: 

To call him a boy was unjust. He was young and couldn’t yet be described as a full-grown man, but he was older than Constance by a year or two. He did not resemble his father at all. His tangled hair was reddish-blond and flopped across angular cheeks that were barely graced with a downy beard. Whereas Brunwulf was burly, Aelric had long limbs that he had not grown to fit completely.

As long as she had lived in Hamestan he had been there as Lord De Coudray’s ward, though everyone knew ward was another word for prisoner, lodged within the manor grounds as a guarantee of his father’s obedience. And now his father had broken that peace in the worst way possible and the boy would suffer.

What revenge will Robert take? Discover what happens next Monday on Bambi Lynn’s blog: https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com

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Medieval Monday with Jenna Jaxon!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the fourth excerpt of this blog hop which is from Jenna Jaxon’s book, Beleaguered. At the end of the post, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Website: https://jennajaxon.wordpress.com/

“You prefer that he live?” Geoffrey cocked his head.

“For the moment, aye. Release him.”

Geoffrey shrugged and removed his hand from Guy’s throat. The smaller man sank to the floor, where he lay gasping.

Etienne rushed to assist him and glared up at Geoffrey. “You will leave my house, Seigneur Longford, immédiatement! You are no longer welcome here.” De Courcy helped Guy to stand and the knight leaned on the desk, his breathing slowing as his color returned to normal.

Next week I’m at Bambi Lynn’s blog. https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com

Blurb:

When death holds sway in the world, can even the greatest love survive?

Finally in France, Alyse and Thomas’s passion for one another continues to smolder hot and deep—until one fateful encounter changes everything.

During a formal banquet, Alyse must share an intimate dance her first love. His searing touch proves Alyse’s desire for him is as strong as when they first met. Tormented by this revelation, Alyse is bitterly torn between the love of her life and her love for her husband.

Into this agonizing situation, the disaster of the Black Death rears its head. Alyse, Thomas and Geoffrey must try to save the princess from the ravening disease but at a dire cost to themselves. With her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both of the men she loves. But which love will survive?

Amazon Buy Link for Beleaguered: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LR5WDKC

Medieval Monday with Sherry Ewing

It’s time for another Medieval Monday! Our theme is “Villains”.

I’m excited to share the third excerpt of this blog hop which is from Sherry Ewing’s book, A KNIGHT TO CALL HER OWN. At the end of the post, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.

Website: https://sherryewing.wordpress.com/blog/

Excerpt: 

“Well? What are you waiting for? Return to camp!” Abruptly, he turned her around so she sat more securely atop his lap, and she let out a gasp of outrage at the intimacy of her situation with her captor. She dared not squirm, given her current position, for sitting side saddle had her at a disadvantage. At least with her facing on an angle, she did not have to look upon his wretched face if she so chose. Ignoring him would be easy.

They covered the ground quickly and surely much faster than when Lynet had fled on foot. When she saw their campsite, she became instantly aware she, in truth, had not gone as far as she had hoped. ’Twas not hard to miss that his men had been busy during her brief respite from her unwanted reality. Already they were breaking up camp and putting out the fire to continue their journey north.

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Follow along next week by checking out Bambi Lynn’s blog with excerpt #4 at https://bambilynnblog.wordpress.com/