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AUTUMN'S FLAME
by Denise Domning

Genre: Historical Romance
Setting: 12th-century England

1996 MEDIEVAL HISTORICAL ROMANCE Nominee

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AUTUMN FLAME is the exciting conclusion to Denise Domning's medieval quartet.

After her husband and step-son are killed, Elyssa of Freye will do anything and everything in her power to protect her remaining son when he becomes the sheriff's ward. When he is sent away to be fostered, Elyssa believes this will lead to his death, and vows revenge.

But as her battle of wills with the sheriff escalates and she uncovers a frightening secret, Elyssa is forced to see that his desperation equals her own.

Widower Geoffrey FitzHenry does not know what to do with the fiery widow who fights him at every turn. Her beauty and the love she lavishes on his motherless daughter wear away at his resolve until he falls under her spell.

Joined to protect their children and her home, Elyssa and Geoffrey will find a love like no other as they fight a ruthless enemy who would tear their world apart.

AUTUMN FLAME is a unique story that walks the fine line between a lavish historical novel and a sensational historical romance. SWEET (Nov., 384 pp., $4.99)

Reviewed By: Kathe Robin

Publisher: Topaz

Published: November 1995

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