Historical and political details abound as Scott draws readers into a marriage-of-convenience and battle-of-wills romance. Not only do her characters leap off the pages, the historical events do too. This is more than entertainment and romance; this is historical romance as it was meant to be.
All is well, until Meg discovers her brother spying on Wat for Hotspur. Meg is caught between her love for her husband and her loyalty to her family. (Forever, Mar., 300 pp., $6.99)