With this fast-paced, sexually charged novel, Wine proves why she’s a mistress of medieval romance. Her warrior hero is a reader’s best fantasy, and neither he nor Wine disappoints.
Three years ago Bridget Newbury was betrothed to Curan Ramsden. After the betrothal he left with King Henry. He returns to find his bride packing to go to London at her father’s behest to marry the king’s chancellor.
Curan takes her to his home, where he plans on making her his true wife. Bridget resists until she remembers the lessons her mother arranged for her with a courtesan. She plans to escape, but Curan follows her. Their attraction is fierce but others are out to tear them apart. Then they are called to London to clear up a mess and hopefully, find happiness. (BRAVA, Jan., 304 pp., $14.00)