Loyal to Prince Edward, Lionheart obeys the prince's command to capture Cragdon Castle. Before he can take the castle, he and his warriors are besieged by the Welsh, led by a slender knight dressed in white.

Lionheart takes the castle but the "White Knight" disappears. When he enters the stronghold he finds Vanora, a beautiful and headstrong woman. Lionheart wants to take possession of Vanora as he did the keep. But if he wants Vanora, he must marry her.

Lionheart agrees to marriage, and the passion grows strong even as he suspects Vanora is keeping secrets. Torn between loyalty and passion, both Vanora and Lionheart must overcome their personal demons, betrayals and misunderstandings.

LIONHEART is classic Connie Mason. Filled with passion and adventure and lots of verbal battles between lovers. The spitfire heroine and the man who doesn't know how to love find happiness, satiating readers and upholding the author's reputation for creating memorable stories and remarkable characters. SENSUAL (Nov., 400 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill Brager