ONE KNIGHT ONLY
With a tale of desire in disguise, treachery and a secret band of warriors, Latham crafts a thrilling adventure romance with the flavor of the era and a complex, intriguing plot.
A member of the League of the Blade, Anne Kendall volunteers to participate in a daring masquerade. She will travel throughout the country on a supposed husband hunt, when in reality she's after those involved in a plot to kill the king. The plan appears to be working, until she encounters Sir Philip Clifford, the dashing knight she shared more than kisses with. The memories of their one night of true passion are a complication Anne cannot afford, but she needs a bodyguard, and Philip fits the bill.
With the mission at stake and the king's life in the balance, Anne and Philip discover their blazing desire adds to the danger and thrill of the mission. As the peril mounts, Anne and Philip risk all for love and loyalty. (Avon, Dec., 384 pp., $5.99)