Award-winning author Kris Kennedy brings the treacherous world of thirteenth-century England to life in this scorching romantic adventure! A dashing con man Breaking and entering to reclaim her corrupt late father’s ledger comes surprisingly easily to Sophia Darnly. But is it mere coincidence... show more
Award-winning author Kris Kennedy brings the treacherous world of thirteenth-century England to life in this scorching romantic adventure! A dashing con man Breaking and entering to reclaim her corrupt late father’s ledger comes surprisingly easily to Sophia Darnly. But is it mere coincidence that her misdeed unexpectedly reunites her with Kier, the outlaw lover who abandoned her years ago? A lady skilled in trickery Time has not erased Sophia from Kier’s heart, nor tamed her fiery spirit. She boldly insinuates herself into his plans. But Kier is on a mission of revenge, and can’t allow even the woman he once loved to stop him. A game that could get them both killed The danger mounts as they lure the leader of a powerful consortium who needs the fabled Darnly ledger—and all its damning details about the wealthiest merchants of England— to execute his nefarious plan. Their rekindled passion burns hot, but when they discover they too are the targets of a deadly deception, the fate of their love, and of England itself, lies in the balance.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 31st 2012
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
For the life of me I can not understand why Kris Kennedy isn't more popular. I guess it could be due to the medieval genre not being popular right now, but boy howdy are people missing out. I love love her books,(The Irish Warrior my favorite and reviewed here) her writing style kind of reminds me...
To me this book did not have the problems of the first. It read much smoother to me and the romance made more sense to me throughout even when Kier was being a jerk. The story is full of intrigue and adventure for both of our characters. It's quite complex and the mystery of who, what, when and how ...
I considered this book to be too "intelligent" for me. This one was just too much work - and it never grabbed me and made me want to not put it down. One of the reasons may have been that there were 68 chapters in this book, plus an epilogue. I never had to say - Oh, just one more chapter. Each was ...