Welcome back for another Medieval Monday snippet. Today I have Jenna Jaxon visiting with a peek at book two of her acclaimed Time Enough to Love medieval trilogy, Betrayal. I hope you've been following along because this is the guy that I absolutely love. Such integrity! I also hope you're following along with my snippets from Lachlann's Legacy because I'm over at her blog. Enjoy!
“And I will pray to God every day to let my regard for you ripen into the deeper feelings a wife should accord a husband. You honor me greatly with your unselfish offer of your hand and protection. I would honor you as well with my trust and devotion.”
“My lady.” He grasped her hands and raised them to his lips, bestowing soft, sensual kisses on each finger. “Today you have made me a happy man. I promise to make you a happy woman ere long.”
Last week’s snippet on Eliza Knight’s blog: https://eknightauthor.com/news/
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After a night of passion with her betrothed, Sir Geoffrey Longford, Lady Alyse de Courcy is eagerly looking forward to her wedding. But when Geoffrey is forced to marry another, a heartbroken and possibly pregnant Alyse finds herself in her own private hell. She must either gamble with her reputation or marry someone she does not love.
A reputed connoisseur of women, Thomas, Lord Braeton, has dallied with many ladies of King Edward’s court, although he has favored none. However, as Geoffrey’s best friend, Thomas has sworn to serve and protect Alyse, an oath now sorely tested when he agrees to marry her—in name only—to guard her reputation. Yet, as they grow closer, and Thomas discovers Alyse’s sweet but spirited nature, he comes to desire a marriage in truth.
Can he overcome her memory of Geoffrey, or is Thomas doomed to burn with passion for a woman he can never possess?