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In anticipation of my upcoming release, Lachlann's Legacy, I'm sharing an excerpt from book two of the Norman Conquest series, The Gentle Knight. This is where readers first meet Lachlann. Enjoy!
“What is wrong?" Bright asked. “You seem very upset. Were you hurt by the arrows?”
“What? Certainly not.” He took her hands lightly in his, rubbing his thumb across the soft flesh of her palms. They were warm and he had the urge to place one against his cheek. He dropped her hand and took a step back. “I wanted to be sure you were not overwrought by having to ride with Lachlann.”
“Why—oh, because of the earlier situation? That was all Ivan. They all flirted with me—mercilessly—but Lachlann was nothing but sweet.”
A medieval soldier returns home to find his lover died in childbirth just as his own mother had. Believing he is cursed, Peter of Normandy turns from love. When he must give escort to an Irish princess more noble
than many knights, he struggles with his decision to live a solitary life. Can he take the chance that his love won’t be a death sentence and possibly make them stronger?
Padraig MacNaughton’s death-bed decree rips his daughter, Brighit, from the shelter of her protective clan in Ireland. Forced to take vows at a Priory in England, she finds herself in the hands of lecherous mercenaries with their own agendas. Dare she trust the Norman knight to see her safely to her new life as a nun? Even when she finds in him the fulfillment of all she’s ever wanted?
Or will honor and duty eclipse their one chance for happiness?