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The legend of King Arthur finds new meaning in this powerful romantic novel. When Guinevere, Lady of Leonesse, finds herself desperate for protection for both herself and her people from an ex-Knight of the Round Table, she turns to King Arthur to save them all.
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Guinevere's decision to marry the king leads her into danger and intrigue as she begins the wildest journey of her life.

When Lancelot saves an unknown lady in the forest, both their hearts become engaged. Lancelot becomes a friend and trusted confidant to the King, and Guinevere becomes Arthur's wife. While fighting to keep their love at bay, war threatens to tear them apart forever.

The review of this Book prepared by Becky Lee

A variation of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, this story focuses more on Lancelot and Guinevere. The King names Lancelot his First Knight. Lancelot's loyalty to the king is tested by his love for the queen. Despite Lancelot's and Guinevere's betrayal, the three band together to battle the evil Malagant.
The review of this Book prepared by Laura J. Miller

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Marriage/Married    -   Yes Marriage subplot:    -   seduction of someone else's wife If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   warrior/knight Age/status:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics?    -   Bulging Muscles

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   50%    -   60% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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