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Leisure, Sep 2004, 6.99, 374 pp.
ISBN: 0843952210

In the twelfth century, fourteen years old Juliane of Stanora marries a man selected by her father. However, before she is bedded her spouse dies. Juliane earns an unfair name as Lady Frost.
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A few years later, womanizing Ulrich of Caen arrives at Stanora with plans to enhance his reputation by defrosting Juliane “le Gel”. However, she considers him a handsome loser, the “Lord of Nothing” as he has no property or anything else. When Juliane's dad becomes ill, he worries about whom will protect his beloved daughter so noticing the attraction between his guest and his child beyond the face of their war, he arranges a marriage between his daughter and Ulrich. However, on the way to the ceremony, Juliane is abducted leaving Ulrich to risk his life to save the woman he loves.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   poor loving rich Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by/chasing kidnapper/killer

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death What % of story is romance related?    -   80% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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