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A Kiss to Die For
Anne Ross meets every train that comes to Abilene, watching, waiting. So she is there when Jack Scullard comes to town, shoving his latest bounty prison before him. And when it slowly becomes knowledge there is a serial killer following the old cattle trail, killing young beautiful women as he goes, suspicions falls on Jack. Or is it Bill doing the killing, the sly land dealer who courts Anne when he comes to town? Anne hopes to use Jack to scare Bill...
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. 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 ...
The Marriage Bed
Leisure, Nov 2001, 5.99, 393 pp. ISBN: 0843949333 In 1155, when Lady Isabel Dornei's father dies she travels to the nearby abbey knowing she will be physically safe until her betrothed arrives for her. The heiress is not quite as sure of the haven when it comes to her heart because her beloved Richard, brother to her fiancé, seeks ablution while studying to be a monk at the abbey. Word soon arrives that her betrothed died so the honorable R...
Leisure, Dec 2003, 6.99, 384 pp. ISBN: 0843952202 In 1158 England, Lord Gautier asks his daughter Elsbeth, who he has not seen in years, if she really wants to become a nun. However, Gautier denies her wish to never marry because a contract exists that allies him with a powerful family. Elsbeth knows her duty, but begs release anyway. Her father forces the marriage between Elsbeth and Lord Hugh of Jerusalem, who overheard the debate. Her pl...
The Willing Wife
Leisure, Oct 2002, 5.99, 371 pp. ISBN: 0843951117 In 1155 England, King Henry II provides a gift of land accompanied by a wife to Rowland the Dark of Aquitaine though the recipient wants neither an estate nor a spouse. The bride, Nicolaa of Cheneteberie accepts her fate as she has been widowed four times before and realizes that she might as well cooperate because she has no rights or even a nay say to these arranged marriages. Though he pref...
Melania is a Roman woman at the time of Roman withdrawal from England, who detests the loathsome Saxon Wulfred. She calls him Oaf, he calls her snake and they utterly HATE each other. But he finds breaking her spirit an impossible task. She is constantly provoking him with diatribes against him and all things Saxon, she scratches, kick and bites anytime he gets near, deliberately trying to provoke his temper into murdering her. She continually tries ...
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