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week # 10
Happy Medieval Monday! Today I have the lovely Judith Sterling on my blog with a First Kiss snippet from her book, Return of the Raven.
You can find my snippet from The Highlander's Pirate Bride on her blog here: https://judithmarshallauthor.com/blog/
Don't forget to check out the other authors' snippets through the links on the Medieval Romance Lover's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1401384450126130
Now, let's take a look at the first kiss where True Love is Eternal!
True love transcends time . . ..
A beautiful and appropriate sentiment from Judith Sterling as she shares from her time-travel Medieval romance, Night of the Owl.
Don't forget to hop over to her blog today where you'll find a snippet from The Prince's Highland Bride:
Night of the Owl
PhD student Ardyth Nightshade has renounced men and pursues her twentieth-century career with single-minded focus. When fate whisks her to medieval England, she meets her match in a man whose passions mirror her own. Can she sacrifice ambition for a love she never sought?
Hugh, Lord Seacrest confounds all who know him. He refuses to marry without a meeting of minds and hearts, and no lady has even approached his ideal…until Ardyth. But she's an odd one, with unique skills, shocking habits, and total conviction she needs no man. She also harbors secrets, and in the midst of rumors, plots, and murder, trust is fragile.
A woman outside of her time. A man ahead of his. They must take a leap of faith to forge a bond
that will shape history.
Join me in welcoming Judith Sterling on my blog today with an excerpt from her book, Night of the Owl.
You'll find my excerpt from The Highlander's Crusader Bride on her blog here: https://judithmarshallauthor.com/blog/
Beside Constance, Robert grinned. “What else is a younger son to do? Other than work toward knighthood, as William and I did.”
A long-buried ache resurfaced and tugged at Hugh’s heart. He dismissed it and looked to their mother.
She nodded. “Thankfully, knighthood suits you both, though it has given my nerves a beating on several occasions.”
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Follow along next week on Barbara Bettis’s blog: http://www.barbarabettis.com/index.php/blog/
Judith Sterling joins me today with an excerpt from her Medieval Romance, Shadow of the Swan.
You'll find my excerpt from The Highlander's Welsh Bride on Judith's blog here: https://judithmarshallauthor.com/blog/
A nunnery is no safe haven for Lady Constance de Bret. Will she escape her enemy? Will marriage bring her peace?
Please welcome Judith Sterling who has a passion for history and the paranormal. Her favorite themes include true love, healing, destiny, redemption, and finding the healing magic that exists all around us.
You can find my excerpt from The Highlander's Welsh Bride on her blog: https://judithmarshallauthor.com/blog/
Today she shares an excerpt from her book, Shadows of the Swan
Shadows of the Swan
Lady Constance de Bret was determined to be a nun, until shadows from the past eclipsed her present. Marriage is the safest option, but she insists on a spiritual union, in which physical intimacy is forbidden. Not so easy with a bridegroom who wields unparalleled charm! But a long-buried secret could taint his affection and cloak her in shadow forever.
Back from the Crusades, Sir Robert le Donjon craves a home of his own and children to inherit it. From the moment he meets Constance, he feels a mysterious bond between them. When she’s threatened, he vows to protect her and agrees to the spiritual marriage, with the hope of one day persuading her to enjoy a “real” one. She captivates him but opens old wounds and challenges everything he thought he believed.
Two souls in need of healing. Two hearts destined to beat as one.
“I cannot thank you enough for sending Archdeacon Dominy on his way.” Her obvious relief threaded through her soft voice.
He gave her a single, slow nod. “Why did you hide from him?”
She averted her eyes and fiddled with her veil. “Out of necessity.”
“Necessity? But what—”
“My reasons are my own.” Her gaze claimed his.
“Very well. I didn’t mean to pry.”
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