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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?
He slithered ever closer. The altar dug into her spine.
“What would you do if I said aye?”
Her mouth was dry as salted meat. She had to defend herself and thought fast. “I suppose I’d tell the man I’m to marry.”
His eyes narrowed to slits. “You’re to what?”
“You heard me.”
“I did, but I cannot believe it. Whom are you to wed?”
“The knight you mentioned. Sir Robert le Donjon.”
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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.
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