The Devil's Lady

By Deborah Simmons

Bid by way of King Edward to marry one among his knights, Aisley de Laci hopes to

avoid the altar by way of making a choice on Baron Montmorency. 'Tis a union she is

certain none will suggest, in particular the baron, who's rumored to

practice the darkish arts from his remoted keep.

Renowned in conflict, the pink Knight has secluded himself at Dunmurrow for

reasons of his personal. And he doesn't need a spouse, irrespective of how wealthy

and attractive she will be. yet even he can't defy the king's order,

and what involves him, he takes—and holds.

Although Aisley refuses to think the stories that make Montmorency more

myth than mortal, she starts off to wonder if he does possess

mysterious powers. How else to give an explanation for her personal turning out to be emotions for her

husband, a guy so shrouded in shadow she hasn't ever visible his face?

Was she less than a spell or really the Devil’s Lady?

A full-length novel initially released by way of Harlequin Books.

"a good and sensual medieval edition of 1 of the good love tales, entire with a few stable plot twists." - The historic Romance Critic

"Deborah Simmons promises the reader a page-turner." - Romantic Times

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Baron Montmorency," Nicholas acknowledged once they met. "My apologies for a hasty departure, yet i will not permit Hexham to flee. " "Of path not," Piers stated. "I gets a few males and are available with you. " He neglected the contact of Aisley's hands on his arm, as though to stick him. "That isn't really necessary," Nicholas acknowledged. "You have performed good enough for me, and allow me guarantee you that Aisley will obtain a beneficiant marriage component. " Piers lifted a hand as though to push aside his phrases, however the more youthful man's face grew even tougher.

Aisley advised herself that she had by no means sought after or wanted someone in her lifestyles. Why then did she suppose so attracted to her husband, a mysterious darkish determine who wouldn't even convey himself? She felt like a boy's tilting doll upon a stick, thrust this manner and that by means of her husband's moods, powerless to regulate her destiny. It was once a demanding photo. Aisley resented it, resented his consistent intrusion on her recommendations, and all of sudden she wanted for not anything greater than to be detached to him, as she had continually been to all different males.

They have been all jam-packed with wine and ale and nutrients and longing for a prize. One might imagine the holy day was once already upon them, the way in which the lads feasted right here at Edward's court docket. Frowning in disgust, Aisley observed the procedure of her servant and became away, unwilling to have Edith see her as she frequently used to be now not: powerless. however the lady have been with Aisley considering that delivery and will inform her temper. "What is it, my girl? " she requested softly. Aisley laughed bitterly. "What is it? " she echoed, her in general lyrical voice harsh with anger.

Even though all have been asleep, guards remained wide awake, one scouting the fringe of the camp and one within sight, observing her. It used to be constantly an identical, and take a look at as she may, she may shape no plan to elude them…Aisley felt exhaustion crush her, and the heavy fog of sleep drew a cloak over her busy suggestions. She dozed with a dead ringer for the defend in her brain, merely to waken on the contact of a hand on her arm. Alert immediately, she opened her eyes to discover the exact same protect bending over her. "Come," he whispered approximately.

Montmorency became and bellowed his solution. He felt a surge of possessiveness for his dainty spouse and a hurry of anger at Cecil's interference. even though he knew the guy spoke cause, he didn't care to listen to it. "She is mine," he hissed. "And similar to the other spouse, she is going to dwell along with her husband. don't overstep your bounds, my pal. " "Yes, my lord," Cecil acknowledged meekly, yet his loud sigh advised Montmorency he was once no longer in accord. "You will inform her then? " "No, i cannot inform her! " the crimson Knight barked.

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