THE KNIGHT AND THE ROSE by ISOLDE MARTYN
He is her only means of escape...
Lady Johanna FitzHenry is trapped. Her arranged marriage
to Sir Fulk de Enderbya veteran of the wars against
Robert the Brucekeeps her tethered to this brutal
man, who sees her only as a means to her father's
fortune. But now a daring scheme offers her a slim, but
precious chance at freedom: a complete stranger who, for
his own desperate reasons, is willing to swear to the
court that she was wed to him first...
...But who is he?
Though the ploy goes according to plan, her mysterious
rescurer leaves many questions unanswered. He is a tall,
attractive man who goes by the name Gervase de Laval and
claims to be a poor scholar. But Johanna's attempt to
discover the true identity of her hired husband will sweep
her into the highest echelons of the English
courtand into a dangerous passion she has never know
Inspired by a medieval court case, The Knight and the Rose
interweaves fact and fiction into a rich and vibrant
tapestry of love, betrayal, and political intrigue.
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