"Exciting medieval romance"
In 1292 England, Fiona Byrne was once Giselle de Coeur THE
CRIMSON LADY, a woman who was a very popular courtesan, but
also a thief who stole from her wealthy patrons to give to
the poor. She still believes in economic redistribution,
but has retired from her previous life of crime. She earns
her way as a seamstress.
Though his fortune was stolen and his name ruined as he has
been declared an outlaw, Braedan de Cantor needs to rescue
his foster sister. Braeden's odious uncle sold the lass to
a debaucher. He seeks The Crimson Lady to help him save
Elizabeth's life. When she refuses, he blackmails her into
aiding him with the threat of revealing her identity. As
they work in close proximity to save a young lady's life,
they fall in love, but first must complete his quest that,
if successful, will provide her with redemption.
THE CRIMSON LADY is an exciting medieval romance starring a
strong capable female and a desperate male who needs her
help (for a change). Though why Fiona is embarrassed by
her past especially in the London slums seems out of
character for this confident person, she and Braedan make a
fine couple, which inside a loaded plot leads to a fine
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 17, 2003