"Entertaining, enthralling romantic fantasy"
Before her coronation as Queen Pheresa, the queen of
Mandria, kills the husband who betrayed her and arrested
her father for aligning with her spouse for the power and
treasure he would gain from such an alliance. However, her
enemies still remain for Theloi the Cardinal and head of
the true church wants to control Pheresa and have the
church as the most powerful force in Mandria where Magic
She is forced to banish her protector Sir Talmor before
she is crowned queen because Theloi knows, even if he
can't prove it, that Talmor has magic flowing through his
veins. Talmor accepts the wishes of the church because of
his love for his queen. During the ceremony, a red mist
appears and Pheresa vanishes, taken hostage by the
Sebeins, a heretical cult that practice magic and is
hunted by the church. Talmor rescues her but witnesses saw
him use fire magic so that the queen is forced to exile
her beloved to his estate. While she copes with more
attacks by the Sebeins, the machinations of Theloi and the
rumbles of war from barbarians Talmor waits for Pheresa to
call him back from exile.
The heroine has grown to be a strong and independent woman
worthy to wear the crown and rule the realm by herself.
She knows who her enemies are and tries all in the power
to keep the kingdom safe from attack from within and
without. Although everyone says she can't marry Talmor,
she believes that one day she will be his wife for there
is nobody else she trusts more. THE QUEEN'S KNIGHT is an
entertaining, enthralling romantic fantasy page turner.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted November 28, 2004
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 26, 2007