"a hot and steamy historical"
Rhiannon MacKay , daughter to the Laird of Clan MacKay, has
betrothed to Lord Malgor, whom she has never met and is
older than her
father. While Lord Malgor is recovering from a hunting
Cawdor is sent to bring Rhiannon to her betrothed.
Adelstan are immediately drawn to each other, but Rhiannon
to Lord Malgor.
THE CONQUEST is an erotic, historical with steamy
scenes but little
medieval flavor. While the main historical facts appear
tiny details fall short on accuracy. For example, Rhiannon
this fact is mentioned, as if it is a common occurrence
during the rule
of William the Conqueror. Even though the historical
accuracy leaves a
little bit to be desired, the love story between Adelstan
is hot and steamy. Be warned this is an erotic story with
THE CONQUEST is recommended for readers looking for an
story, but sticklers for historical accuracy should steer
Reviewed by Marlene Breakfield
Posted November 8, 2008
Rhiannon McKay, daughter of the wealthy laird of Clan MacKay, always knew she would one day be married to someone of her father's choosing. However, when he offers her hand and dowry to the older Norman baron Lord Malgor in exchange for the Lord's services to the king, it is nothing like she had imagined. Now she must spend her life with a man who could never satisfy the needs of someone so ripe and willing.When handsome Adelstan Cawdor is hired to escort Rhiannon to her betrothed, one look at her and he is smitten. He despises having to deliver this beauty to a rival. What's more, Rhiannon doesn't want to go. She yearns to be rescued-and taken by a man like Adelstan, regardless of betraying a formidable foe like the baron. But when Rhiannon's life is threatened, Adelstan's prepared to do anything to win his lovely prize, and save her from the terrible consequences of another man's vengeance.