Welcome to Medieval Monday and our theme of Bad Guys and Villains. Some can be sly with their evil ways and others will spew their wicked deeds everywhere. My guest today is my good friend and talented author, Ashley York. She's sharing a snippet from her medieval romance, Daughter of the Overking, Book Three in the Overking series.
And if you're following along with my snippets, hop on over to Ashley's blog HERE!
Darragh tensed beside Brighit, but she dared not say anything. No one spoke. Seigine finally dipped his head, a show of acquiescence. “Forgiveness please, Tadhg."
They clasped hands and the entire assembly seemed to heave a sigh of relief. Brighit was fairly certain she had never met this man and his warriors.
A mistaken identity. A gruesome murder.
Trained as a warrior...
Brighit of Clonascra despises the trappings and demands of womanhood and is far more comfortable training for battle. Long held alliances require she set aside selfish dreams and take Darragh as her husband. The union intended to promote peace between the clans is interrupted by the shocking murder of a neighboring king and she quickly discovers there are far worse things than being wed.
Trained to be king...
Darragh of Drogheda has no wish to be king, but he is an obedient son and supports his father's plans. His marriage to Brighit, however, will be no hardship at all since he finds her most intriguing when she fights him at every turn. A she-warrior indeed. Her persistent dismissal of him merely blows the fire aflame and sets him down the path to discovery of all her most tightly held secrets—secrets that could cost him his life.