Welcome to Medieval Monday and week eight of our ongoing theme of nature. My guest today is my friend and talented author, Bambi Lynn! She's sharing a snippet from her medieval romance, Mask of the Highlander. Love this cover! And the story is even better.
If you're following along with my snippets from To Weave A Highland Tapestry, hop on over to Bambi's blog here.
Snippet from Mask of the Highlander
Arduinna curled her lip at the name. Ankou was little more than Death’s henchman, an insignificant god with little power and even less personality. She still held her palm against Ioeannan’s cheek. He was warm and soothing to her touch. His power called to her, and she found herself unwilling to pull away. Nor could she stop staring at him. Demona did not exaggerate. He seemed to grow more beautiful as he lay there.
Once she was afraid to touch him. Now she’s afraid to let go.
Forced to marry to avoid war between clans, Kenna Cleary endured three days of her new husband's painful brutality, unaware of his demon heritage. Leaving her for dead, he rode off to battle the English. In the five years of his absence, she bore him a daughter, increased his holdings, and gained the love and respect of his people. Now he's home. Must she and the clan learn to endure his cruelty once more?
Can an ancient Celtic god find peace in the mortal world?
The Laird of Domhnul has returned from war a changed man—moreso than his wife can possibly know. Now the warrior faces a new battle, one for his wife's heart, and his peoples' trust. He must walk the knife's edge of deception and danger, all while learning to manage the supernatural power flaring inside him and discovering a heritage he never imagined.
But when his father embroils both them in a deadly plot, can the couple find a way to prevent war between their clans?
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