I'm delighted to share this beautiful Medieval holiday collection by these talented authors! Curl up this holiday season with these wonderful stories.
Back cover from ONE WINTER KNIGHT
Hear ye, hear ye! Looking for medieval romance? Tales of knights and their ladies abound in ONE WINTER KNIGHT, a wonderful collection of medieval holiday novellas for your reading pleasure! You’ll be held spellbound by this boxed set of captivating stories from some of today’s top medieval authors, as well as some rising stars in this up-and-coming genre. Lindsay Townsend, Deborah Macgillivray, Cynthia Breeding, Keena Kincaid, Cheryl Pierson, Beverly Wells, Patti Sherry-Crews, and Linda Carroll-Bradd have woven eight excellent Yuletide tales of love lost and found that are sure to keep you reading far into the night. Laced with holiday traditions and the excitement of a bold, dangerous era, Prairie Rose Publications is proud to offer yet another wonderful boxed set of medieval Christmas tales for your reading pleasure. This collection of novellas makes a wonderful holiday gift for hours of entertaining reading—for others, or for yourself! These stories are certain to keep you enthralled as you read on to find out how these knights and ladies find their very own “happily-ever-after” endings ONE WINTER KNIGHT…
BLURBS FOR ONE WINTER KNIGHT
LINDSAY TOWNSEND—SIR THOMAS AND THE SNOW TROLL
Sir Thomas no longer knows who he is, or even who his natural father might be. Adrift, Thomas sets out on a winter journey to discover more, finding adventure and passion on the way that he never expected. Fiery Ruth, a young woman who has escaped a terrible servitude to live alone in the northern forest, is proud of her independence from all others...but can Thomas protect her from the dreaded and terrible Snow Troll?
DEBORAH MACGILLIVRAY—ARROW TO THE HEART
Fletcher St. Giles has always felt alone. But being a bastard rarely troubles his mind…until Lady Geljon Seacrest comes to the mighty fortress of Coinnleir Wood. Though Geljon is betrothed to another, she vexes him at every turn, following him like a shadow. With little to offer a woman of her station, Fletcher keeps his distance. Only, denied love becomes an arrow to the heart. In the season of Yuletide, all things are possible…and even wishes of the heart can be granted.
PATTI SHERRY-CREWS—TO PLAY WITH CATS
Caterina Glanville is sent to live in the household of the earl in order to make a match. Life at the castle is not easy—and is complicated by the arrival of a handsome knight just before Christmas. Sir Hugh De Lacy is determined to make his own fortune. Rebuffed by a lady who can give him both wealth and title, he gets her attention by courting Cat. But Cat is a match that speaks to his heart. Will he choose wealth over love? And when Cat finds she's been used, can she forgive Hugh?
CYNTHIA BREEDING—CAPTURE HER HEART
When Kaitlin Coltan is abducted, she assumes Adair MacDouglas is after a ransom. Instead, her captor tells her he wants something far more important—revenge. Kaitlin’s brother has taken Adair’s sister’s virginity—and returning Kate to her family ruined is the only just reward he can think of. But Adair is increasingly attracted to her and less willing to seek revenge, after all. Now, he must explain that to Kaitlin’s father and brother when they catch up to him—with a sword at his throat.
LINDA CARROLL-BRADD—A PROMISE KEPT
Thordia Ulfsdottir can’t wait for her brother to request payment for the sword he crafted—the money is needed for food. She demands an audience with the earl, but is thwarted by a knight. Rory MacGuignard flirts, thinking she’s come to provide entertainment. Realizing his mistake, Rory arranges a temporary job for this poor, but proud, woman. Time spent in his company softens Thordia’s heart, but political upheaval and family loyalty rip them apart. Can Thordia find a way back to Rory’s side?
BEVERLY WELLS—THE CHALICE
A brave, valiant knight Royce Hayden be—and with a new earldom, he has wealth—but not the woman he loves to share it with. Beautiful fletcher Ahna Murray has loved him from afar, but now she must turn on him to aid her mother. After two long years, they find themselves once again faced with desire, strong and true—and even more barriers between them. Can they trust their hearts? Might the quest for the Chalice finally bring these two lonely, longing lovers together?
CHERYL PIERSON—MY FOREVER LOVE
Her mother’s plans for an arranged marriage send Noelle Breasal running into the woods to fend for herself at a nearby cabin. When a wounded soldier shows up in a snowstorm, she has no choice but to care for him—even when she realizes he may be the man she’s avoiding. Logan O’Malley swears to defend her from an evil rival for her hand, Dalon McTierney, when he finds them at the cottage. An unavoidable fight to the death may see Noelle losing her forever love before she has a chance to claim him!
KEENA KINCAID—BEYOND ALL ELSE
Alais of Roundtree hides amidst the chaos of civil war, stealing her daily bread and barely keeping ahead of pursuers. Grym, Earl of Warfield, finds the captured female thief an amusing break from the hunt for his brother’s murderer—until he realizes she has information he needs. Honor dictates his actions, but his interest in the thief takes a personal turn just as his brother’s killer targets him. Will he listen to Alais’s warnings, or will he hold to honor and lose everything?
About the Authors
Deborah Macgillivray has penned six award-winning novels and eighteen novellas and stories, which are translated worldwide in Russian, Japanese, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese, for Montlake Romance/Amazon Publishing, Kensington Books, Dorchester Publishing/Lovespell, and now Prairie Rose Publications. She writes Scottish Medieval Romances, Dragons of Challon™ series, and Paranormal Contemporary Romances, Sisters of Colford Hall™ series, and has her own anthology of cat romances, Cat O’ Nine Tales. Her novel, Riding the Thunder, picked up the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence for Best Long Contemporary Romance of 2008. She currently lives in Kentucky with her husband and her beloved cats. Look for a new Dragons of Challon™ novel, Redemption, along with the re-release of A Restless Knight and Ravenhawke coming soon from Prairie Rose Publications.
Twitter - https://twitter.com/Scotladywriter
Website - http://deborahmacgillivray.co.uk
Lindsay Townsend is fascinated by ancient world and medieval history and writes historical romance covering these periods. She also enjoys thrillers and writes both historical and contemporary romantic suspense and mystery. When not writing, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband, gardening, reading and taking long, languid baths – possibly with chocolate.
Lindsay’s blog is here: http://www.lindsaytownsend.co.uk/
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Patti Sherry-Crews lives in Evanston IL with her husband, two children, one good cat, and one bad dog. She studied anthropology at Grinnell College and archaeology in Wales for a year. After college, she owned an Irish and British import store for fifteen years.
Her favorite toy when she was little was a bag of horses and cowboys—turns out she still likes to play with them on her laptop. In addition to having cowboys, outlaws, and the women who love them roaming around her head, she gets a visit once in a while from a knight in shining armor.
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An avid reader of anything medieval, Cynthia Breeding taught the Arthurian legends in high school for fifteen years and owns more than three hundred books on the subject. Visiting English and Scottish castles is a passion.
Cynthia lives on the bay in Corpus Christi, Texas, with a not-at-all-spoiled Bichon who happens to have her mistress very well-trained.
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As a young girl, Linda was often found lying on her bed reading about fascinating characters having exciting adventures in places far away and in other time periods. In later years, she read and then started writing romances, and achieved her first publication—a story for a confession magazine. Married with four adult children and two granddaughters, Linda now writes heartwarming contemporary and historical stories with a touch of humor and a bit of sass from her home in the southern California mountains.
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For years, Bev devoted herself to family and nursing. Once she discovered romance novels, she was hooked. Now the award winning author writes humorous, sensuous (sweet to spicy) historical romance. Living in the Finger Lakes Region of NYS with her husband and rescued dog, Jamie, she enjoys volunteering at the shelter, anything Nascar, flower gardening, swimming, boating, and cooking for friends and family. She adores her two granddaughters and of course chocolate.
For more info visit her author page on PRP or Amazon, her website, blog, FB as Bev Lewis or Beverly Wells, or gmail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cheryl is a native Oklahoman with eight novels to her credit as well as numerous short stories and novellas. Founding Prairie Rose Publications with Livia Reasoner is a dream-come-true for her—there’s something new every day. Helping other authors is at the top of her list, and she enjoys every minute of it. Cheryl has two grown children and lives with her husband and her rescue dog, Embry, in Oklahoma City.
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Amazon link: www.amazon.com/author/cherylpierson
A writer who does her best work before she’s truly awake, Keena Kincaid stumbles through the first hours of her day after being awakened at zero-dark-thirty by a West Highland Terrier demanding breakfast. By the time the coffee kicks in, she’s written a scene or two and might manage a smile. A storyteller by calling and an historian by training, Keena writes medieval romances where treachery, magic, and love collide.
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