Welcome to Medieval Monday and our ongoing "villain" theme. Today my guest is the talented Laurel O'Donnell! She's sharing a brief segment from her book, Angel's Assassin. Enjoy!
EXCERPT THREE ~
“You see?” Roke said, easily reading Damien’s expression. “Even then it was too late.”
“Then why did you send me?”
“A chance for retribution,” Roke whispered, spreading his hands over the instruments of torture on the table beside him, lovingly stroking their gleaming surfaces.
“She scorned you and you sent me as the final punishment for her,” Damien guessed.
“Oh no,” Roke said. “This was no punishment for her. You are thinking of this all wrong.” Roke leaned forward in his chair, whispering,
“This is for you. It has always been for you.”
“My punishment?” Damien frowned. “What does Aurora have to do with punishing me?”
Follow along next week by checking out Ashley York's blog with excerpt #4
Blurb for Angel's Assassin ~
Damien is an assassin, a man with no home and a tortured past. Sold into slavery as a young boy, he is trained to kill with cold calculation, without remorse. As a reward for his ruthless success, he is given a chance to earn his freedom from his cruel master. One last mission. One final person to slay… Lady Aurora of Acquitaine is the epitome of purity and goodness, beloved by all her people. She lives her life trying to atone for her mother’s cruelty by being a fair and just ruler. Secretly she fears that one day her mother’s murderer will return for her. When Damien enters Aurora’s life, tempting her with promises of dark passion and forbidden lust, he threatens to tear her peaceful world apart with shadowy secrets of his own. Can Aurora’s light heal Damien’s dark spirit or will his evil consume her? The eternal battle of good versus evil, love versus hate, dark versus light, all come to a shattering climax in this historical romance set in medieval England.
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