Welcome to Medieval Monday and week two of our theme of "Author's Choice." I'm delighted to have a new medieval author join our group. Please make welcome Jenni Fletcher! She's sharing a snippet from her book, Besieged and Betrothed! What a beautiful cover!
And don't forget to check in on her blog to read part two of my snippet. Can you guess my theme? Leave a comment for here: www.jennifletcher.com to be entered to win a signed print copy of A Highland Moon Enchantment at the end of the fourteen weeks.
Excerpt from Besieged and Betrothed:
‘You know, if you’re going to hang me over the edge then you might need some help.’ He broke the silence at last.
She said the words in a flat, defeated-sounding voice, standing in the exact same spot where he’d first seen her the day before, though this time she looked desolate, her shoulders slumped so low that he was half-tempted to countermand his orders after all. Glancing down at his feet, he realised he was standing in the same space where her archer had been, as if he were the one protecting her now.
Ruthless warrior Lothar the Frank has laid siege to Castle Haword, but there’s a fiery redhead in his way—and she’s not backing down!
More tomboy than trembling maiden, Lady Juliana Danville would rather die than lose the castle. When she’s caught on opposite sides of a war, a marriage bargain is brokered to bring peace. But is blissful married life possible when Juliana has a dangerous secret hidden within the castle walls?