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#Medieval Monday | DAUGHTER OF THE KING by Ashley York

Welcome back to Medieval Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful summer. I'm eager to share new excerpts from talented medieval romance authors. Our theme for the next eight weeks is: Family. I hope you enjoy these snippets.

You can find my first excerpt on Ashley's blog here: Leave a comment on her blog for a chance to win a signed print copy of my book, DRAGON KNIGHT'S SHIELD. I'll announce the winner on December 31st.


What are ye on about?” Niall scoffed. “I’m seeing to my favorite niece’s last night of freedom. I do not take that lightly.”

Freedom. An unexpected chill traipsed across Brighit’s skin.

“A great adventure!” Lachlann beamed. “And my gift to ye, sweet sister, is that I promise to not tell a soul.”

“And mine,” Calum chimed in, his smile radiant.

Brighit snorted. “Well, aren’t my dear brothers the generous ones.”

Follow along and comment! I’ll be giving away a signed paperback copy from my blog January 1st! Next week I’ll be visiting Barbara Bettis blog.


A mistaken identity. A gruesome murder. The uniting of two powerful clans. Trained as a warrior… Brighit of Clonascra is the only daughter of the fearsome overking, Sean, but despises the trappings and demands of womanhood. She’s far more comfortable training for battle than preparing a meal. 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 follow in the path of his father, Tadhg, 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 especially 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.

When she stands accused of the murder, can they finally come to an agreement that will give them each what they truly desire?

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