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Medieval Monday | A KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Laurel O'Donnell

Welcome to Medieval Monday! We're on week five with our them of "Celebrations." My guest today is the lovely Laurel O'Donnell! She's sharing a snippet from her wonderful medieval romance, A Knight Before Christmas. I love this cover!

And don't forget to hop on over to Laurel's blog here to check out mine, too.



Snippet from A Knight Before Christmas

Eve almost tripped and pulled back, holding her marred hand to her chest, cradling it.


“It is a disability. It prevents her from doing her duties. She can’t embroider.”

Eve felt her heart hammering in her chest. She felt despair settle around her. She knew her limitations, but to hear them spoken aloud on the lips of her betrothed made them seem… made her seem… incomplete.

“She can’t write.”

“Perhaps that is for the best,” the other man said.

“Every noble woman should be able to keep tallies of the crops,” Michael objected. “She can’t ride a horse.”

Eve pressed her good hand to her mouth as tears began to gather in her eyes.

Read more of A Knight Before Christmas next week at Bambi Lynn’s blog –


Backcover blurb for A Knight Before Christmas

Blamed by her father for her twin sister's death on Christmas Eve, Lady Eve Chandos agrees to marry a man she does not love to please him and appease his years of wrath. Betrayed by his brother at an early age, Sir Gabriel Bedford decides it is time to make amends and attends his brother's marriage, but he is unprepared for the beauty Lady Eve has grown into and the attraction that quickly sparks between them.

As Christmas approaches, can Eve and Gabriel find the happiness they seek, or will the secrets of their past doom them to remain apart forever?

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