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True Love Transcends Time in "Night of the Owl" by Judith Sterling

Welcome to Medieval Monday! We're on week nine of our nature theme, and I'm thrilled to have my dear friend Judith Sterling here with me today. She's sharing her wonderful time-travel medieval romance, Night of the Owl.

And if you're following along with my own snippets from To Weave A Highland Tapestry, hop on over to Judith's here.



Snippet from Night of the Owl

He plucked a blade of grass from the ground and rubbed it between his fingers. “I trust my mother told you what happened with the shipwreck…that my father saved her life.”

“She did.”

“Afterward, when he spoke of his ‘treasure beyond compare,’ he meant her.”

Ardyth’s brown eyes widened. “Lady Seacrest was the treasure?”

“She was. Others simply mistook his words.”

“That’s some mistake! And now it has brought danger to your door.”

“Indeed.” He smiled. “You do have a unique way of putting things.”

“Thank you…I think.”

Follow along next week on Kelley’s blog:


PhD student Ardyth Nightshade has renounced men and pursues her twentieth-century career with single-minded focus. When fate whisks her to medieval England, she meets her match in a man whose passions mirror her own. Can she sacrifice ambition for a love she never sought?

Hugh, Lord Seacrest confounds all who know him. He refuses to marry without a meeting of minds and hearts, and no lady has even approached his ideal…until Ardyth. But she's an odd one, with unique skills, shocking habits, and total conviction she needs no man. She also harbors secrets, and in the midst of rumors, plots, and murder, trust is fragile.

A woman outside of her time. A man ahead of his. They must take a leap of faith to forge a bond that will shape history.

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