England, 1456. The young and beautiful Rosamund finds herself at the mercy of the powerful knight Sir Ralph Aycliffe when her husband, Lord de Verney, is killed in battle. Aycliffe will stop at nothing to humiliate Rosamund and seize her property. He will not rest until he has enslaved her beyond hope of redemption. Only the young squire Geoffrey Lymington wiill risk everything to save the honour of the woman he has loved for just one night. Against the Wars of the Roses, the battle for Rosamund unfolds. Who will prevail in the struggle for her body? Vicious knaves and noble gentlemen come to blows in this tale of courtly and not-so chivalrous love.
Juliet Hastings is the author of A Waiting Game, Aria Appassionata, Deadly Affairs, Down Under, Dreaming Spires, Forbidden Crusade, The Hand Of Amun and White Rose Ensnared, all available from Black Lace.