a stolen horse, encircled by the shackled arms of Broderick Maxwell,
a Scottish spy escaping certain death in the Tower of London,
Lizbeth Ives rides to the north, hidden by the merciful darkness.
By stealth and by cunning, the daughter of the Lord High Executioner
has undone her father’s cruel work, compelled to save the
innocent man with her. There is no turning back—they are
bound as one in his iron chains. Consumed by mortal fear, driven
by passion, they disappear into the night…
single raven follows them. Is it an omen? Or only the first of
those who would capture them? They must ride on. If captured,
they will face death together. But if they reach Scotland, he
will claim her for his own…forever.
War of the Roses provides a fascinating backdrop for this well-crafted
romance. The appeal of Killion's characters comes from their honor,
intelligence and humanity.
Times, 4-star review
HE COULD GIVE
pulled her onto his lap, fingers tangled through her hair, drawing
her head back. She sucked in air and searched his face with an
intensity that burned his flesh.
Her eyes, beautiful, golden, trusting, would haunt him for the
rest of his days. “Lizbeth,” he whispered, and intended
to say more, but her fingers slipped between them to still his
She couldn’t know that her simple caress stole the last
of his resistance.
He lowered his head and pressed his lips to hers, knowing he would
never leave her behind.