Books by Kris Kennedy

B+
King's Warrior*

I’m a big fan of medieval romances and have enjoyed all of Kris Kennedy’s full-length stories. She has a great grasp of the medieval psyche and behaviors, and she backs it up with meticulous research. Her stories are fast-paced and peopled with alpha heroes in tender romances; and while there is ...

B+
Claiming Her

Lady Katarina has been holding the Irish stronghold Rardove for Queen Elizabeth. (The Virgin Queen is a slyly drawn character in this book!) The year is 1589 and Elizabeth has decided to give the barony to an English lord. This does not go over well with Aodh Mac Con who believes he is the rightfu ...

B-
Deception

When I think of a Medieval romance, I think of Knights and Damsels in distress. Usually, there is a bit of chivalry and a dragon – real or metaphorical – to slay. In that sense, Deception really didn’t seem to be a typical Medieval romance to me as it had none of those things in it. ...

A-
Defiant

Don't you love finding a new author to glom? I haven't read Kris Kennedy's first two books, but now that I've read her latest, I'm definitely going to shop for her backlist. I stopped seeking out Medieval romances a while back because the plots all seemed so hackneyed. Not so with Ms Kennedy's medie ...

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The Irish Warrior

So far I’ve been impressed with Kris Kennedy’s historical romances: I enjoyed The Conqueror and I completely fell for The Irish Warrior. The latter is a rich, meaty, action/adventure historical with a non-jerk alpha male and a gritty, smart heroine – almost an old-school romance with nary a r ...

B+
The Conqueror

It's funny. Recently I found myself wondering where all the good Medievals had gone. I find the occasional winner at Harlequin, but it's been ages since I've read a good, meaty Medieval historical. And then, as soon as I wished it, one landed in my review pile. If you've been looking for a strong Me ...