Madeline Hunter's Medievals

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Stealing Heaven

Ah, there's nothing like a good conflict. I knew I had come upon a satisfying one when I read these lines in the second chapter: "Hell." He barely breathed the word. He had been commanded to marry Genith, a sweet, innocent virgin. But he had almost made love last night to her older sister, Nes ...

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Lord of a Thousand Nights

Fans of Hunter's previous novels know that Morvan Fitzwaryn has vowed to reclaim his ancestral home of Harclow. As Lord of a Thousand Nights opens, Sir Morvan, hero of The Protector, is laying siege to Harclow as well as to nearby Black Lyne Keep. Lady Reyna Graham of Black Lyne has a ...

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The Protector

The Protector begins during a chaotic time in Brittany, when the country was trying to maintain its independence in the midst of a civil war. Two factions warred for control. One faction was led by Jean Comte de Montfort, half brother of the Duke who controlled the country. The other contender was J ...

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By Design

In By Design, the sequel to By Possession, Madeline Hunter tells the story of the freemason, Rhys and an indentured servant, Joan. Their story is set amidst the turmoil of Medieval England's political wars, where the sides can change quickly. Rhys and Joan are quickly caught in webs spun by others. ...

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By Design

"Richness" is the word that comes to mind when I think of By Design. This is what happens when an author comes along and takes something familiar - the medieval setting - and brings it to the next level. A proud young woman stands selling her crafted pottery and statues, her poise setting her ...

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By Possession

I know an author is really talented when she makes me enjoy a book with a premise that I basically dislike. By Possession is a medieval romance about a knight and a woman who was born a serf, bound to his lands. Though her status as a serf is in question, she spends much of the book as his bondwoman ...

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By Arrangement

Lady Christiana Fitzwaryn is offended to discover that her guardian, King Edward III, has betrothed her to a merchant. If she knew the whole story behind that betrothal she'd be a lot more than just offended, I promise you. By Arrangement by Madeline Hunter is a rather dark, deeply romantic tale of ...