Several of you have asked we bring back our DIKlassic reviews. Great idea! I am currently reading Hunter’s By Possession and it is SO. GOOD. (This review first ran in August of 2000.) I’m a bit astonished Blythe only gave it a B+–although I haven’t finished the novel yet and the pacing may, by its end, cause me to think the book isn’t quite a DIK. So, even though this wasn’t a DIK for Blythe, it, thus far, is for me. […]
Title: The Knight and the Rose
Author: Isolde Martyn
Setting: Medieval Romance (1320s England)
Readers who loved Isolde Martyn’s The Maiden and the Unicorn (Our DIK review is here.) have been waiting (patiently or not) for the stateside publication of her next book. Here it is, and it takes the reader for an exciting ride as it follows the story of a forced, falst marriage and how the two parties involved eventually make it a true union.
Lady Johanna Fitzhenry is looking to escape from her husband Fulk de Enderby, who beats her constantly and has not gotten the heir he demands. She manages a bit of freedom when she is summoned to her parents’ home at Conisthorpe, […]