Mary Gillgannon Joins Medieval Monday with Lady of Steel

I’m thrilled to welcome a new
author to the summer session of Medieval Monday. Fellow Rose and talented
author, Mary Gillgannon, is sharing excerpts from her exciting book, Lady of Steel.

I’m so glad you’re
joining us, Mary.  This was such a good
(To see
what my villain, Sir Paxton, is up to with Prince John, check out my excerpt on
Mary’s blog:
. And leave a comment for the final drawing for a free book in a few week. )
And now—here’s Mary’s
One rapturous hour sparks
unforgettable passion between Lady Nicola and Fawkes de Cressy. The memory of
their time together enables Fawkes to survive the perils of the Crusades and
gives Nicola the hope and strength to endure a brutal marriage. But when Fawkes
returns three years later, he finds Nicola enmeshed in a dark web of castle
intrigue. Fawkes has also been altered by the hardships and cruelties of war,
and Nicola fears to trust him with her secrets or her heart. 
Surrounded by enemies, the
battle-hardened knight and the aloof, wary woman must rebuild the bond between
them. Only if they dare let the soul-stirring magic their bodies share grow
into love can they escape the sinister plot that threatens to destroy them
The knight leading the force
wore a green surcote emblazoned with a gold lion rampant. The familiar device
aroused Fawkes’s fury and hatred. This was his enemy. The man had who tried to
kill him. The man who had humiliated and abused Nicola. Mixed with the fury was
a grim satisfaction. How shocked Mortimer would be when he discovered King
Richard had given Mordeaux Castle to Fawkes.
“What should we do?” Reynard
sounded panicky. “Do we charge? Or wait for them to come to us
See what happens next week on
Ashley York’s blog:
And to catch the beginning
again, consult Mary’s blog:

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