Book Two: The Medieval Brides
The year is 1423.
It is time Sir Hugh Dryden (one of Wolfram Colston’s vassals) weds, and weds well. He sets out to do just that, but two years of brutal captivity have deadened his desire for any woman.
As he begins a rather dull courtship of a noble lady, the sight of a country girl in distress stirs a completely foreign tenderness in him.
Sian Tudor has no dowry, and no prospects beyond life in a nunnery – if her brother has his way. But Sir Hugh – a man destined to wed another – elicits forbidden longings in her…