The Unwilling Bride
After suffering for years under the care of “Wicked William,” the Lord of Tregellas, Lady Constance expects little better of his estranged son, Merrick, to whom she had been betrothed as young girl. Expecting the obnoxious boy who had often teased and taunted her to have turned into an obnoxious knight, Constance plots to do everything in her power to force Merrick to break their betrothal. However, her plans go awry the moment Merrick returns. The handsome and brooding man couldn’t possibly be the same spoiled little boy who left Tregellas years before to foster at another estate.
Castle intrigue ensues with a cast of likable supporting characters who will no doubt appear in sequels. The hero struggles with a dark secret from his past while trying to build a relationship of mutual respect with his new bride and convince the villagers of Tregellas that he is one son who has not inherited the sins of his father. This enjoyable new romance, set in Oxfordshire in 1228, sparkles with wit, passion, and surprises.