- Rose at Twilight, The
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- FROM THE ASHES OF DEFEAT
Lady Alys Wolveston was left without protection in an English countryside reeling from the penultimate battle of the bloody Wars of the Roses. When Sir Nicholas Merios appeared to take her to the court of the conquering king, the proud beauty bristled at the arrogant control of the triumphant Welsh warrior. But she became intrigued by glimpses of another side to her stern protector, sudden warmth lighting flint-gray eyes, the flicker of a smile crossing battle-hardened features. Yet Alys fiercely denied her growing attraction to her rescuer, defying Nicholas by plotting with his enemies.
TO THE FIRES OF DESIRE
When the new king gave her in marriage to Nicholas, Alys assumed that the bridegroom saw her as a booty of war --- until she experienced the thrill of his caress, the comfort of his strength. As the newlyweds' fascination with each other grew, sinister political intrigues cast a shadow over the sweetness of newfound intimacy. Now Alys must choose between love and loyalty as the dictates of duty clash with her heart's desire . . .