Welcome to another Medieval Monday. I’d like to welcome my guest, Jenni Fletcher, who is joining us on the Medieval Hop for the first time! We hope you enjoy this snippet from her novel, Besieged and Betrothed. Be sure to show Jenni some love by leaving her a comment and happy reading!
‘That’s all I wanted for him, too.’ Tears welled in her eyes suddenly, bright and glistening like diamond drops. ‘But I failed him. I should never have let him go.’
‘How could you have stopped him?’
‘I don’t know. I just should have.’
‘He was an experienced soldier, Lady Juliana, a good one, too. He must have thought there was a chance of victory for him to engage Stephen in the first place.’
‘There was, but not the way that it happened. I should have realised…’ She bit her lip abruptly.
Ruthless warrior Lothar the Frank has laid siege to Castle Haword, but there’s a fiery redhead in his way—and she’s not backing down!
More tomboy than trembling maiden, Lady Juliana Danville would rather die than lose the castle. When she’s caught on opposite sides of a war, a marriage bargain is brokered to bring peace. But is blissful married life possible when Juliana has a dangerous secret hidden within the castle walls?