Giovanni Pietro d’Angelos selected his oldest daughter’s husband, and the marriage proved to be a disaster. He offers to give his next oldest daughter, Francesca, more latitude in choosing a husband than her sister had. But the arrogant beauty has no desire to marry, and she drives every potential suitor away.
Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award winner and New York Times best-selling author Bertrice Small won a loyal fan following with breathtaking historical romances like her Border Chronicles series. Here, Scottish lass Maggie Kerr refuses to marry a man of lesser merit. So her grandfather offers a challenge: any man who can outshoot and outride Maggie may claim her hand.
Giovanni Pietro D’Angelo is a highly respected silk merchant who wants nothing more than to see his seven daughters married off. For Bianca, his beautiful eldest daughter, his sights are set on Giuliano Rovere, a famous member of the lawyer’s guild. Though Giuliano has a dark history with women, the Pietro D’Angelos have too much to gain from the pairing and turn a blind eye to his past deeds. Once married, Bianca discovers the true nature of her husband, and is sent seaside to recover. There, she meets Prince Sabih al Saqr, a Turkish wool merchant who has the power to heal her wounds.
After her two elder sisters become the scandals of Florence, Lucianna Pietro d' Angelo is in the difficult position of finding a wealthy man who will have her for his wife. She has little choice but to accept the proposal of an aging bookseller. Later, Lucianna is content with comfortable widowhood - until Robert Minton, Earl of Lisle, visits her bookshop. The Englishman is not only dashing and handsome - he's a trusted courtier of Henry VII.
Set in the 16th century, Until You tells the tale of a young heroine who discovers the love of a lifetime. Beautiful Rosamund is introduced to the Earl of Glenkirk, and they immediately fall in love. Their growing passion is stifled, however, when war breaks out between England and Scotland.
"A good story but ..."
Romantic Times Career Achievement Award-winner Bertrice Small continues her sumptuous Border Chronicles series with Bond of Passion. Set in 16th-century Scotland, this breathtaking tale follows Angus Ferguson, Earl of Duin, as he reluctantly agrees to take a wife in exchange for some much-coveted land. Although the plain-faced Annabella Baird may not be the lass he had in mind, passion soon ignites between them.
"Best of the Series"