Tamara Leigh's story about revenge is not your cookie cutter historical romance. It is about a Lady who for years prepares, by honing her warrior skil..Show More »ls, to avenge the wrongs carried out against her family; and to protect herself from being ravaged by men. Without considering the ramifications of her actions to her family and home she imprisons a peer of the realm; the man she holds responsible for the attach on her family and her person. A man held in esteem by the king.
Be prepared to be transported back to 1156 England by a very talented author. Ignorance and superstition cause Lady Graeye Charwyck's father to take h..Show More »er to a convent as a child because she has a birth mark on her forehead thought to be the devil's mark. She has never been happy at the convent and is delighted when her father orders her home just before taking her vows to become a nun. Her father wants her to marry a lecherous old man and produce an heir since her brother's death.
Before the marriage can take place, her father's holdings are confiscated by the King and given to the Balmaine family. Graeye has only heard one side of the story of her brother's murder, so she distrusts Baron Gilbert Balmaine.
Living all her life behind the high walls of the convent Graeye is unprepared for life outside and the extreme changes that have befallen her and her father. Because she doesn't want to be returned to the convent, and wanting to stay and take care of her father, who doesn't want her now that there is no need for an heir, Graeye makes some very foolish decisions/mistakes that have far reaching consequences.
This touching story flows well, with descriptions so realistic you feel like you are there. Tamara Leigh is a very talented author who holds the readers interest throughout.
Mary Sarah Agliotta gave a sterling performance. She does male voices very well. Each person's voice was distinguishable. She read like a one woman play with each role done to perfection.
I will look for more books from this author and narrator.
Over all the storyline is good and I enjoyed it, however you can tell this is a rewritten story that was most likely cleaned up. The characters are to..Show More »o intimate and the original storyline shows through. It's not my favorite but it's good.
Tamara Leigh is one of my favorite authors. You can always depend on a well written and researched book with characters and events that are vivid and..Show More » exciting. Her historical books are all written with dimension and are woven with hope, love, and faith that is never preachy. Plus , when Mary Sarah Agliottta narrates it truly enhances the total experience.
Lady Undaunted s the story of Liam and Joslyn. Liam is an honorable, selfless, and strong man. Joslyn is a woman who learns discernment and how to trust. Together they discover that the power of love and faith is stronger than any obstacles.
If you enjoy clean historical romances I recommend any of Tamara Leigh's books. ☺