The cards of life and death [electronic resource]. Colleen Gleason.
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- Publisher: Brighton : Avid Press, 2014.
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|Summary, etc.:|| From NEW YORK TIMES and USA Today bestselling author Colleen Gleason....Courtly love and chivalrous knights meet passion and deception in the turbulent medieval court of England. An honorable man: Malcolm de Monde, Lord of Warwick, needs a wife. He reluctantly journeys to the royal court where his plan is simple: find a dutiful woman, gain the king's approval for his choice and return to Warwick with his chosen lady wedded, bedded, and carrying his heir—all before winter. An independent woman: Judith of Kentworth, Royal Falconer and lady-in-waiting, is a woman from Malcolm's past. Although she is a confidante of the queen, Judith's beauty and vivacity attract the unwanted attentions of the king. Judith knows it would be treason to deny the king his desires, and yet she wishes only to escape. A simple plan...which goes awry when Lord Malcolm encounters Judith, once betrothed to his friend—and a woman who is nothing like the meek wife he seeks...but who may be...
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