Desiree by Roberta Gellis
(Roselynde Chronicles, Book Seven)

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Blush sensuality level: This is a suggestive romance (love scenes are not graphic).Part of the Roselynde Chronicles.Marriage saved her from a tyrant…and kept her from the man she loved.In order to protect herself from a ruthless suitor, Desiree of Exceat married the aged Frewyn of Polegate, sacrificing passion in favor of platonic companionship. But three years later Frewyn is struck with an apoplectic attack, leaving him partially paralyzed. When France threatens to invade England, Desiree has no choice but to beg for help.Assistance comes from Sir Alexandre Baudoin, the sheriff of Sussex’s nephew, who is assigned to be the castellan of Desiree’s land. Frewyn warmly invites him into his home, unaware of Sir Alex’s burgeoning desire for Desiree. Torn between the two men, Desiree is desperate for any distraction…until Sir Alex’s brother arrives, armed with a plan to murder the sheriff—and return Desiree to the man from whom she escaped!

About Roberta Gellis

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Roberta Gellis is the bestselling author of over 25 novels in different fields. New York Times best-seller John Jakes has called her a superb storyteller of extraordinary talent; Publishers Weekly has termed her a master of the medieval historical. Her many awards include: The Silver and Gold Medal Porgy for historical novels from West Coast Review of Books and the Golden Certificate and Golden Pen from Affaire de Coeur, several Romantic Times book awards and also their Lifetime Achievement Award.
Published June 7, 2012 by Ellora's Cave. 320 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"Until that book is finished, I can't even think about doing another romance," she says, hinting to readers: "I would imagine the chances for me to do another romance will rest on the success of Desiree and the reissue of the Roselynde Chronicles."

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