My Champion (Knights of de Ware, Book 1) [NOOK Book]

Overview

THE KNIGHTS DE WARE TRILOGY:

From a long line of legendary warriors come three brothers to carry on the rich and powerful de Ware legacy: Duncan the Champion...Holden the Warrior...Garth the Hero...

MY CHAMPION:

Sir Duncan de Ware is a sworn champion of the common man and a master of disguise. So when he...
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My Champion (Knights of de Ware, Book 1)

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Overview

THE KNIGHTS DE WARE TRILOGY:

From a long line of legendary warriors come three brothers to carry on the rich and powerful de Ware legacy: Duncan the Champion...Holden the Warrior...Garth the Hero...

MY CHAMPION:

Sir Duncan de Ware is a sworn champion of the common man and a master of disguise. So when he finds plucky maiden-in-distress Linet de Montfort facing off against a notorious pirate, noble Duncan goes undercover to come to her rescue, despite her insistence that she can take care of herself. When the pirate abducts her, Duncan and Linet are caught up in a breathless adventure of danger and romance on the high seas. And soon Linet realizes her only hope is to trust her mysterious hero—with her life and her heart.
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Editorial Reviews

Katherine Sutcliffe
Sparkles with humor, vivid imagery, and charming characters.  A delightful book!
Amy J. Fetzer
From the first vivid word, Glynnis Campbell immerses the reader deep in medieval England, creating characters rich with texture and emotion...vibrant.
Rexanne Becnel
Well-written, with a fine sense of detail, My Champion is a sexy, lighthearted romp of a story.
Tanya Anne Crosby
Glynnis Campbell is a gifted new voice, and My Champion is a breathtaking story!
Romantic Times
Ms. Campbell’s debut novel propels readers into the fourteenth century with vivid descriptions and details of the life of the commoner.  The nonstop action, strong plot, and fascinating characters draw you deeply into the story.  As the first in a trilogy about the de Ware brothers, My Champion will have readers clamoring for more.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014110181
  • Publisher: Glynnis Campbell
  • Publication date: 2/2/2012
  • Series: The Knights of de Ware , #0
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 99,173
  • File size: 416 KB

Meet the Author

Born in Paradise, California, Glynnis Campbell has embraced her inner Gemini by leading an eclectic life.  As a teen, she danced with the Sacramento Ballet, worked in her father’s graphic arts studio, and composed music for award-winning science films.  She sang arias in college, graduating with a degree in Music, then toured with The Pinups, an all-girl rock band on CBS Records.  She once played drums for a Tom Jones video and is currently a voice-over actress with credits including “Star Wars” audio adventures, JumpStart educational CDs, Diablo and Starcraft video games, and the MTV animated series, “The Maxx.”  She now indulges her lifelong love of towering castles, trusty swords, and knights (and damsels) in shining armor by writing historical romances featuring kick-arse heroines.  She is married to a rock star, is the proud mom of two grown-up nerds, and lives in a part of L.A. where nobody thinks she’s weird.
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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Excellent work

    In 1332 Dorwich, Duncan de Ware and his brothers observe the guildswoman waiting at the dock holding letters of marque signed by King Edward. When Spanish Captain El Gallo, a notorious sea reiver, arrives, the woman challenges him for his cargo since his country stole her wool. Seeing the de Ware brood nearby, an irate El Gallo gives the woman his wine. She simply spills her new cargo out on the ground. <P> Duncan worries about the woman Linet de Montfort and decides to keep an eye on her in order to protect her from El Gallo. In spite of an immediate attraction between them, she wants Duncan to leave her alone feeling the gypsy is bad for business especially for a first year 'sole femme'. However, when the Spanish abduct Linet, her only hope for rescue lies with the gypsy. <P> MY CHAMPION is an exciting medieval romance that provides readers with an in depth look at the fourteenth century. The insider's view enhances a non-stop action plot that engages the audience from first page to last. The squabbling but charming and brave lead couple adds alight touch to a powerful historical romance that deserves sequels starring other de Ware siblings. <P>Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 18, 2014

    3.5 STARS!! I liked Duncan as a hero, but really couldn't under

    3.5 STARS!! I liked Duncan as a hero, but really couldn't understand WHY he liked Linet. He was for the poor and common person. Linet really upset me - she was very hard to like, and I didn't care for her until the last 1/4 of the book. What did Duncan see in her? She didn't like the poor, nor the common people, as Duncan did. But the last 1/4 of the book was worth the read. They must be read in order to fully appreciate the knowledge you learn of the 3 brothers in this book. The lovemaking is a little descriptive, but not vulgar. (ljb)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2014

    Overall this was a good read. I had some issues with Linet. She

    Overall this was a good read. I had some issues with Linet. She is more than just &quot;spirited&quot;. She shows a frequent complete lack of common sense and absolutely no sense of self-preservation. Her shallow and misplaced pride also get frustrating, as do the overabundance of weaving analogies. Also, Duncan has dozens of by-blows which are written in as passing reference which is kind of unsettling to the storyline. I get it- different times, different cultures, but it still puts a check mark into the Irresponsible Dumb-A$$ column of his qualities.Other than these few peeves, it had plenty of action and romance and kept me engaged.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Enjoyed immensely, would recommend both books in the series.

    I like this writer and was pleased that I remained interested through out the entire book. I also have read the next book in the series with the same contentment with the story plot, depth of characters and romance. A Good Read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2012

    Read all 3 in order!!

    I loved all 3 of these books!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2006

    Just Wonderful

    My Champion is a wonderful book for anyone who loves mid-evil, Scottish romance stories. Glynnis Campbell is a fantastic writer and demonstrates it in this book. I have read the book itself multiple times and love it. I recommend it for ages 14+. It contains a few sexual scenes, but is still an awesome book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2004

    Met author at Irish Fair - loved the book!

    My co-worker met the author at the Irish Fair this year.. being male he did not enjoy the book at all. I took it up, and could not put it down. Glynnis has a vivid imagination, Duncan and Linet are a crazy match, even though it is hard to believe that a man would endure such pain (physically and emotionally) for his betrothed. Anyway, I have ordered My Warrior and My Hero to finish the series of the De Ware brothers. Good solid enjoyment!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2003

    A nice book to read

    The book had good characters with sparkaling personalitys. It is a fairly simple book, but is at the same time very colorful and interesting since it includes quite a bit of adventure and romance.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2001

    love the book

    it was a nice funny book i couldn't put it down

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  • Posted August 1, 2014

    Highly recommend the entire series... excellent

    Highly recommend the entire series... excellent

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2013

    Good

    Too drawn out but overall good story. Too many bastard children and he cant tell them from the strays he brought home. And who is attracted to a beggar? Ever??

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