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She Owns the Knight (A Medieval Time Travel Romance) [NOOK Book]

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PG RATED FUN

She Owns the Knight

Why does she have to travel seven hundred years through time to find a
decent guy?

Brokenhearted Gillian Corbett finally finds the knight of her dreams...in the past. Unfortunately he's bossy, overbearing, and...betrothed! Fortunately, ...
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She Owns the Knight (A Medieval Time Travel Romance)

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Overview

PG RATED FUN

She Owns the Knight

Why does she have to travel seven hundred years through time to find a
decent guy?

Brokenhearted Gillian Corbett finally finds the knight of her dreams...in the past. Unfortunately he's bossy, overbearing, and...betrothed! Fortunately, he thinks she is his affianced, which keeps her from garderobe duty. Or worse, being hanged as a spy. She knows she has to get back to her own time before his real fiancé shows up and the truth is discovered, but until she finds a way, she's going to squeeze every bit of enjoyment she can out of this situation. As far as she's concerned, this is one relationship in which she gets to call the shots, not the other way around. The dowry provided by his betrothed bought him, lock, stock, and barrel. She'll gladly whip him into shape for the girl who ends up with him. No thanks required. In the meantime, Jillian owns him, and as every twenty-first century girl knows...ownership has its privileges.

Why can't he find a lady who is obedient, submissive...or at least not trying
to kill him?

After a horrible first marriage that ended badly, Sir Kellen Marshall is determined to protect what is left of his dreams. He needs an heir, an alliance, and a chaste bride who has never loved another. Would that he'd been choosier in his specifications because what he's ended up with is a loud, bossy, demanding female who will drive him daft at every opportunity. So why does he feel he'd like to lay the world at her feet if she'd simply give him the chance?

When modern meets medieval, can there be a happily ever after?

# OF PAGES
Approximately 440 pages. (110,000 words)

OTHER BOOKS BY DIANE DARCY:
Serendipity, She's Just Right, Once in a Blue Moon, The Christmas Star, A Penny for Your Thoughts.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014631853
  • Publisher: Diane Darcy
  • Publication date: 6/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 71,350
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Diane Darcy has always been a reader, but as soon as she started her first novel, she knew she’d found her perfect career. She’s the author of She’s Just Right, Serendipity, Once in a Blue Moon, The Christmas Star, Steal His Heart, and She Owns the Knight. She lives in Utah with her husband and daughter, where she is at work on her next book.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    I couldn't put it down

    I was captivated by the characters and story. I felt like I was the heroine! I read until I finished the whole book which was 3 in the morning lol I didn't want it to end. This book is funny, charming, and romantic without being mushy or sexually explicit. The characters come alive off the page. I recommend this book to everyone. But a word of advice-- be sure you have the time to spend to read it because once you start you just may find that, like me, you will not be able to put it down :D

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2012

    A great read!

    I've read so many bad time travel romance novels that I was pleasantly surprised by this one--well written, interesting and believable characters, and a good story. I read far later into the nights than I should have!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 2, 2013

    "She Owns the Knight" is my first book by Diane Darcy

    "She Owns the Knight" is my first book by Diane Darcy and I loved the book.  The story kept me wanting to see what happened next because it was somewhat of a mystery.
    I love reading Historic Fiction. Although this books was not  factual I love reading about Medieval times and time travel and this book filled that  request.
    I am planning on reading more of Diane Darcy's books.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 4, 2012

    Wow! Fabulous read--incredibly well done!

    SHE OWNS THE KNIGHT is fun, light, sparkling with humor and yet rich with intrigue! The characters are strong, believable, true to themselves. Couldn't put it down. This book is a KEEPER, and I'll enjoy reading it again! Diane Darcy is a talented writer...can't wait to read more from her.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2013

    LONG

    Good but a bit too long. Over 900 pages on my Nook. Not a fast read for me...I kept looking at the page number to see where I was at and I frequently put my Nook down to do other stuff. I was relieved when I finished the story. I guess the story line was just a bit boring.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2014

    Captivating

    Beautiful. 900+pages. Captivating characters. Cautiom you may laugh and have a chessy grin

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2013

    Great read!!

    If you enjoy medivel and time travel, this is the book for you. I loved the humor and the interaction between cultures of past and present. Just sorry it ended. Would love to have a sequel for Gillian and Kellen!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2013

    Enjoyable

    some very funny parts and a fast, fun summer read

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  • Posted July 4, 2013

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    This story had me rolling in laughter. Hard belly laughs! Engla

    This story had me rolling in laughter. Hard belly laughs!

    England 1260:
    Lord Kellen Marshall was married to a Corbett. His wife tried to poison him but she drinks the poison instead. Before she dies, she admits she despises him and has a lover who fathered their daughter and fathered the babe she carries. After she dies, he sends to her father demanding another daughter to wed and if he fails, threatens war. He will never trust another woman.

    England, present day:
    Gillian Corbett has broken her engagement and is spending her would be honeymoon searching for her genealogy in England. As she sits drawing a castle ruin and graveyard she is set upon by four young men. One tries to steal a gold ring her father gave her and as she's running from them she falls into oblivion and finds herself set upon by four men on horseback wearing medieval clothing.

    Kellen and his men see what's going on and ride out to investigate. Seeing the ring on her hand, which looks to be a Corbett seal, he takes her to be his intended and takes her back to the castle. Gillian can't believe what she's seeing or where she's at and thinks she's either dreaming or badly hurt by the original guys trying to attack her and maybe she's been knocked unconscious. Kellen has a midwife check her to make sure she's a virgin and she was screaming and cussing like a sailor at the women holding her down. Kellen and his men are below stairs with their mouths hung open by her ranting.

    "Has the girl been raised in the barracks with the fowlest of knights?" one of the knights asks.

    As they go through her backpack they are amazed at the odd items they encounter. Her passport picture has them astounded. I was howling in laughter reading about them trying to figure out what the objects are. They think the zipper on her shorts are a chasity belt.

    "She no longer had any doubt that she was wide awake. This wasn't a dream, and she wasn't in a coma. There was nothing like a good gynecological exam to snap a girl out of a delusion."

    I urge you to pick this book up and follow these two and their friends on their journey to love. I laughed and I cried. I wanted so badly to blink myself there with them. One of my favorite reads this year!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    A little romantic story

    In this story it was easy to expect what will happen but still it was so fun even though i knew what will happen... i really do lovr this book!!!

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  • Posted April 12, 2013

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    I Also Recommend:

    Stolen idea from Outlander

    A brief story and no challenge to see where it will go. Don't waste your money.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2013

    readable remance

    ok time travel romance very long tho

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2014

    Loved it!

    One of the best time travel Ive read in a long time. Laugh out loud read!

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  • Posted February 19, 2013

    Lost a lot of sleep because I didn't want to put it down.

    Lost a lot of sleep because I didn't want to put it down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Fun!

    This was a fun easy read. Loved it. Could not put it down!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    Great Book!!

    Loved this book. Can't wait to start book two!!!

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  • Posted January 5, 2013

    I absolutely loved this book! It is a must read. It's nice to r

    I absolutely loved this book! It is a must read. It's nice to read a book that is clean without being sexually explicit. Ms Darcy develops the characters clearly to where you picture them in their rightful rolls. Good job!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2012

    Loved it

    An enjoyable read. I will be looking for more books by Diane Darcy!

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  • Posted December 13, 2012

    Loved this book. Fun, sweet, and loved Kellan. I found myself

    Loved this book. Fun, sweet, and loved Kellan. I found myself laughing outloud. A true page turner. Hope there is more books to come with the other characters. Won't be dissapointed with this one!

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  • Posted December 9, 2012

    Loved it! So cute! Made be laugh, cry, and just simply enjoy rea

    Loved it! So cute! Made be laugh, cry, and just simply enjoy reading. I agree..I couldn't put it down! Start reading it early in the day, so you won't be up until 4:00 am like I was...LOL

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