Silken Threads (Lords of Conquest) [NOOK Book]

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Graeham Fox comes to London to rescue his overlord’s daughter from her abusive husband, in return for which he is promised her sister’s hand in marriage and a vast estate—quite a prize for a landless soldier who’s never had a home of his own. Attacked and disabled by a broken leg, he rents a room in the humble home of Joanna Chapman, a silk merchant’s widow. Joanna, having learned not to trust handsome, charming devils like Graeham, lets him think her husband is still alive in order to keep him at a distance. ...
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Silken Threads (Lords of Conquest)

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Overview

Graeham Fox comes to London to rescue his overlord’s daughter from her abusive husband, in return for which he is promised her sister’s hand in marriage and a vast estate—quite a prize for a landless soldier who’s never had a home of his own. Attacked and disabled by a broken leg, he rents a room in the humble home of Joanna Chapman, a silk merchant’s widow. Joanna, having learned not to trust handsome, charming devils like Graeham, lets him think her husband is still alive in order to keep him at a distance. Mindful of his mission—and the promised reward—Graeham tries to resist his feelings for Joanna, but the white-hot desire simmering between them cannot be denied. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, Silken Threads was honored with Romance Writers of America’s RITA® Award for Best Long Historical Romance.

“Patricia Ryan moves Rear Window to medieval London, and does things Hitchcock never dreamed of! Fresh, swift and sexy, Silken Threads strengthens Ms. Ryan’s reputation as an outstanding author of medieval romances.” New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney

“Silken Threads resonates with the sounds, smells, intrigues and passions of the Middle Ages. Add engaging characters, authentic historical details and a well-crafted mystery and you have a delectable tapestry whose threads glide like silk through the pages.” Romantic Times

“Patricia Ryan is back with another dazzling medieval romance! Proving herself to be a remarkable storyteller, Patricia Ryan spins a tale of romance and mystery that will thrill readers. With a host of wonderful secondary characters to round out the complex plot, Ms. Ryan keeps readers guessing—and turning pages—right up till the end! This is a very special and original novel from one of romance’s finest authors. Don’t miss it.” The Literary Times

“This is a rich and rewarding book. The characters are fully realized, the setting is impeccably accurate, and the mystery kept me guessing....Silken Threads is romance at its best. This one goes on my keeper shelf.” The Romance Reader

“This medieval take on Hitchcock’s movie Rear Window is simply superb! ...The author’s sense of atmosphere is impeccable. Ms. Ryan is a superb stylist with words who weaves the silken threads of her latest medieval romance into a complex tapestry of mystery, suspense and passion. If you haven’t tried this author’s books (historical or contemporary), don’t wait any longer. This one is fantastic and not to be missed!” Tanzey Cutter, The Old Book Barn Gazette
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452485416
  • Publisher: Hawkley Books
  • Publication date: 7/15/2010
  • Series: Lords of Conquest , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 100,530
  • File size: 931 KB

Meet the Author

Patricia Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen romances and mysteries, including the #1 national bestseller Still Life With Murder. Her novels have garnered rave reviews and been published in over twenty countries. A RITA® winner (for Silken Threads) and four-time nominee, she is also the recipient of two Romantic Times Awards and a Mary Higgins Clark Award nomination for the second book of her historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney, which she wrote under the name P.B. Ryan. Pat’s Evil Twin, Pamela Burford, is also a published romance novelist.

To find out more about Patricia Ryan’s award-winning romances and romantic suspense, including special projects, excerpts, and sneak previews, subscribe to her email newsletter by visiting patricia-ryan.com. Most issues features free and deeply discounted ebooks by Patricia and other bestselling romance and mystery authors.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2013

    Hello

    Close to the same theme.as.other books but a much better story. Good book, the author does good dialog. Worth a read.

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  • Posted January 28, 2012

    well done

    should have won the RITA best new author, interesting thoughout set a precedence

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    Loved it!

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