Book Buyers Best Award for Best Historical!
A thief by trade, Desiree of Canterbury can squirm out of any tight spot with a wink and a smile...until she meets her match in Nicholas Grimshaw, the most feared lawman in the shire. After Nicholas is forced to execute her guardian, he is honor-bound to care for Desiree. But Desiree may be the death of him yet, disrupting his orderly life until he doesn’t know whether to kiss her or kill her. Just when she decides to let him make an honest woman of her, a ruthless enemy rears its ugly head, and Desiree and Nicholas must use all their wiles to escape danger, cheat death, and save their newfound love.
Book 1 of Medieval Outlaws
Rogues, rapscallions, knaves, scoundrels, hellions, scallywags, blackguards, outcasts, and firebrands. They may be villains, but they're irresistible, and sometimes the right hero can steal their hearts and help them mend their wicked ways.
Length: 88,000 words = 396 pages
Rating: R-rated for passionate passages
In This Series
1211 – THE REIVER (a novella)
1250 – DANGER'S KISS
1391 – PASSION'S EXILE
1193 – DESIRE'S RANSOM
Key Themes: Medieval historical romance, adventure stories, strong women, female thief, orphan, reformed bad girl, sheriff of Nottingham, captive, executioner, sleight of hand, stories with cats, pickpocket, Canterbury, taming of the shrew, stories with humor
More Historical Romances by Glynnis Campbell
The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch
THE SHIPWRECK (a novella)
A YULETIDE KISS (a short story)
The Warrior Daughters of Rivenloch
A RIVENLOCH CHRISTMAS (a short story)
The Knights of de Ware
THE HANDFASTING (a novella)
THE REIVER (a novella)
THE OUTCAST (a novella)
About the Author
Glynnis was once in an all-girl band on CBS Records and has done voiceovers for the MTV series "The Maxx," Diablo and Starcraft videogames, and Star Wars audio adventures. She makes her home in Los Angeles with her high school sweetheart/rock star husband and loves playing medieval matchmaker, transporting readers to a place where the bold heroes have endearing flaws, the women are stronger than they look, the land is lush and untamed, and chivalry is alive and well.
I love writing "stories to keep you up all night," and I love to hear from readers!
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
All of the above and much more great read
Lots of humor. A good lite read
This was good read a few laughs and a few tears. But most interesting were the small things put in that grab your attention. I knew were untrue but thought believable. Thanks