They call her theLanglinais Bride—though she'sseen her husband only one time . . .on their wedding day, twelve years ago.
For years naïve, convent-bred Julianadreaded being summoned to the side ofthe man she wed as a child so long ago. Now herhusband, Sebastian, Earl of Langlinais,has become ensnared in his villainous brother's wicked plots—and has no choice but toturn to his virgin bride for help.
Juliana now finds herself face-to-facewith a man so virile and so powerful that she'sfascinated by him—just as he asks her togo against everything she holds true. Sebastiannever counted on being enchanted bythe beauty of this innocent angel he intended tokeep as wife in name only—and hedares not reveal to her the secret reasonwhy their love can never be . . .
The story is really quite, quite amazing - how Ms Ranney ties in her imagination with stories of the Knights of the Templar - the latter has always intrigued me. Read morePublished 11 days ago by rushie86
This book was utterly brilliant. In the beginning I almost gave up because it started slow. It picks up and when it does it doesn't stop. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Me
I tend to avoid darker love stories, in which the protagonists have to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to be together. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Penny Black
An intense, fascinating classic. Whether you compare it to Beauty and the Beast or Cupid and Psyche (my preference), this deeply emotional tale of Templars and nuns, longing and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Faith Freewoman
My Beloved by Karen Ranney
is a Love Story of Grand Designs.
Engaging the Heart and destined
to be a Keeper! Read more
I loved A Scandalous Scot and so I tried other books by this author. Some were okay. This particular book had good reviews, at least where I looked, so I tried it. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by HP
I enjoyed this well written historical novel, with depth to the characters, accuracy of context, and beautifully developed plot evoking the complexity of the relationship between... Read morePublished on May 14, 2012 by Laurie
This book takes you on quite the ride....but it's definitely a SLOW ride.
I have read many romance novels, and I can day with confidence that this one is truly unique! Read more