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It has been five years since King Stephen took the English throne. The border lands are fraught with tensions. Loyalties are uncertain. Only the strong will hold their lands, and behind every strong man is an even stronger woman.
Rosalynde, the youngest of five daughters, born to King Henry’s mistress, the White Witch of Ewyas, fears she and her sisters will be used as pawns in the wars to come. When her sisters are wrenched from the Blak Montayne Priory that has sheltered them since king Henry’s death, she alone escapes, only to find herself indebted to, of all men, a Scotsman, whose loyalties are in question.
Left to face the wrath of a new sovereign, Malcom MacKinnon must swear fealty to Stephen of Blois in order to keep the demesne he won through the slaying of his own grandsire. But if he does so, he shall pit himself against Scotland, and even his own sire. Yet even as he realizes there is no turning back, his beautiful charge may offer him more than he anticipated. Will giving in to his passion bring nations to war
Why I Lust After A Winter’s Rose?
I just adore this cover so much, not a big fan of the lettering, it could be a bit more polished but I love her dress, the way the wind is blowing and the stunning backdrop, its like a painting.