Line: Mills and Boon Historical Romance
Release Date: November 2009 (US) and December 2009 (UK)
The S-Factor: Sensuous
Taming his runaway lady!
Raised a lady, Emma of Fulford is a fallen woman with a young son as proof. He is all she has in the world, and now the boy’s brutal father has returned… Desperate and afraid, she needs to escape, and fast, so approaches Sir Richard of Asculf. She begs this honourable Norman knight for help – and offers the only thing she has left…herself.
Honourable he may be, but Sir Richard is only human, and Lady Emma tempts his resolve. Can this conquering knight tame his runaway lady and stop her running for good?
Wessex Weddings Normans and Saxons, conflict and desire!
A sweeping Medieval romance that will take your breath away, Carol Townend's latest novel, Runaway Lady, Conquering Lord is not to be missed!
Emma of Fulford had been raised a lady, but when she had fallen in love with the wrong man and ended up shamed, pregnant and alone, Emma had to bid goodbye to her life of luxury and prepare herself for a life of toil, bad-breaking work and fear. Although she has tried her hardest to keep a roof over her head and that of her beloved son, the sceptre of fear haunts her every move and she is always looking over her shoulder, afraid that the man who had once ruined her life might return to destroy her. Emma had spent the past three years in relative safety, but when the past catches up with her the only man who can help her is Sir Richard of Asculf.
Richard had been a family friend of the Fulford for years, so he is shocked when he finds the once noble Emma reduced to living like a pauper. When he hears of her plight, Richard vows to protect her, however, he is shocked when he finds out that the poor and destitute fallen woman tells him that the only she will accept his help is if she can be his mistress.
Richard's initial instinct is to refuse, but every bone in his body is screaming out for Emma. When a passionate kiss turns into a night of love which neither can forget, Richard finds himself wishing that Emma was not just his mistress, but also his wife. However, will his noble duty forbid him from listening to his heart?
Runaway Lady, Conquering Lord is a dazzling Medieval romance written by a writer who never fails to make the past come gloriously to life! Romantic, atmospheric and thrilling from start to finish, Runaway Lady, Conquering Lord's captivating blend of history, passion, danger and adventure will keep readers riveted and eagerly anticipating the next fabulous novel by this master storyteller!
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