"I will never give you sons..." or so Lady Margaret thinks of the man who is now her husband and the Lord of the keep she holds dear. Margaret (Meg) is from a long line of Glendruid women, women who have been cursed to be barren of sons unless they can truly love. Things are made much more complicated by the fact that they can see into a man's heart. Can Dominic, a man scarred by his past and who only seeks safe harbor now, find it within himself to awaken love in himself and Meg?
This was a fantastic book, steamy and tender, all in the right places. I especially loved the sensual descriptions of Meg's daily rituals and how Dominic attempts to gentle his "little falcon" to his hand. The loving detail given to describe Meg's relationship with the land and her people and how Dominic gradually overcomes her defenses is the perfect thing to curl up to. There is enough action in and out of bed to keep the reader on her toes -- or curling them as the case may be. Dominic and Meg, both valiant and heartbreakingly endearing, might just be one of my favorite couples. The ending is somewhat unexpected as all the mysteries are revealed, so be sure to pick up a copy to see what happens!
A hero of the Crusades, Dominic Le Sabre has returned to Scotland in triumph to claim the beautiful Saxon bride awarded to him by the conqueror King. But Lady Margaret cannot yield to the bold Norman invader. The beloved daughter of a sacred tribe of Celtic mystics, she fears an ancient curse.