A feisty widow is forced to marry a Templar Knight and sparks fly. She is wicked with a knife. He has saved the life of King Edward.
She has managed to turn a few mud huts into a profitable village. He can turn a man into stone with just a stare.
Join them as they begin to learn to love and trust in a world where life and death balance on a knife's edge and the king's whim.
Did she murder her first husband? Will he have to hang her? God's blood. She's made him mad with want.
Ann of the Meadow is furious. She has done everything Edward has asked and paid taxes dutifully. Why would he gift her and her land to a knight known as The Beast? How can she endure a marriage bed again?
What will become of her people whom she loves as children if she does not? How will she make profits so that she can send more men to be guildsmen? What does a warrior know of wool and sheep?
Kidnapping, murder, knives and witchcraft all play a role in the engaging plot that reaches a crescendo in London. Will the king decide to hang them both?