Good Morning! Welcome to the Fall/Winter Medieval Monday blog hop! We’re doing the hop somewhat differently this time around. There will be a link below to the Medieval Romance Lovers Facebook page that has links to all the other authors who are participating this time around. So after you read my excerpt, click the link and go have fun with our medieval romance snippets. They can also be found via #MedMonFall2020 .
Our theme for the fall is Nature and I’ll be sharing a segment from my medieval Christmas novella Seduction at the Christmas Court. The scene begins with a boar hunt some days before Christmas in 1349. Geoffrey, Lord Longford and his wife Alyse have been summoned to the King’s Christmas court and this is the King’s favorite sport.
Alyse and Geoffrey, Lord and Lady Longford, have journeyed to the glittering Christmas Court of King Edward III in the year 1349 to wait upon the king and take part in some Yuletide merriment. However, when Geoffrey is suddenly called into the king’s service again, Alyse must remain at court, attending the queen and persuading her rebellious sister to accept an unwanted betrothal. When rumors of Geoffrey’s death arise, Alyse fends off an old suitor who wants to renew their friendship. But how long will he take “No” for an answer?
EXCERPT FOR WEEK #8:
She searched the faces of several men lying on the floor, frantic to find Geoffrey among them. Blood beat loudly in her ears.
“Milady.” The boy who had summoned her was back, beckoning her toward a corner where tucked away to the side, two men lounged against a wall, talking and laughing, disregarding the mayhem that swirled around them.
Geoffrey looked up at the lad’s cry and leaped to his feet. “Alyse, ‘tis good of you to come so quickly.”
“Geoffrey, oh, my love,” she ran to him, threw her arms around him and burst into tears, “are you not hurt? The boy said—”
“’Tis not I. Sir Guy has been wounded.”
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