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Conquered Hearts: The Collection #2020

Conquered Hearts: The Collection By EmilyMurdoch Conquered Hearts The Collection Emily Murdoch s thrilling historical romances set just after the Norman invasion are now available in one collection Conquered Hearts includes CONQUESTS England The nation is still recovering fr
  • Title: Conquered Hearts: The Collection
  • Author: EmilyMurdoch
  • ISBN: 9781508437338
  • Page: 117
  • Format: Paperback
  • Conquered Hearts: The Collection By EmilyMurdoch Emily Murdoch s thrilling historical romances set just after the Norman invasion are now available in one collection Conquered Hearts includes CONQUESTS England, 1069 The nation is still recovering from the Norman invasion three years earlier and adjusting to life under its sometimes brutal new rulers A young girl trembles in the shadows of what was once her home.Emily Murdoch s thrilling historical romances set just after the Norman invasion are now available in one collection Conquered Hearts includes CONQUESTS England, 1069 The nation is still recovering from the Norman invasion three years earlier and adjusting to life under its sometimes brutal new rulers A young girl trembles in the shadows of what was once her home Avis is homeless and penniless, and with no family left alive she is forced to become a ward of Richard, the Norman lord who has taken her home But when King William decrees that Norman lords must marry Anglo Saxon women Avis must make a terrible choice either marry the repulsive Richard or take a else chance on another Norman, Melville, a man she has never met Soon she realises that survival in a time of turmoil and war depends of putting aside the prejudices of the past And if she can do so, kingdoms and hearts can still be among her Conquests LOVE LETTERS Having built a rich empire and keen to win the favour of the royal court, Hilda and AElfgard have little time for their daughter, Catheryn But one man, Selwyn, is intrigued by the intelligent and high spirited girl Selwyn sends Catheryn a love letter as a joke, disguising it as though it is from one of her father s thanes Catheryn is fascinated by the letter, and cannot imagine who would be capable of sending a poem of such imagination and beauty When Selwyn offers to help Catheryn identify the mysterious suitor, she accepts, and they start to realise that they have in common than they thought Soon, Catheryn finds herself falling in love with Selwyn instead But the strict hierarchy of Anglo Saxon England stands in their way Selwyn, a steward, could never be considered Catheryn s equal, let alone an eligible suitor Will they manage to stay together despite the odds Or will duty tear Selwyn and Catheryn apart CAPTIVES Normandy 1067 Lady Catheryn, an Anglo Saxon noblewoman, is taken against her will to Normandy after the invasion She arrives, a prisoner, at the castle of Lord Geffrei, a ruthless invader who hopes to gain a ransom for her When Queen Matilda, William the Conqueror s wife, sees her plight, she takes pity on her Catheryn is sent to the castle of the noble FitzOsberns but will her new captivity be any better than the cruelty she faced at Geffrei s hands She finds her hostess cold and embittered, but when her husband William FitzOsbern returns from the Conquest, Catheryn s heart is torn by unwanted emotions She becomes entangled in the quarrels and heartbreaks of her jailers even as she tries to remember her place among them Is she falling in love with the man who helped to destroy her homeland Praise for Emily Murdoch An enthralling saga Robert Foster, best selling author of The Lunar Code Emily Murdoch is a medieval historian and novelist She lives in York Endeavour Press is the UK s leading independent publisher of digital books.
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    1. EmilyMurdoch

      Emily Murdoch is a medieval historian and writer Throughout her career so far she has examined a codex and transcribed medieval sermons at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, designed part of an exhibition for the Yorkshire Museum, worked as a researcher for a BBC documentary presented by Ian Hislop, and worked at Polesden Lacey with the National Trust She has a degree in History and English, and a Masters in Medieval Studies, both from the University of York Emily is currently working on a new four part Regency novella series, two of which are now published You can follow her on twitter and instagram emilyekmurdoch, find her on facebook at facebook theemilyekmurdoch, and read her blog at emilyekmurdoch.

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    1. This collection contains three stories Each story could be considered a stand a lone, although they do intertwine with each other I enjoyed all three stories, but my favorite was probably Captives I really like this author s writing style What I really liked about this collection is scenes that happened in the first story also happened the third story, although it s from a different character s point of view and the main characters are completely different Captives was also unpredictable I actua [...]


    2. I have just finished reading the first part of this delightful and gripping historical omnibus and loved it The story starts in 1069 three years after the Norman Conquest of Britain It follows the relationship between Avis, an young Anglo Saxon noble woman and Melville, a brave Norman warrior rewarded by King William with a lordship and a wife Both have suffered family losses and hardship, although it is Avis s circumstances that the reader gets to know about first The story is told from the two [...]


    3. I have the unabridged audio version of this set of books This time I listened instead of reading but I have read other book by Emily Murdoch and always fully enjoyed themBook one This is a clean romance developing between two people of different background and education and the fact she is Anglo Saxon and he is a conquering Norman.Marriage is forced by the King so neither person had much to say about it.It s a matter of surviving in a time of war and how people adopt eventually to almost any ci [...]


    4. Thank you Emily Murdoch for this opportunity for this wonderful listen Once again over a series of stories you have given the reader a travel through difficult changes within broken families Each part bridges the way to the next as the characters archive goals and fulfill their dreams Period tales are enjoyable when they bring you in and this did


    5. Very IntriguingWow what a wonderful series this is I have never read about the Normandy conquering of England I have never know much about King William This story revolves around these things I completely enjoyed it I did not enjoy King Williams ruthless destruction of North England however it is history I highly recommend this book.


    6. Three stories intertwined Each story can be listened to or read alone, but I couldn t stop at just one Loved the rich history and the descriptions of the time The struggle and the survival of the people was amazing These stories will amuse all audiences.


    7. This clean historical box set of 3 books has well written storylines and the characters are well defined These books just draws you right into the story and doesn t let you go until the very last page I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.


    8. I have just finished reading the first in this collection, Conquests I loved it I just couldn t put it down and sat reading all day and can t wait to read the other two It is set in 1069, three years after the brutal Norman Conquest, and the Anglo Saxon world has been shattered Avis finds herself alone with no protection, her family killed or taken, except for the Norman lord Richard, an older man she loathes King William orders his Norman noblemen to marry with the conquered Anglo Saxons in ord [...]


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