By Susan Wiggs
Annoyed by way of his personal disasters at matrimony, King Henry VIII punishes an insolent nobleman via commanding him to marry the vagabond girl stuck stealing his horse. Stephen de Lacey is a chilly and sour widower, lengthy conversant in the sovereign's capricious and malicious whims. He regards his new bride as totally inconvenient…though undeniably fetching.
But Juliana Romanov is not any usual thief—she is a Russian princess pressured into hiding via the traitorous cabal who slaughtered her kin. someday she hopes to come back to Muscovy to hunt vengeance.
What starts as a mockery of a wedding finally blossoms into inner most love.
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44 The cold wind stung his face. Over and over Louis had to break the ice with his paddle. His hands were so cold he could hardly hold the oars. The boat was lighter now and easier to row. It was also a lot easier to be afraid when you were alone. He wished Tyler were there. To keep himself company he began to sing, Keep me from sinkin’ down. He could almost hear Sarah and her children joining in. On the distant shore a light broke into the darkness. This time it was his name that came to him on the wind.
Supper is nearly ready, Louis,” his mother said. “I’ll be done with the boat in a minute, Mama. ” In the cubbyhole that was his bedroom Louis opened the window and threw out 32 the quilt from his bed, along with a sweater and a jacket. Then he returned to the kitchen. Singing at the top of his voice, Louis danced his mother around the table. Alouette, gentille alouette, Alouette, je te plumerai je te plumerai la tête, et la tête Alouette 33 While she was laughing and dizzy from the dance, he sneaked some pain au chocolat she had set out to cool.
His mother was waiting on the shore. Her arms were around him. He told her about Sarah and Lucy and Tyler. ’ ” 47 From the Author, Gloria Whelan It is estimated that 40,000 slaves traveled Michigan’s Underground Railroad. For many of the slaves the road to freedom led through Detroit and across the Detroit River to Canada. To commemorate those perilous journeys a “Gateway to Freedom” monument stands on Detroit’s Hart Plaza Riverfront Promenade. The 12-foot bronze monument depicts eight figures looking across the Detroit River to Windsor, Ontario, in Canada.
At the King's Command (The Tudor Rose Trilogy, Book 1) by Susan Wiggs