April 1, 2017
For Love and Honor
In Jody Hedlund's latest tale, For Love and Honor, you will meet Sir Bennet as he called home to Maidstone to deal with some money problems. His brother, Aldric, has borrrowed money from Lord Pitt, as well as some other neighbors; however, he is unable to repay it. As you see Bennet deal with Captain Foxe, an employee of the Lord, who has come for some repayment, you will suddenly see them both draw swords!
Sir Bennet has been trained as a knight, so he is ready for a fight. With the man finally is sent away, Bennet must think of a way to pay off this debt. Across the countryside, Lady Sabine has been living with her grandmother, since her father died three years ago. Her grandmother has been encouraging Sabine to consider marriage; however, she fears this will never take place because of the blemish she carries on her skin. Sir Bennet considers locating a wealthy maiden to marry to help him pay off his family's debt; while at the same time, Lady Sabine fears she will never find a man who will marry her, simply for the woman she is!
When Lady Sabine shows up at Maidstone, she assumes that she is there to purchase some artwork; however, her grandmother has made plans with Sir Bennet to work towards a possible marriage contract. In the middle of Sabine and Bennet learning more about each other, Maidstone is attacked by Lord Pitt and everyone on the property fear for their very lives!
Things get much more complicated when Lady Sabine is accused of witchcraft because of the marks on her skin. Hang on until the last pages to see how Bennet and Sabine survive this out of control situation!
I received this book from Zondervan in exchange for my unbiased review.