Bid by King Edward to marry one of his knights, Aisley de Laci hopes to avoid the altar by choosing Baron Montmorency. ’Tis a union she is certain none will endorse, especially the baron, who is rumored to practice the dark arts from his isolated keep.
Renowned in battle, the Red Knight has secluded himself at Dunmurrow for reasons of his own. and he does not want a wife, no matter how wealthy or beautiful she might be. But even he cannot defy the king’s order, and what comes to him, he takes—and holds.
Although Aisley refuses to believe the tales that make Montmorency more myth than mortal, she begins to wonder whether he does possess mysterious powers. How else to explain her growing feelings for her husband, a man so shrouded in shadow she has never seen his face?
Was she under a spell or truly the Devil’s Lady?
A full-length novel originally published by Harlequin Books. Revised by the author.
“Deborah Simmons guarantees the reader a page-turner.” - Romantic Times
"a solid and sensual medieval adaptation of one of the great love stories, complete with some good plot twists." The Historical Romance Critic
"Excellent reading!" - Rendezvous
Deborah Simmons is a two-time RITA finalist and two-time finalist for the Daphne du Maurier Award. Her books have been published by Avon, Berkley, and Harlequin and include a USA Today Bestselling anthology, as well as translated editions available in 31 countries.