Yet she could not imagine how strong were the chains that tied them to the past...or the grand adventure that lay before them....
- Original Title:A Knight in Shining Armor (MontgomeryTaggert #15)
- Author:Jude Deveraux
- Rating:8.46 / 10
- Publisher:Published June 1st 1990 by Pocket Books (first published 1989)
Nicholas was trying to concentrate on the letter to his mother, a letter that was probably the most important document he would ever write. Everything depended upon this letter: his honor, his estates, his family’s future—and his life.
But as he wrote, he began to hear a woman weeping. Annoyed, he got up from the crude little table and looked out the tiny open window to the courtyard below. There were four men walking about, but there was no woman. Besides, Nicholas was three stories up, so he could not have heard her. The room he was in had walls so thick he could hear nothing from outside, and the oak door was heavy and bound with iron.
“She is not of this world,” he told himself, then gave a shiver as he crossed himself. He sat back down at the table and again began to write.
But the moment he sat down, he heard her again. Her weep...