"Curtis delivers a wonderfully fresh romantic mystery that combines the arcane complications of medieval marriage customs, court intrigue, and a smart, witty heroine in a fast-paced tale that will delight readers with twists and surprises right up to the very last page. Gilda and Justin are well-matched both as lovers and as sleuths. They deserve an entire series."
--Jayne Ann Krentz (a.k.a. Amanda Quick), author of Untouchables
and The Lady Vanishes
, with over 35 million books in print Past Praise for the first book Song of Isabel
"The setting and political intrigue are unusual and appealing... Readers looking for a change from Regency and Victorian romance may find this a worthwhile diversion."
"Set against the backdrop of the Frankish Empire, Curtis, with her captivating storytelling, brings to life a world filled with heroic battles, distinctive characters and high-stakes tension that will keep readers turning the pages."
--RT Book Reviews
"Set against the historical backdrop of France in 825, Curtis' novel is a classic tale of high drama and romance . . . an easy-reading traditional love story with a romantic, nostalgic setting."
"In this romance, a spirited young woman meets her match in a stalwart soldier during the turbulent times after the death of Charlemagne... An old-fashioned love story in an unusual historical milieu."