The Marsh King's Daughter ~~ Elizabeth Chadwick


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The Marsh King's Daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick
ENGLAND 1216: DISSATISFACTION WITH KING JOHN HAS BRED A CIVIL WAR WHICH THREATENS THE SOCIAL ORDER.

Unwanted and unloved, rebellious Miriel Weaver is forced to a convent by her violent stepfather. Her plan to escape from the harsh life of a novice nun crystallises with the arrival of recuperating soldier of fortune Nicholas de Caen. Miriel sees in his pride and self-sufficiency a kindred spirit and, once he is well enough to leave, a way out.

The two part in Nottingham on bad terms which are to blight both their lives. When they meet again by chance, they agree to call a truce -- but the truce becomes first friendship and then a dangerous passion. Almost too late, Nicholas and Miriel realise that the chain of events triggered by their first meeting could now ensure they never know the pleasure of living ...
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About the Book
  • Published:
    Aug-2000 (Hardcover)
  • Formats:
    Print / Audio
  • Pages:
    416
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Time Period
  • Medieval
Classification
  • Historical - General
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