By Jude Deveraux
New York Times bestselling writer Jude Deveraux will trap your middle with this reissue of her signature vintage novel, a time-travel romance that includes a present-day heroine and a rushing hero from the 16th century!
Abandoned via a merciless destiny, wonderful Dougless Montgomery lies weeping upon a chilly tombstone in an English church. by surprise, the main amazing guy appears to be like. it really is Nicholas Stafford, Earl of Thornwyck…and based on his tombstone he died in 1564.
Drawn to his part by means of a bond so surprising and compelling it overshadows cause, Dougless understands that Nicholas is not anything lower than a miracle: a guy who doesn't search to alter her, who unearths her ideal, attention-grabbing, simply as she is. What Dougless by no means imagined was once how robust the chains are that tie them to the past…or the grand event that lay prior to them.
Hailed around the world as the most romantic novels of all time, A Knight in Shining Armor is “a wonderful love tale that spans centuries, worlds, and souls. it's the epitome of each woman’s fable” (Chicago day-by-day Herald).
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The sheets were smooth beyond believing and they smelled clean and fresh. Over him, instead of multiple, heavy coverlets, was a fat, soft, light blanket. Tomorrow, he thought as he closed his eyes in weariness. Tomorrow he would be home. Instantly, he fell into a sleep that was deeper than any he’d ever experienced before, and he heard nothing when the sky opened and it began to rain. Hours after he went to bed, reluctantly, he was awakened by his own thrashing about. Groggily, Nicholas sat up.
With great reluctance, he left the warm bed, then began the arduous task of trying to dress himself in the strange modern clothes. It was when he pulled up the zipper that he discovered the parts of his body that were most susceptible to being caught in the tiny metal teeth. Cursing, he put on the flimsy shirt and felt his way out of the dark room. He was glad to see that there was light in the hall. On the wall was a glass-enclosed torch, but the flame was not fire, and whatever it was, it was encased in a round glass sphere.
Needy men, she thought, the bane of my life. But this time, she told herself, she wasn’t going to fall for it. This time she wasn’t going to help an insane man who, when angry, pulled a sword on her. “Go outside the church, take a right—be sure and watch out for cars—walk two blocks, then take a left. Three blocks past the train station is a coin dealer. He’ll give you lots of modern money for your old coins. Then take the money, buy yourself some proper clothes, and check into a good hotel. Miss Marple says there are few problems in life that can’t be solved by a week in a good hotel.
A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux