Book Promo: "A Stormy Knight" by Amy Mullen 2013

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Book Promo: "A Stormy Knight" by Amy Mullen 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jfixbIOmbnk/UgL6GXuI8CI/AAAAAAAAFLk/gGCXxgJqAPE/s1600/AStormyKnight_200x300-small.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jfixbIOmbnk/UgL6GXuI8CI/AAAAAAAAFLk/gGCXxgJqAPE/s1600/AStormyKnight_200x300-small.jpg" height="320" width="213" /></a><b><u><i>Synopsis:</i></u></b><br /><br /><i>Will his love burn brighter than his need for revenge?</i><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">In twelfth century England, Gemma de Vere and Nicholas de Reymes find love at a young age. Too naïve to truly understand what is happening, their fledgling relationship is torn apart by political games and scheming minds. Nicholas and his family disappear into the night and Gemma is left with a shattered heart. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Seven years later, Gemma still harbors a broken heart, and retreats into a life in which she will not be foolish enough to fall in love again. Mysterious deaths and accidents begin to plague those living within the walls of Blackstone Castle, and her father falls ill. She has no choice but to seek the assistance of King Henry. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Help arrives in the form of her childhood love, the handsome and imposing Nicholas, who is now a fierce and loyal knight bent on revenge. The pain and anguish he feels over the fate of his family casts Gemma as his enemy. To him, she represents all the misfortune in his life as he tries to keep her at arm’s length and far away from his heart. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Their journey towards truth is riddled with treachery and danger from an unlikely source. Will they find their way back to each other, or will his need for revenge outweigh the love he feels in her arms?</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Hr_24WDBSzM/UZ_7h9_kJRI/AAAAAAAAEgg/lIRoFAXkvEU/s1600/excerpt+copy.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Hr_24WDBSzM/UZ_7h9_kJRI/AAAAAAAAEgg/lIRoFAXkvEU/s1600/excerpt+copy.jpg" height="72" width="200" /></a></div><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">"You defy me," he said as he spun around to face her, "and you do it at every opportunity. You have caused me great pain, and I will have no more of it. You lead my men astray and cause them to be weak. I cannot be lord with you undermining my authority within these walls!" </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Gemma steadied her voice, her only option clear, "I shall leave then. I will go to my uncle in Wales. We shall remain married. There is nothing that can change that, so your hold on this land is secure. 'Tis all you care for. I once loved it here, but living with a man who does not know how to trust me is too much to bear." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"You are my wife, like it or hate it, and you will do as you are told! You will stay out of my way, and you will not step foot outside of the keep until I say so." His entire body was tense, his voice harsh. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"Nay," she said while lifting her chin, "I shall leave. What you do not know, Nicholas de Reymes, is that I love you." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">He froze as she spoke but did not say anything. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"And because of that love" she continued, tears falling in earnest, "I can no longer abide this life. For the second time, loving you has been a mistake. My feelings betray me, and they anger you. I will be gone before I cause you more pain. I will take Isabel with me, and my father can come when he is up to travel. All I ask is you treat him well in my absence." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"You will do no such thing!" he said. "It makes no sense, and I will not have you telling me what you are going to do. You are my wife, and you will do as I say. I will keep you safe, and I cannot do that if you are not here." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"'Tis not up to you," she said, her voice low, "and you will not stop me. I love you, but I must be stronger than love. I realize now you feel I am the cause of all pain here. 'Tis only right I lift the burden and leave so all who reside here are safe." She abruptly left the room, unable to face him for a moment longer.</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8hk4Vw-BaLE/UZ_8dWbum5I/AAAAAAAAEgs/ZhYFj_rpnmg/s1600/UpsideDown.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8hk4Vw-BaLE/UZ_8dWbum5I/AAAAAAAAEgs/ZhYFj_rpnmg/s1600/UpsideDown.jpg" height="48" width="200" /></a></div><br /><u><i><b>About the Author:</b></i></u><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">Amy Mullen is a freelance writer and romance author living in Corning, NY, with her husband, Patrick, two children, Rayna and Haylen, and an orange cat named Steve. Her first novel is a medieval romance titled “A Stormy Knight.” </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Amy has been writing about love both lost and regained since she was old enough to have her first broken heart. Her love of history and her intermittent jaunts into amateur genealogy led her to a love affair with writing historical fiction. When not writing, she snaps pictures, enjoys the company of her children, and when time allows, loves to bury her nose in a good book.</div><br /><u><i><b>Buy Links:</b></i></u><br /><br /><div><a href="http://www.amazon.com/A-Stormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B00DLWNP1K/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1372172178&amp;sr=1-1"><span style="color: blue;"></span></a><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/A-Stormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B00DLWNP1K/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1372172178&amp;sr=1-1" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span></div><a href="http://www.astraeapress.com/#!/~/product/category=662245&amp;id=25047128" target="_blank"><span style="color: blue;">Astraea Press</span></a><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jfixbIOmbnk/UgL6GXuI8CI/AAAAAAAAFLk/gGCXxgJqAPE/s1600/AStormyKnight_200x300-small.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jfixbIOmbnk/UgL6GXuI8CI/AAAAAAAAFLk/gGCXxgJqAPE/s1600/AStormyKnight_200x300-small.jpg" height="320" width="213" /></a><b><u><i>Synopsis:</i></u></b><br /><br /><i>Will his love burn brighter than his need for revenge?</i><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">In twelfth century England, Gemma de Vere and Nicholas de Reymes find love at a young age. Too naïve to truly understand what is happening, their fledgling relationship is torn apart by political games and scheming minds. Nicholas and his family disappear into the night and Gemma is left with a shattered heart. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Seven years later, Gemma still harbors a broken heart, and retreats into a life in which she will not be foolish enough to fall in love again. Mysterious deaths and accidents begin to plague those living within the walls of Blackstone Castle, and her father falls ill. She has no choice but to seek the assistance of King Henry. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Help arrives in the form of her childhood love, the handsome and imposing Nicholas, who is now a fierce and loyal knight bent on revenge. The pain and anguish he feels over the fate of his family casts Gemma as his enemy. To him, she represents all the misfortune in his life as he tries to keep her at arm’s length and far away from his heart. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Their journey towards truth is riddled with treachery and danger from an unlikely source. Will they find their way back to each other, or will his need for revenge outweigh the love he feels in her arms?</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Hr_24WDBSzM/UZ_7h9_kJRI/AAAAAAAAEgg/lIRoFAXkvEU/s1600/excerpt+copy.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Hr_24WDBSzM/UZ_7h9_kJRI/AAAAAAAAEgg/lIRoFAXkvEU/s1600/excerpt+copy.jpg" height="72" width="200" /></a></div><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">"You defy me," he said as he spun around to face her, "and you do it at every opportunity. You have caused me great pain, and I will have no more of it. You lead my men astray and cause them to be weak. I cannot be lord with you undermining my authority within these walls!" </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Gemma steadied her voice, her only option clear, "I shall leave then. I will go to my uncle in Wales. We shall remain married. There is nothing that can change that, so your hold on this land is secure. 'Tis all you care for. I once loved it here, but living with a man who does not know how to trust me is too much to bear." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"You are my wife, like it or hate it, and you will do as you are told! You will stay out of my way, and you will not step foot outside of the keep until I say so." His entire body was tense, his voice harsh. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"Nay," she said while lifting her chin, "I shall leave. What you do not know, Nicholas de Reymes, is that I love you." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">He froze as she spoke but did not say anything. </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"And because of that love" she continued, tears falling in earnest, "I can no longer abide this life. For the second time, loving you has been a mistake. My feelings betray me, and they anger you. I will be gone before I cause you more pain. I will take Isabel with me, and my father can come when he is up to travel. All I ask is you treat him well in my absence." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"You will do no such thing!" he said. "It makes no sense, and I will not have you telling me what you are going to do. You are my wife, and you will do as I say. I will keep you safe, and I cannot do that if you are not here." </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">"'Tis not up to you," she said, her voice low, "and you will not stop me. I love you, but I must be stronger than love. I realize now you feel I am the cause of all pain here. 'Tis only right I lift the burden and leave so all who reside here are safe." She abruptly left the room, unable to face him for a moment longer.</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8hk4Vw-BaLE/UZ_8dWbum5I/AAAAAAAAEgs/ZhYFj_rpnmg/s1600/UpsideDown.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8hk4Vw-BaLE/UZ_8dWbum5I/AAAAAAAAEgs/ZhYFj_rpnmg/s1600/UpsideDown.jpg" height="48" width="200" /></a></div><br /><u><i><b>About the Author:</b></i></u><br /><br /><div style="text-align: justify;">Amy Mullen is a freelance writer and romance author living in Corning, NY, with her husband, Patrick, two children, Rayna and Haylen, and an orange cat named Steve. Her first novel is a medieval romance titled “A Stormy Knight.” </div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Amy has been writing about love both lost and regained since she was old enough to have her first broken heart. Her love of history and her intermittent jaunts into amateur genealogy led her to a love affair with writing historical fiction. When not writing, she snaps pictures, enjoys the company of her children, and when time allows, loves to bury her nose in a good book.</div><br /><u><i><b>Buy Links:</b></i></u><br /><br /><div><a href="http://www.amazon.com/A-Stormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B00DLWNP1K/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1372172178&amp;sr=1-1"><span style="color: blue;"></span></a><span style="color: blue;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/A-Stormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B00DLWNP1K/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1372172178&amp;sr=1-1" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span></div><a href="http://www.astraeapress.com/#!/~/product/category=662245&amp;id=25047128" target="_blank"><span style="color: blue;">Astraea Press</span></a><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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