Medieval Monday with Ruth A. Cassie!

It’s time for another Medieval Monday blog hop! Our theme is, “First Encounter for the Hero and Heroine”.

I’m excited to share the second excerpt which is from Ruth Cassie’s book, The Guardian’s Witch, Book one in The Stelton Legacy.  At the end of the post, you will see where to go on the following Monday to find out what happens next.


Barely able to stay awake, Alex glimpsed Bryce turn a curious eye to him. Bryce shook his head and gave Ann his attention. “He’ll not be happy having her minister to him.”

“Lord Mitchell, she may be his last hope.”

Alex caught the worry in her voice. He gritted his teeth and remained motionless. He could feel it building. He braced for another wave of pain that would sweep over him.


Read the next excerpt on Monday at Sherry Ewing’s blog!


England, 1290

Lord Alex Stelton can’t resist a challenge, especially one with a prize like this: protect a castle on the Scottish border for a year, and it’s his. Desperate for land of his own, he’ll do anything to win the estate—even enter a proxy marriage to Lady Lisbeth Reynolds, the rumored witch who lives there.

Feared and scorned for her second sight, Lisbeth swore she’d never marry, but she is drawn to the handsome, confident Alex. She sees great love with him but fears what he would think of her gift and her visions of a traitor in their midst.

Despite his own vow never to fall in love, Alex can’t get the alluring Lisbeth out of his mind and is driven to protect her when attacks begin on the border. But as her visions of danger intensify, Lisbeth knows it is she who must protect him. Realizing they’ll secure their future only by facing the threat together, she must choose between keeping her magic a secret and losing the man she loves.

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