Book: The Amorous Chatelaine by Lindsay Townsendcategories: Book, Knights, Medieval Romance, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Queen Eleanor, Historical Romance
Lindsay Townsendabout this book: Lady Emma, a widow, misses her deeply-loved husband but otherwise is content with her life. As a widow she has power over her lands and castle and delights in aiding young knights, especially younger sons who will have no lands of their own, to gain poise, knowledge of courtly love and good manners so that they may better themselves by marriage. Into her world comes Robert, an older, landless knight, battle-hardened and full of natural kindness but rough in manners and lacking in courtly virtues. Despite this, Emma finds herself powerfully attracted to handsome, protective Robert and he, too, is enchanted by her. Over the course of weeks they woo each other, learning much about themselves and falling in love. Robert especially begins to understand that he is loveable - Emma shows him this and she also understands how his own mother's lack of care has scarred him. She longs to heal him with her love and longs to share her life with him. forever.
Yet Robert is proud, very much his own man. He longs to have Emma, to marry her, but how can he ask for her hand when he has no lands or riches to offer?
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• "Lindsay Townsend gives the reader a sweet love story about a woman who thinks her love life is over and the man who rekindles her passion." — 5 Stars, Reviewers' Choice Award 2012.
• "The Amorous Chatelaine is a little story with a big heart. 4.5 Lips"
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