Monday, April 20, 2015
Mystique by Amanda Quick
The legendary knight Hugh the Relentless has been searching for a green crystal stolen from him. He's tracked it down to Lingwood Manor. There, Lady Alice has a proposition for him. Even though the crystal has been stolen from her, she will help him find the crystal if he will agree to a "betrothal" so she and her brother can leave her uncle's house.
This is a historical romance from Amanda Quick - pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz. While most of her historicals are set in the 1700s or 1800s - this one is set right after the crusades. Unfortunately, other than a few mentions of the crusades and the fact that Hugh is knight there is no real feel for the time period. It reads just like all of her other historicals. Still, it was an interesting story and I enjoyed reading the book.