Book 1 of the Medieval Warriors Trilogy
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England, 1075, a time of raging feuds and men who pledge their sword for king and country, an era brought masterfully to life in this epic tale of a powerful Norman warrior and the woman who is his destiny…
Tristan D’Argent returns from battle to claim the keep bequeathed to him by King William, only to find his lands under the ruthless control of a treacherous rival–a man who has secured Tristan as his stepdaughter’s betrothed. Determined to get his due without being trapped in marriage, Tristan prepares to win by any means necessary, only to be confronted by the beautiful face of the woman who haunts his dreams. She is Haith, the half-sister of his bartered bride.
Haith never imagined seeing the man of her moonlit visions in the flesh, or worse, as her greatest tormentor. Caught in the bitter treachery of sworn enemies, neither Tristan’s strong words nor tender promises can quell her fear that their destinies have not yet begun to play out…in a time where the might of men rules with a vengeance, and the warrior who fights for love takes the greatest risk of all….
Available: March 1, 2006
Publisher: Zebra (March 1, 2006)
Reviews for The Warrior
TOP PICK! “THE WARRIOR is romance at it’s best and my pick for read of the year! THE WARRIOR is truly a masterpiece.” – Kristal Gorman for Romance Reader at Heart
“THE WARRIOR is romance at it’s best and my pick for read of the year!”
“Readers will be hard pressed to want to put his book down once they start reading it. I eagerly look forward to reading her next effort. ” -Historical Romance Writers – A Romance Designs Community Website
“…a delightful Conqueror romance with a touch of the paranormal. Historical romance fans will enjoy this stirring eleventh century tale.” -Â Harriet Klausner for BarnesandNoble.com
“Ms. Grothaus spins such a yarn for us that the book was over before I realized…I know Iâ€™ll be on the lookout for future books.”Â – Robyn Roberts for OnceUponARomance.net
“Grothaus definitely has talent and a true feel for the era…she has what it takes to become a strong voice.” – Kathe Robin for Romantic Times Bookclub
“I recommend THE WARRIOR as an adventure you wonâ€™t soon forget. Heather Grothaus is a debut author with a very bright future.”Â – Dorine Linnen for Romance Junkies
“What a wonderful story!Â I eagerly await more works from this author.” – Historical Hearts
“Plenty of conflict and heartache…a satisfying medieval tale. Ms. Grothaus is a welcome addition to those writing in the historical romance genre.” – Sandra Brill, for Romance Reviews Today
“Loaded with emotional depth and a rich historical tapestry, The Warrior is just the kind of historical I love. Historical romance readers will want to add Heather Grothaus to their list of authors to watch!” – Melissa Nix for JoyfullyReviewed.com
4 Cups – A Keeper! “This amazing story will have you convinced you are sitting in the manor with these characters.Â I raise my chalice four times to this hearty story.” – Shannon Anicas, Reviewer for Coffee Time Romance
“…[G]rips readers from the powerful prologue and doesn’t let go. ” – Ann Christopher, Author of TROUBLE