Friday, October 3, 2014
A Crimson Frost by Marcia Lynn McClure
Beloved of her father, King Dacian, and adored by her people, the Scarlet Princess Monet endeavored to serve her kingdom well—for the people of the Kingdom of Karvana were good, and worthy of service. Long Monet had known that even her marriage would serve her people. Her husband would be chosen for her—for this was the way of royal existence.
Still, as any woman does—peasant or princess—Monet dreamt of owning true love—of owning choice in love. Thus, each time the raven-haired, sapphire-eyed, Crimson Knight of Karvana rode near—Monet knew regret—for in secret, she loved him—and she could not choose him.
As an arrogant king from another kingdom began to wage war against Karvana, Karvana’s king, knights and soldiers answered the challenge. The Princess Monet would also know battle. As the Crimson Knight battled with armor and blade—so the Scarlet Princess would battle in sacrifice and with secrets held.
Thus, when the charge was given to preserve the Heart of Karvana—Monet endeavored to serve her kingdom and forget her secret love. Yet, love is not so easily forgotten…
My Review: 5 Stars
I absolutely LOVE A Crimson Frost! It is one of my favorite books by Marcia!
A Kingdom on the verge of war... a secret love... exiled knights... adventure... laughter... it's the perfect book!
Princess Monet has always been in love with Sir Broderick. But she has grown up knowing that her marriage would be arranged and she would not be able to marry for love. When King James of Rothbain threatens the heart of Karvana, King Dacian makes the decision that she would marry Sir Broderick, but in name only. He then sends them into hiding.
This is where I fall even more in love with Monet and Broderick and their story! I really enjoyed watching them grow together, become closer friends. I also enjoyed watching them grow more and more in love. For our dear pretty knight, Sir Broderick, is indeed in love with Princess Monet! Their time in hiding is filled with lots of hard work, friends, laughter and of course love! *sigh*
War indeed comes to Karvana and things change even more for Broderick and Monet for now they are no longer married in name only. He is her true husband and she is true wife. With war also comes the return of a group of exiled knights... a brotherhood... the Knights Exemplar! And with them comes the return of another... you'll just have to read the story to find out who! ;)
Yes the good guys win... yes love and hope prevails... yes there is a HEA! All in all... I just LOVE this book!! You HAVE to read it! My review won't do it justice... I promise! It is just too good to put into words! So I say... go grab it and READ! You will NOT be disappointed! :)
And of course I just had to do a casting! My choices are...