Elizabeth Elliott—the bestselling author of The Warlord and Scoundrel—at long last returns with a new medieval romance, coming June 26! Have any of you read her classic books? Are you excited that The Dark Knight is finally here? Tell us in the comments! Below is a synopsis of the new book, and we have 30 advance copies up for giveaway on Goodreads—don’t forget to enter!
Thief, assassin, and master of disguise, Dante Chiavari is the most feared mercenary of England’s King Edward. On one last assignment, Dante must play the part of a chivalrous knight to steal Avalene de Forshay from her family and thwart the ruthless Faulke Segrave, who would wed Avalene and use her to spark war between Wales and the crown. Upon seeing the beautiful and innocent young maiden, however, the mercenary suddenly finds himself at the mercy of his own intense desire.
When Avalene meets the handsome knight she knows only as Sir Percival, he sweeps her off her feet even as he spirits her away from Coleway Castle. Their escape is wrought with risks and perils, but Avalene will find that the greatest danger lies in losing her heart. And after the truth is revealed, Avalene fears that she may never again be able to trust the dark knight who has come to mean more to her than life itself.