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The Black Lyon. By Jude Deveraux, reprint of release, Medieval Romance Avon, $, # First in the Montgomery. A Classic Love Story of a Fearless Lordand the Woman Who Tamed Him Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the bold English conqueror was called. The Black Lyon was my first medieval novel. I had a plot, so all I had to do was a bit of research. I just needed to know where they lived, what.

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Yes No Thanks for your feedback! She began writing inand published her first bo Jude Gilliam was born September 20, in Fairdale, Kentucky. So far he lgon her twice, one time while he was drunk and doesn’t even recall it.

Wicked in His Arms. My heart was in a constant state of twisting and bleeding. A Knight in Shining Armor.

Jun 21, Jaymie rated it it was ok Shelves: The Duke of Deception. Soon I got sidetracked by other books and completely forgot the name of the book. An Angel for Emily. Jan 24, AprilA rated it really liked it Shelves: A Kingdom of Dreams. I am in a Jude Devaraux mood these past 2 weeks. And it is the wives from their second marriages who, with loving patience and sacrifice, gradually open their hearts and teach them to trust and love again.

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Here come the part that I say you “I like it this book or not. No shades of gray here Loved it- it was my kind of thing, fast moving, strong characters, alpha male, passionate love, jealousy that tears them apart, a perfect match. And heroines labour begun.


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Ranulf, the Black Lyon, named for his fierce look and black features, is a feared warrior and English Earl that never smiles or laughs. View all 4 comments. This one was mine, and I still love love love it best. Deveraux was hands-down my favorite. Bitterness from a past rejection has shaped him into the callous man he is.

Every time bpack brings up the rape afterwards, he basically acts like, “Shut up. See if you have enough points for this item. And Deveraux did her research – she cleverly slips in descriptions of castles and weapons and clothing, but never in a boring or pedantic way.

I forgot how much angst is in this story. There was also a little less steam than I remembered. Ranulf is a great warrior who meets the gentle and beautiful Lyonene and is betrothed very quickly.

A Note From Jude Deveraux About THE BLACK LYON

Then, the ghost of Ranulf’s first wife, who was conveniently horrible to him, intervenes in a big way. The Heiress and the Hothead.

When the acclaimed warrior Lion stops at Lyonene’s house, who is a baron’s daughter- sparks instantly fly. Because of the very short duration that the couple had known each other, some of their misunderstandings seem possibly logical but YMMV.


This story no less. The heroine Lyonene was too weak for my tastes. Besides her famous Velvet quartet, there are two stand-alone, medieval novels by Jude Deveraux which I consider to be must reads and must keeps as well The Black Lyon and The Taming. At one point he cuffs his new bride, the heroine!

During a Welsh attack, Lyonene proves her love by her deeds, which nearly kill her. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ranulf de Warbrooke is one of the king’s earls. Ranulf finally appears to have come to his senses about his relationship with Lyonene and he vows to start their lives anew. What started off as a sweet and intriguing love at first sight romance quickly devolved into a melodramatic absurdity featuring a naive doormat of a heroine and an irrationally angry, and I dare say abusive, hero.

There were times I had xeveraux set the book aside because of what the characters were saying or doing; for example, when Ranulf and Lyonene first meet, and they pl Ugh. She made heroine uncomfortable and convince her Ranulf cheating her.