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In The Dark (Silken Threads #1)

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Born with a red blemish streaking her cheek, Katherine has been hidden her entire life. Even after her family perished in the plague, she did not emerge from behind the walls that protect her. With the help of a faithful servant, she is content to live as she's been taught.

However, her contentment ends when a band of men arrive to the castle in a cloud of dust. She's horri
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DGS
May 05, 2011 DGS rated it really liked it
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Taking place in 1351 - the plague has just swept through England, killing or displacing almost everyone, including Katherine's entire family. Katherine - who has been forced to hide away her entire life because of the "devil's mark" on her face. She lives in a secret tower in the castle and gets around using hidden passageways. She and two of the servants in her father's castle were the only lives spared.

Shortly after, Calen the Black, arrives at the castle. It has been given to him by King Edwa
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Malinda
This was a pretty good historical romance. It's short but enjoyable.

Katherine was born with a mark on her cheek and her family hid her away most of her life because some people would see it as a "devil's mark". TBH, I think this was blown out of proportion a bit but it works for the story so what the heck. Her family died from the plague and she stayed hidden in the castle. When Calen comes and takes over the castle she's frustrated and hates him taking over but is also attracted to him. She en
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Aldy
Feb 16, 2013 Aldy rated it really liked it
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Katherine Wolf had hidden in the walls of the castle, the last of her family, marked at birth with a sign many considered her a witch. She could not leave or, with new inhabitants there, risk discovery in her hidden passages and rooms. Temptation in the form of the new lord would be her downfall. One night, maybe two in his arms and she would have to go or allow him to see the mark of the devil on her skin.

Calen the Black had gone to Warg castle to claim new ownership, his prize for his devotion
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Tam B.
Aug 14, 2013 Tam B. rated it liked it
WARNING POSSIBLE SPOILERS.

This book could be an epic tale. Instead it is a nice short. I really hope that at some point in the future the author will review and expand the book to the epic tale it could be.

Both our leads have interesting childhoods - hers is contrasting mix of loved by family but hidden away for her protection (???) due to her 'mark of the devil' and his mother was a seer who believed in things like hygiene! Both have interesting recent pasts. Katherine had to survive the plague
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Ale Rivero
Feb 24, 2015 Ale Rivero rated it really liked it
Katherine y Calen me tuvieron de los nervios buena parte de la historia con sus idas y venidas, más que nada Katherine con sus suposiciones, porque se veía desde el principio que Calen no haría problema por las cosas que a ella le preocupaban. Sin embargo, las noches de pasión en la oscuridad dieron mucho juego. Recomendable
Julie
A very quick and delightfully sinful read. A gorgeous medieval warrior and a damaged, but beautiful female make a heart-pounding pair. The story is short, so it doesn't delve very deeply and events speed along quickly. However, it was fun and satisfying!
Therinia
Aug 09, 2010 Therinia rated it liked it
A sweet romance that doesn't take too long to read---good for a cuddle up evening with a cup of cocoa.
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Sep 07, 2013 July rated it liked it
It´s a short book, good story, Hate when he burned everything but love it at the end when he saved her...
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