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Courtly Love

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HER WILD SPIRIT KNEW NO MASTER ... UNTIL A WILDER PASSION RULED HER HEART.

Lady Serena was forced by her greedy stepmother to marry the darkly handsome Lord Gyles who had a reputation for reckless sensuality. The daring Saxon beauty vowed that she would never submit to such a husband. Theirs was a contest of wills that raged from Camden Castle to the court of King William.
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Mass Market Paperback, 445 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by Warner Books
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Jenny Stewart
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
Revisited this tale from my teen years. For some reason it was on my mind as one of my favorites from way back then and so I found a used copy to see how it measured up after all these years. Well...Gyles is just an arrogant, misogynist, jerk for three quarters of the novel, but for some unaccountable reason Serena continues to love him? Hmmm. Sounds like perfect teenage logic to me. I think I've matured.
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I have read this book so many times (beginning at age 13) that I had to buy another copy because it was falling apart. I admit it's a bit long and some of the drama is irritating (how many obstacles can a marriage face, after all) but it was the first historical romance I ever read. I credit it with my addiction to the genre and providing a basic history lesson on William the Conquerer.

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