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Desire of the Heart

(1990)
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In a war-torn land, they fought for their powerful, turbulent love.

From the moment they met their destinies were entwined - Kendra, the daughter of a once proud Saxon family and Geoffrey de Bron, a Norman cleric and friend to Thomas Becket. Kendra's family had helplessly suffered the cruelty of their overlord, Reynard de Bron for several years. Upon the death of her sister, however, Kendra defiantly responded to the brutal Norman knight and in so doing put her own life in jeopardy.

Intrigued by her bravery and beauty, Geoffrey de Bron knew he had to stand up to his brother and save the young Saxon's life. Taking advantage of a favor owed to him by the king, Henry II, he claimed Kendra as his own. Little did he know how that noble act of kindness would so change his life and alter Kendra's future.

Driven by his ambition to one day become England's chancellor, Geoffrey struggled against his desire for his beautiful charge. But when she offered him her innocence, he pledged his fealty to her, lord to lady. It was a deed that would jeopardize Geoffrey's aspirations and put him in conflict with his wrathful brother. Now, as King Henry and Thomas Becket battled for the soul of England, Kendra's fate hung in the balance.

Genre: Historical Romance

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Paperback Editions

November 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Desire of the Heart
Author(s): Katherine Vickery
ISBN: 0-671-67002-6 / 978-0-671-67002-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Desire of the Heart (De Bron Saga Book 1)
Author(s): Katherine Vickery, Marcia Hockett
Publisher: Pocket
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