Sapphire in the Snow

My first novel. This won the Romantic Novelists’ New Writers award in 1989.

Raised in a convent, innocent Beatrice Giffard never imagined she’d be stolen away by the fierce Saxon warrior, Edmund of Lindsey. Her handsome abductor is going to use her as a political pawn because she is Norman!
After his brother is killed in a massacre, Edmund is thirsty for vengeance. Using Beatrice will bring him closer to his enemy, but he’s unprepared for the strong attraction to this beautiful maiden. Her gentle ways are laying siege to his heart…but how will he choose between protecting his family or loving her? 

Sapphire in the Snow is a passionate and dramatic medieval romance set in England in the turbulent aftermath of the Norman Conquest.