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Welcome back to Medieval Monday! Our “First Kiss” theme continues, and this week, USA Today bestselling author Ruth A. Casie is here with Knight of Runes. Don’t you love the cover?

For those following my excerpt from Return of the Raven, you can find Snippet #11 on Ruth’s blog. Remember, you’ll find links to all the participating authors’ snippets at Medieval Romance Lovers on Facebook. (#MedMonSpring21)

Now, let’s enjoy Ruth’s eleventh snippet:

She stared at him.

“‘Her lips suck forth my soul; see where it flies! Come, give me my soul again.’”

“You surprise me, quoting Christopher Marlowe,” she whispered so softly he could barely hear. “I wouldn’t think you a romantic.”

“It seems there is much about me you don’t know.” He raised one eyebrow with a flourish that made her giggle.

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More about Knight of Runes:

England ~ May, 1605

When Lord Arik, a druid knight, finds Rebeka Tyler wandering his lands without protection, he swears to keep her safe. But Rebeka can take care of herself. When Arik sees her clash with a group of attackers using a strange fighting style, he’s intrigued.

Rebeka is no ordinary seventeenth-century woman—she’s travelled back from the year 2011, and she desperately wants to return to her own time. She poses as a scholar sent by the king to find out what’s killing Arik’s land. But as she works to decode the ancient runes that are the key to solving this mystery and sending her home, she finds herself drawn to the charismatic and powerful Arik.

As Arik and Rebeka fall in love, someone in Arik’s household schemes to keep them apart, and a dark druid with a grudge prepares his revenge. Soon Rebeka will have to decide whether to return to the future or trust Arik with the secret of her time travel and her heart.

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That’s all for this week. See you next Monday!  🙂