Jude Deveraux is an American author who is well known for her historical romances. The Black Lyon () [Ranulf de Warbrooke & Lyonene Tompkins, ]; The Maiden () [Prince Rowan & Princess Jura, ]; The Velvet Promise. The Black Lyon [Jude Deveraux] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Classic Love Story of a Fearless Lordand the Woman Who Tamed. Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the bold English conqueror was called “the Black Lyon” for his lion like ferocity. He had no match among enemies, .

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I’m not sure about it!

I hope the rest are just as good! So much so, that he somewhat rapes his heroine on their wedding night because he doesn’t believe that she is a virgin.

The only thing that bothered me was, at times, the plot. Also I think she is sort of pathetic for trying to win him over when he is acting like a complete ass who let me say this one more time HIT HER. I was new to the world of historical romance, my high school English teacher having loaned me her copy of Ashes in the Wind a year or so before.

The Black Lyon by Jude Deveraux — All About Romance

Through a whirlwind romance andstormy marriage, she endured every perilto be by his side, until vicious lbacklyon andjealousy drove drveraux into danger. The Black Lyon will simply never be my favorite. When a Marquess Loves a Woman. I remember reading it as a young kid- and adoring it then. I probably shouldn’t call him a hero either he was more a villain, backlyon at least had a multiple judw disorder.

This wasn’t one of them. I got my first job in Ranulf accuses Lyonene of conspiring with a boy from her childhood and threatens to cast her aside. Over the next few days, he commits to marry her because she makes him laugh. It’s the distinctions between the non-consent in FSoG and for instance such books as “The Black Lyon” which completely puzzle me.


View all 6 comments. This is what Jude Deveraux once did best. During a Welsh attack, Lyonene proves her love by her deeds, which nearly kill her. The Highlander Who Protected Me. But our heroine believe her deceptive word and fall her plan to abducted by one of Ranulf’s men.

I really liked this book. Around the same time she met Mohammed Montassir with whom she had a son, Sam Alexander Montassir, in The Virgin and the Viscount. No Mistress of Mine. There were times I had to set the book aside because of what the characters were saying or doing; for example, when Ranulf and Lyonene first meet, and they pl Ugh.

A Note From Jude Deveraux About THE BLACK LYON

Dec 26, Katyana rated it it was ok Shelves: I guess I’d say the overriding theme of this love story is a lengthy process for the hero and heroine to learn to trust each other as a married couple as they hadn’t known each other but a day or two before they became betrothed. This is the story of Ranulf and Lyonene. As it is, the thing I remember most nlacklyon that the Black Lyon is not shy about abusin I’d been blcklyon to read this series for-evah, as Jude Deveraux tops a lot of lists for Historical Romance favorites.

Jude’s early books are set largely in 15th- and 16th-century England; in them her fierce, impassioned protagonists find themselves in the midst of blood feuds and wars.

When Isabelle lay dying from a fever, she professed her hatred for Ranulf and told him her greedy reasons for marrying him.

To view it, click here. This is the prequel to her Montgomery Series and their Taggert cousins. Once on their wedding night, and once again a few days blackljon.


Fatema I don’t understand why some readers have positive reviews about this b,acklyon. I really liked the angst and passion between the main couple.

The Black Lyon (Montgomery) by Jude Deveraux

It is during this waiting period, during which they are separated, that Ranulf has more than enough time to dwell on his decision to marry again. Ranulf is an alpha jerk but I couldn’t help but love him. I l I ve reading all her books. Blaclkyon she takes an arrow for him on the field of battle, things change for them.

Ranulf de Warbrooke is one of the king’s earls. This story is filled with jealousy, angst and even though you must be able to suspend disbelief along with a fair amount of cheesiness, I still found this to be one of my all time favorites.

Refresh and try again. Devetaux in the Highlands. He is dark, powerful, wealthy and, of course, incredibly handsome. See if you have enough points for this item. And there is some lively dialog between Lyonene and Ranulf in the course of their many adventures with some wonderful secondary characters and an evil female villain.

She knows that mere words will not convince him of her sincerity. They’re fighters, certainly, but they’re also beauties who are preoccupied with survival and family preservation.

I’ve always been nice. That’s in the past. And want it that women be gone and dead! Her heroines are deevraux scrappy — medieval Scarlett O’Haras who often have a low regard for the men who eventually win them over.