The Siege Winter

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England, 1141. The countryside is devastated by a long civil war as the English king, Stephen, and his cousin, the Empress Matilda, battle for the crown. . . .

Emma is the eleven-year-old redheaded daughter of a peasant family. When mercenaries pass through their town, they bring with them a monk with a deadly interest in young redheaded girls. Emma is left for dead in a burned-out church until Gwil, an archer, finds her by chance. Gwil takes Emma with him, dressing her as a boy to avoid attention. Emma becomes Penda--and Penda turns out to have a killer instinct with a bow and arrow.

Maud is the fifteen-year-old chatelaine of Kenniford, a small but strategically important castle she's determined to protect. But when Maud provides refuge for the empress, Stephen's armies lay siege to Kenniford Castle. Aided by a garrison of mercenaries--including Gwil and his odd, redheaded apprentice--they must survive a long winter under siege. It's a brutal season that brings everyone to Kenniford--including the sinister monk who has never stopped hunting the redheaded girl. . . .

"Enthralling. . . . A grand yet intimate historical adventure."--Library Journal

"[A] thoroughly captivating tale."--Kirkus Reviews

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"Richly detailed, almost indecently thrilling."--Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review (on "Grave Goods")

"An exhilarating whodunit and my favorite book of the year. I'd like to crown Ariana Franklin Queen of the Historical Mystery."--New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen (on "A Murderous Procession")

"[A] thoroughly captivating tale..."--Kirkus Reviews

"[A] thoroughly captivating tale."--Kirkus Reviews

"Norman and Franklin excel . . . in this richly researched, female-driven historical mystery. "--Library Journal (starred review)

"Readers will note Franklin's hand in the storytelling and see the freshness Norman brings to the tale, filled with fascinating characters who drive the plot as much as the tempestuous backdrop. With its bit of intrigue, historical setting and lovely characters, readers will be captivated by this compelling tale."--Historical Novels Review

"Medieval-mystery writing at its best."--NY Daily News

[A] thoroughly captivating tale. --Kirkus Reviews"

Readers will note Franklin s hand in the storytelling and see the freshness Norman brings to the tale, filled with fascinating characters who drive the plot as much as the tempestuous backdrop. With its bit of intrigue, historical setting and lovely characters, readers will be captivated by this compelling tale. --Historical Novels Review"

Praise for Grave Goods: Richly detailed, almost indecently thrilling. --Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review (on "Grave Goods")"

Norman and Franklin excel . . . in this richly researched, female-driven historical mystery. --Library Journal (starred review)"

Medieval-mystery writing at its best. --NY Daily News"

Both harsh and lovely, this novel seizes you from the first page, heart and soul, and doesn t let go! --Nancy Bilyeau, author of "The Chalice""

Vivid and engaging...succeeds brilliantly as both historical fiction and crime thriller. [A] terrific book...with a dozen twists. --Diana Gabaldon, Washington Post (on "Mistress of the Art of Death")"

One of the most compelling, suspenseful mysteries I ve read in years. --New York Times bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman (on "Mistress of the Art of Death")"

Praise for Grave Goods: "Richly detailed, almost indecently thrilling."--Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review (on Grave Goods)

" Both harsh and lovely, this novel seizes you from the first page, heart and soul, and doesn't let go!"--Nancy Bilyeau, author of The Chalice

"Vivid and engaging...succeeds brilliantly as both historical fiction and crime thriller. [A] terrific book...with a dozen twists."--Diana Gabaldon, Washington Post (on Mistress of the Art of Death)

"One of the most compelling, suspenseful mysteries I've read in years."--New York Times bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman (on Mistress of the Art of Death)

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