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An Earthly Knight
Check out this great adventure! Love, religion, and political intrigue abound in this retelling of the legend of Tam Lin set in twelfth-century Scotland. When her older sister, Isabel, disgraces the family, it is up to sixteen-year-old Jenny to save her father's reputation and prosperity. Then, she meets Tam Lin in the forest and befriends him. Stories of his insanity and odd behavior fuel the locals' fear of him, so Jenny keeps their relationship a secret. See what happens next to Jenny and Tam Lin.
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Will Lady Jeanette sacrifice her freedom to save her family's honor?
Lady Jeanette Avenel is the free-spirited second daughter of a nobleman in twelfth-century Scotland. When her elder sister, Isabel, is dishonored, Jenny is asked to relinquish her freedom in an attempt to save the good name of her father's house. But will the affection of a mysterious young man lead to Jenny's ruin as well?
Lady Jeanette battles tradition and magic amid a world alive with medieval pageantry. Hers is the timeless story of a young woman who seeks to control her own destiny to win a better life for herself and her sister.
In 1162 Scotland, 16-year-old Lady Jeanette hopes of redeeming her family's station through marriage. Yet she is haunted by the memory of a compelling young man from home--a man with a dark and terrible secret.
About the Author
Janet McNaughton has a Ph.D. in folklore and is the award-winning writer of novels for young readers. She lives in St. John's, Newfoundland, with her family.
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