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Eliza Redgold

St. Martin's Griffin
July 2015
On Sale: July 14, 2015
Featuring: Lady Godiva
240 pages
ISBN: 1250066158
EAN: 9781250066152
Kindle: B00R6C8D4K
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Romance Historical

We know her name. We know of her naked ride. We don't know her true story.

We all know the legend of Lady Godiva, who famously rode naked through the streets of Coventry, covered only by her long, flowing hair. So the story goes, she begged her husband Lord Leofric of Mercia to lift a high tax on her people, who would starve if forced to pay. Lord Leofric demanded a forfeit: that Godiva ride naked on horseback through the town. There are various endings to Godiva's ride, that all the people of Coventry closed their doors and refused to look upon their liege lady (except for 'peeping Tom') and that her husband, in remorse, lifted the tax.

Naked is an original version of Godiva's tale with a twist that may be closer to the truth: by the end of his life Leofric had fallen deeply in love with Lady Godiva. A tale of legendary courage and extraordinary passion, Naked brings an epic story new voice.


37 comments posted.

Re: Naked

No I have not bake one nor tried one :(
(Marissa Yip-Young 5:29am July 22, 2015)

Mmm, Honey Cake sounds delicious. Thank you for the recipe and the chance to win
Holly Loch 5:51am July 22, 2015)

I've never made honey cake, but the recipe sounds easy enough, and yummy enough. I just have to do some minor conversions to make it. What would me even yummier would be to read your book, since it's been on my radar, almost since it's come out!! I've always been fascinated with Historical figures, as well as History, and I'm sure your book will not disappoint!! Congratulations on your latest book, and I'm sure it's going to do quite well!!
Peggy Roberson 9:09am July 22, 2015)

No, I have not tried a Honey Cake but it looks delicious. I think I will try it when I have my next get-together.
Jayne Cameron 10:40am July 22, 2015)

Sounds good, but I don't bake anymore.
Wilma Frana 11:06am July 22, 2015)

Nope, have never made honey cake but will likely give it a
try! Thanks for sharing the recipe.
G. Bisbjerg 12:32pm July 22, 2015)

I have made many honey cakes since I bake them every year for
Rosh Hashanah.
Sharon Berger 12:35pm July 22, 2015)

I have baked a honey cake, but it was years and years ago.
Deb Philippon 3:08pm July 22, 2015)

No, I've never baked nor eaten honey cake but the recipe looks interesting as does your book. Thanks for the contest.
Lesley Walsh 5:15pm July 22, 2015)

No I have never baked a honey cake but sure would love to.
Jean Benedict 6:54pm July 22, 2015)

I have made honey cake, but this recipe looks much easier.
Sheila Veikune 8:10pm July 22, 2015)

I hace made a lot of cakes in my profession ut not sure if any were honey
cakes....too mNy to remember them all. Very interesting about tiered
cakes...never wondered where they originated.
Jackie Wisherd 11:15pm July 22, 2015)

I've never made a honey cake, and I don't think I've ever eaten one.
Janie McGaugh 10:28am July 23, 2015)

I've never made honey cake and actually never tried it
either. But it does sound so delicious! I may need to try
to make some soon :-)
April Kirkland 4:41pm July 23, 2015)

I have never even heard of this before.Thanks
Catherine Myers 10:50am July 24, 2015)

I learned something new - about the tiered wedding cakes, and a lovely recipe for honey cake. Your book sounds great. Thanks for the chance to win a copy, but I'll be reading it even if I don't win!
Nancy Reynolds 11:54am July 24, 2015)

I like to bake but I've never attempted a honey cake, much less heard of one.
Faye Boss 12:23pm July 24, 2015)

I have never made a honey cake, but I did make a batch of honey lemon bars that
were amazing! I am eager to try your recipe.
Alice Hunter 1:26pm July 24, 2015)

Honey cake sounds good...I'm going to try it this weekend.
Delta Upton 2:44pm July 24, 2015)

love honey cake at new year to keep things sweet
Sandy Mangarella 6:29pm July 24, 2015)

sounds good tome. Honey cake
Sharon Bontz 6:58pm July 24, 2015)

Never tried but sounds yummy.
Karen Mikusak 6:59pm July 24, 2015)

Have never made a honey cake nor tasted one but it sounds delicious.
Linda Harrison 8:33pm July 24, 2015)

no but i will !
Debbi Shaw 9:25pm July 24, 2015)

That cake sounds great!
Racquelle Robinson 9:59pm July 24, 2015)

I have never made (or even tasted) honey cake.
Lori Ringel 10:17pm July 24, 2015)

I have never made a honey cake, but the recipe sounds
delicious. Perhaps I will make one for my son's birthday
next month. Depends on if I'll be visiting him for his
birthday. Which depends on whether or not he'll be
working that weekend.
Irene Menge 12:00pm July 25, 2015)

I will sometimes switch out sugar for honey, but I've never
deliberately made a honey cake. The recipe sounds wonderful,
but I would need to change the measurements. ;-)
Marcia Berbeza 1:10am July 25, 2015)

No, but I'd love to try it if someone would make one for
Debra Kelley 3:21am July 25, 2015)

No, I have never made a Honey Cake .I haven't heard of it before now . It sounds delicious so will have to try this recipe out. Thanks for this recipe and this giveaway .
Joan Thrasher 9:46am July 25, 2015)

No. A Honey Cake sounds so good so I think I will put it on my weekend to do
list. Yumm!
Pam Flynn 1:45pm July 25, 2015)

I have not made one. Thanks for the recipe. I will add your book
to my TBL list.
Leona Olson 1:55pm July 25, 2015)

No I haven't but I bought some specialty honey today. It would
be wonderful in this cake.
Denise Austin 3:30pm July 25, 2015)

Thanks for the recipe. I haven't made one yet but I'm going
Cheryl Lynne 3:32pm July 25, 2015)

I had never heard of it before this post.
Nadine Stacy 3:34pm July 25, 2015)

I never heard of or had honey cake, but it sounds
Wendy Sebastian 9:36pm July 25, 2015)

Congrats on the new release! I have never made a honey cake, but it sounds delicious.
Bonnie Hometchko 11:25am July 29, 2015)

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