Maid Marian, widowed lady of the house of Morlaix, enters
the court of Prince
John as a spy for his mother the Queen. Once there her
beauty draws the
attention of three men: the prince, Sir William of Wendeval
(The Sheriff of
Nottingham), and Robin "Hood" of Locksley: But the most
dangerous of the
three is the prince who wishes to sexually posses all of
the women in his
keep and takes perverse pleasure in abusing his bedmates.
In an attempt to
protect Marian from suffering the same fate as the other
goes to great lengths to keep her away from the lecherous
walking a thin line in maintaining obedience to him.
Marian, aware of what is
going on, detests the prince but is bound by her honor to
the Queen and
cannot leave the keep until she has the information she
came for. However,
in order to remain there and keep her mission a secret,
Marion realizes that
she must engage in the debauchery of the prince's Court of
William wishes to ensure that only he "defiles" Marion and
as time passes she
falls in love with him.
This erotic retelling of the legend of Robin Hood from Maid
Marion's point of
view is a fun enjoyable read. Unlike the traditional tale a
between the Sheriff of Nottingham and Robin Hood makes them
adversaries on opposite sides of the law and competitors
affection. There's lots of intrigue and action, that
readers should find familiar
but unlike the traditional tale there's lots of sex and
it's a scorcher. This is not
a traditional romance erotic retelling of a classic
historical is a good read.
From the acclaimed author of Master comes the tale
of a woman of legend, caught in a dark forest of intrigue,
desire, and lust.
Maid Marian, now Lady of
Leaford, is sent to the court of Prince Johnónot to take
part in the debauchery of his Court of Pleasure, but to spy
on him for his mother. Little does she know that her secret
mission will thrust her into a whirlwind of intrigue,
terror, and carnal temptations.
At court, Marian is
torn between her duty to the queen and her desire for two
men: one, the mysterious highwayman the peasants call Robin
Hood, and the other, the dark, cold Sheriff of Nottingham.
Given an impossible choice, she must submit to the carnality
of Prince Johnís court in order to fulfill her duty and
maintain her honor. But in the end, there is only one man
for whom she will risk her life and give her heart.