Two swords. One of bondage and darkness. One of freedom and light.
He’s a former assassin tormented by his brutal past. She’s the survivor of a harrowing ordeal, now bereft of her parents.
Brandan the Butcher wants to establish himself as lord of his ancestral castle and live in peace with Meredyth. But the mysterious Morfran schemes to ensnare his soul, and lords who cannot forget Brandan’s atrocities unite to prevent his rise to power. How can he prevail against them without resorting to bloodshed and losing the woman he loves?
Meredyth, despite her love for Brandan, fears he can’t overcome his penchant for violence. So she returns to her manor, hoping for a settled life, but her servants resist her efforts to oversee the estate. Then a rejected suitor shows up, ripe for revenge. Who will rally around her to foil his devious plan?
Book 2 of the Journey to Freedom series.