The mistake isn't discovered until they are overseas (some German country) holed up in some dilapidated castle with little funds and no means of returning to England until the seas are "un-frozen"The story is taking place during one of those Crusade wars, 'cause Elyse/Elsya's father is at the war--hence her reason for being at her cousin and the cousin's husband was to be going off to war the morning after the ceremony.
Any suggestions to the title and author would be really appreciated, I am longing to re-read this story. Dainty - That's So Worthy My Love by Kathleen Woodiwiss! They end up in the north wintering over in a castle and getting involved with some bad guys from the hansiatic league. I'm not nearly as well-read romance-wise as most of the people here, so I confess I was absurdly excited when I recognized the book!
I remember at least a similar storyline but am not quite sure. The book was set in Britain, those are always my favorite, because its like traveling for cheap. If you can't find anything else, maybe one of those titles might ring a bell...? It's one I swear I came across in this forum and thought I had read it before, but decided I'd go back to it and check later, only now I can't find it. She tries to rob a nobleman and he captures her and takes her to his home to be punished. Maybe someone here will remember this one: I read it in college, so it would have been published pre-1997 or so.
So if I have read it, it must have been from the library. The setting in the book I read was England, is that correct? I would say I read the description of it either in this forum, or in something linked from this forum. When they go to spank her they figure out she is a she and he decides to keep her and train her to be a lady. It's a historical romance set in the crusades time period in England.
There was a hurricane in one where the heroine lost her memory and was rescued by a Spanish galleon and was on the verge of marrying a Spanish noble when her memory came back and her pirate husband rescued her before they both were executed. The hero: Maximillian and the heroine: Elyse/(Elysa).
She was courted by at least one other pirate, maybe Jean La Fitte? I think in the 3rd book they retired and settled down on his estate in the Carolinas or Virginia under his real name. Valerie Sherwood I was slicing up potatoes for beef stew and it just popped into my head! The story opens on Elyse overseeing the wedding preparation of her cousin (female).
Meanwhile, stevie is working on the secty's car but he wasn't finished with the brakes, and she takes it, and gets into a car accident. : DSugeidy HI Suge,sorry I checked my books between '89-95. I've googled and did everything I could think of CC and came up blank. Sugeidy Finding old books is hard work, especially with a monthly series like Harlequin. I don't know the details of the site (which does involve a monetary transaction), but at least you can get the titles and release dates/years that they came out. Something about the hero saving the heroine and her newborn baby who are stranded in the snow? In the beginning the heroine is a highwayman dressed as a boy and is in charge of a group of orphaned boys. Wendy So I watched that show "Robin Hood" on BBC last night and it reminded me of a book I read back in college.
) and they end up running into robin hood along the way, although robin hood is not the focal point of the story.
I do remember that there's a bar brawl scene at one point.
I "borrowed" a book trilogy from my Grandpa (who loved to read romance novels!
He can't see well enough now) about 15 years ago that took place in the American colonies and some islands in the Gulf of Mexico that were used by pirates. Katybear, Check out this page, which lists books that touch on the Robin Hood legend and characters. I have posted this message in several threads, so bear with me if I seem tedious, but I'm desperate, Does anyone recognize this story: I need help finding this book that I read in 1998/9.