The Burning Candle: A Medieval Novel by Lisa J. Yarde
Approx. 122,350 words.
Published on September 23, 2012.
Love is for women who have choices. She has none.
In eleventh-century France on the eve of the First Crusade, Isabel de Vermandois becomes the wife of a man old enough to be her father. He is Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan. A hero of the Norman victory at Hastings and loyal counselor to successive English kings, Robert is not all Isabel had expected.