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Master of Torment
Master of Torment
When faced with the choice of marrying Malcor, Earl of Dunloc who’s rumored to prefer boys over women, or living her life in the convent, Lady Tarian picks the Earl, and when he breaks the betrothal contract, Lady Tarian takes matters into her own hands and enforces the contract at sword point. Two weeks later Lady Tarian is standing at her husband’s gravesite and not morning the loss. She thought that with Rangor, the Earl’s uncle arriving the day before he died and confirming the consummation of the marriage was a blessing in disguise, but before the Earl was buried Rangor showed his true colors and informs Tarian that they are to wed or she is to hand over her title. When she refuses, Rangor informs her that he will notify the king that she killed her husband, but anticipating problems, Tarian tells Rangor that she has already sent word to have her decreed as Lady of the estate. Furious, Rangor has her thrown into the dungeon.
As a trusted knight to William the Conqueror, Wulfson of Trevelyn is put into service often for his newly appointed King and usually resolves the issue quickly. But when ordered to settle the dispute over Malcor’s lands, and prevent Lady Tarian from posing a threat to any man, Wulfson soon learns that it won’t be as easily accomplished as he first thought. night to ed to the dungeon.r that she has already sent word to have her decreed as Lady of the estate. Furious, Rangor has tha
Master of Torment by Karin Tabke is a fascinating foray into the land of knights and kings. Lady Tarian is a captivating character. She uses her strengths and smarts to do what needs to be done to protect herself. She doesn’t back down from a challenge and is eager to prove herself. Wulfson is use to getting things done and taking down his enemy in a quick and efficient manner but after meeting the intriguing Tarian, he starts wondering if she is really the enemy after all.
If you are a fan of historical romance, there’s no doubt you will fall in love with this story and the characters. If you are like me and not a big fan of anything historical, then I think you will want to give Ms. Tabke’s Master of Torment a chance and be as pleasantly surprised as I was and every bit as in love with the story.
Reviewed by: Tammy