He's a black-hearted knight on a mission for the king. She's the only thing standing in his way.
Jamie Lost is King John's most renowned commander, sent to kidnap a enemy troublemaker before rebel forces close in.
It's a simple mission—until he comes up against a beautiful waif who first threatens his mission, then his cold, black heart.
Eva is determined to find the 'troublemaker' too, and protect the dangerous secrets he holds, even if it costs her life. Danger lies everywhere, especially in the blue-eyed knight showing far too much interest in her activities.
Jamie has no intention of letting her succeed.
Eva has no intention of letting him stop her.
Soon they're locked in a mortal game of one-upmanship, with the fate of England on the line. But when a band of mercenaries abducts their quarry, Jamie & Eva must form a volatile alliance.
Suspicious, angry, and aroused, they embark on an epic journey across England that will betray dangerous truths about who they are and what they want...and unleash a searing passion that will seal their fates—and the fate of England—forever.
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Kris Kennedy is a USA Today bestselling, award-winning author writing scorching hot historical romance. When alpha heroes meet their match, adventure has never been so sexy.
DEFIANT is a standalone book. Other books in the Rogue Warriors collection are:
Medieval England and its tumultuous history is the backdrop for this daring romance. Jamie Lost a top lieutenant and right-hand man for King John is sent to retrieve Peter of London because Father Peter has information and secrets that could turn King John's reign into ruins. Jamie is not alone in his search Eva is back after fleeing England 10 years prior and with the help of her charge, Roger, is determined to find Father Peter as well. He protected them for years, and now is Eva's chance to return the favor. When another interested party attempts to kidnap the priest, Jamie and Eva forge a tenuous alliance. Despite their simmering attraction to one another, neither will stop their missions to keep Father Peter and the secrets he holds safe. The love story is both sensual and charming, with flirtatious and sizzling encounters. Kennedy has a way with words, and the witty banter between Jamie and Eva is a great pleasure to read. The history is absorbing and well-woven through this satisfying novel.