by Gerri Russell

September 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8439-6259-8
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Mass Market Paperback

William Keith thinks of the Brotherhood of the Scottish Templars as his family and as such he will protect them with his life. He is the Guardian. William plans to take down the evil destroying the once revered society. He believes he owes his brothers, that his failures caused the defeat of their mission.

Siobhan Fraser is bored. She longs for adventure. Living a country life with a hermit, albeit a lovable one, for a father is making her crazy. One day she is asked by her father to retrieve a scroll previously forbidden to her. At long last she will know the secrets her father has kept from her for the last 19 years. But when Siobhan is in the attic men burst in, grab her father, and drag him away. Adventure has indeed come to Siobhan, but at what cost?

William tries to reach the Fraser home before the villainous Pierre de la Roque. Sir John Fraser guards the secret to the Templar treasure. But arriving at the Fraser home William finds Sir John abducted and his daughter trying to follow. Now William has another life to protect. This woman, however, is the only one to illicit intense physical reactions. Siobhan is a threat to his vow of chastity. He had longed for connection and companionship and realizes once Siobhan joins him in his quest for the Spear of Destiny that truly the Lord works in mysterious ways.

To Tempt a Knight is the first book in the new Brotherhood of the Scottish Templars series by Gerri Russell. William Keith is the tortured hero who will enamor readers. Siobhan, pronounced ‘shove-on’, is a tender-hearted heroine who finds she has unknown strengths as she battles evil for the men she loves. This emotionally gripping love story winds its way through historical facts, dangerous adventure, and into the hearts of readers who love a good medieval tale.

Reviewed in October 2009 by Rho.

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