Coulter's medieval melody continues-second in the song series. Lord Graelam de Moreton is willing to accept his new bride, Kassia, as she appears-innocent and guileless. But appearances can be deceiving.
In 13th Century England, Hastings of Trent is married off by her father to brutish Severin of Langthorne, a knight who will know how to protect their property. The novel follows Hastings as she transforms Severin from a wife rapist to a friendly companion.
When 13th century knight Garron of Kersey returns home from the king's service to claim his title as Baron Wareham, he's shocked to find Wareham Castle very nearly destroyed by a man called the Black Demon. Together with the enigmatic Merry, the bastard child of the castle's priest, Garron brings Wareham back to its former splendor--and hunts for the Black Demon who sought his brother's cache of gold.