Baron Mullens' plot to kidnap Eleanor Grey is foiled by an unlikely rescuer - an apprentice blacksmith called Lucas who dreams of becoming a knight. Sir Thomas' widowed sister-in-law visits Covington Cross and the family patriarch is so struck by her likeness to his late wife that he becomes smitten - much to the disgust of Lady Elizabeth. Meanwhile, Mullens and his henchmen plot to kidnap Eleanor during the harvest festival. Written by
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I have spent the better part of a year waiting for an opportunity to repay Sir Thomas for the death of my son. I'm certainly not going to stop now!
It would be easier to kill her.
Not as emotionally satisfying to me. If you've gone to all the bother to knife someone in the back, you might as well twist the dagger.