He’s taken her as his prisoner. But she’s holding his heart captive. In gaining their freedom, will they lose what matters most?

When Lady Olivia’s castle is besieged, she and her sister are taken captive and held for ransom by her father’s enemy, Lord Pitt. Loyalty to family means everything to Olivia. She’ll save her sister at any cost and do whatever her father asks—even if that means obeying his order to steal a sacred relic from her captor.

As Lord Pitt’s commander, Sir Aldric is in charge of the beautiful but feisty new prisoner. He has his hands full attempting to keep Lady Olivia out of trouble. When Lord Pitt throws her in the dungeon and threatens to hang her for stealing, Aldric conceives a plot to save Olivia’s life—betrothal to him.

Can Olivia give up the prestigious match her father has arranged with a wealthy marquess in order to marry a lowly knight like Aldric? And can Aldric move beyond his past mistakes to embrace love again? When loyalties are tested, they’re thrust into danger that could cost them their love and their lives.

Published on March 6, 2018 by Northern Lights Press

From the beauty of the cover and the excitement of the first page I fell instantly in love with this book! You can't help but to be drawn into the story! And with the author's vivid imagination written down so clearly it's almost like you're right alongside the characters.

I love how relatable Olivia and Aldric are! Not that I can relate to their lives in medieval time, but their struggles and feelings. Even though this book is classified as YA I think it's safe to say it's enjoyed by all age groups. Full of swoon-worthy romance, yet wisdom and inspiration to be applied to any relationship.

A Loyal Heart is the fourth book in Jody Hedlund's YA medieval series but it can also be a stand-alone novel. Of course I'd recommend reading the earlier books too because who wants to miss out on three books (and a novella) full of awesomeness?! I already want to go back and re-read them!


Thank you to Northern Press and Jody Hedlund for a copy of the book. All views expressed are my own.

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