Naked

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Product Details

Price
$22.99  $21.38
Publisher
Griffin
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250066152

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About the Author

ELIZA REDGOLD is based upon the old, Gaelic meaning of her name, Dr Elizabeth Reid Boyd. English folklore has it that if you help a fairy, you will be rewarded with red gold. She has presented academic papers on women and romance and is a contributor to the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Romance Fiction. As a non-fiction author she is co-author of Body Talk: a Power Guide for Girls and Stay-at-Home Mothers: Dialogues and Debates. She was born in Irvine, Scotland on Marymass Day and currently lives in Australia.

Reviews

"Redgold's variation on this enticing legend is often lyrical and offers a satisfying blend of history, lore, and romance." --Booklist

"Breathes new life into the story of the woman who would stop at nothing to protect her land and people." --Romantic Times

"NAKED delivers far more than the famous ride of Lady Godiva. It's a beautifully woven story of love, loyalty, and the determination of a young woman trying to protect her people and their way of life, no matter the price. Godiva is a wonderfully strong woman in an age of dangerous men, and in NAKED, she certainly meets her match!" --Amalia Carosella, author of HELEN OF SPARTA

"A wonderful, romantic retelling of the Lady Godiva legend. There is the colorful Anglo-Saxon backdrop, warriors, battles, peacemaking, desire, revenge and love - everything a fan of medieval romance could desire - plus a strong-willed heroin. Written with a lyrical lilt to her prose, Redgold adds realism to the myth and love to the lusty tale, allowing readers a glimpse into what might have been." --RT Book Reviews

"NAKED makes a credible and realistic explanation through excellent research and brilliant writing. Godiva and Leofric lived in harsh times, and this story presents an interesting interpretation to a long ago time." --Romance Reviews Today, Perfect 10 Award

"An epic love story of courage, passion and the determination of one woman to save her land and her people." --Pop Sugar

"Redgold's style of storytelling leaves the reader hungry for more, ravishing on each chapter, scanning the words wildly, chasing after the next scene . . . her imaginative retelling of this Tennyson poem leaps off of the pages." --Manhattan Book Review