Joanna of Glastonbury, an alchemist, is desperate to save her father from the clutches of the vile and evil Bishop Thomas. If she cannot produce gold from base metal by the next full moon, her imprisoned father will be placed in the prison hole, cast into darkness and despair. Her father is all she has in the world.
Tournament knight, Hugh Manhill, arrives at the Bishop’s keep to negotiate for his brother, David’s freedom. The Bishop believes David, a Templar, has ancient religious relics, which he craves for his own. The Bishop refuses all of Hugh’s offers, leaving the knight to contemplate a hostage negotiation.
Hugh believes Joanna is not only an alchemist, but also the Bishop’s leman. He manages to snatch her away, unaware of the deadline on her father’s life. Joanna makes numerous attempts to escape him, which are always foiled. Soon he takes her to his father’s keep where he receives the cold welcome he expected. Hugh’s mother died giving birth to him, for which his father has always blamed him. His father is delighted to have an alchemist in the keep and allows her to work as long as he benefits.
After going to a small village for a May fair with Hugh, Joanna begins to trust him and feelings develop between the couple. In order to free his brother, Hugh needs a plan, which will save not only David, but also Joanna and her father. Can he save them all?
A KNIGHT’S ENCHANTMENT is action packed as well as filled with emotion as Joanna and Hugh learn to trust one another and share their inner most feelings. Humor laces the story as well, as Joanna struggles with her difficulties with riding horses. Joanna and Hugh are a sweet couple that the reader can’t help but take to heart. If you are a lover of medieval romance, you can’t miss A KNIGHT’S ENCHANTMENT.