Historical Romance

historical romance author Laurel O'DonnellHistorical Romance Novels by Laurel O’Donnell

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Beloved in His Eyes by Laurel O'Donnell A Knight with GraceMy Noble Knight by Laurel O'DonnellMistletoe Magic by Laurel O'Donnell Angel's Assassin - medieval romance novel by Laurel O'DonnellA Knight Amid Thorns by Laurel O'Donnell

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Below you will find a more detailed listing of all the historical romance novels written by Laurel O’Donnell. Visit any of the romance books below by clicking on the romance novel covers, or the romance novel book titles, to learn more about each of the historical romance stories.  You can read excerpts, sample chapters from each romance novel, reviews, watch book trailers, and find out where you can purchase the historical romance novels.  You can also find links to all of the books by using the Historical Romance Novels drop down menu in the main menu bar above. If you would like a free eBook, then please see The Bride and the Brute listed at the bottom of this page.  If you are looking for my newest release, please visit the A Knight With Mercy – Book 2 of the Assassin Knights series page.  I hope you enjoy my stories!


A Knight With Mercy – $3.99

Mercy Brooker has lost so much. Her husband died two years ago and she has taken his place as the town’s healer. She has raised her beloved son by herself. Now, he turns five summers in just a few weeks and this strikes terror in her heart. One by one at the age of five, the boys of the village are taken from their families by the church to work for God, never to be seen again. Mercy will do anything to protect her child.

Sir Richard le Breton is attacked by a group of townsmen but is saved by an angel. Battered and bruised, he cannot remember his past and is desperate to learn why he was set upon. As the time passes, he finds himself drawn to the woman caring for him. When she asks him to save her and her son, how can he refuse?

Will the dark deeds of Richard’s past doom their growing love? Can they work together and save the innocent boy?

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Beloved in His Eyes – $3.99

Beloved in His Eyes by Laurel O'Donnell

Having grown up as a slave, Gawyn is finally free to live the life he wants. As captain of the guard, he serves his brother, Lord Damien, faithfully and loyally. There is nothing he would not do for him or for the city of Acquitaine. When Damien becomes suspicious of a farm girl, he sends Gawyn to discover what she knows about their past, a past that must remain secret.

Justina Auber is a farm girl, raised by a father who was killed by an assassin. She never expects to come face to face with her father’s killer. Now, she must protect her younger brother from the very man who took her father from her.

When Gawyn meets Justina, he is instantly attracted to her wit and beauty. As he attempts to find out what she knows about his family’s dark past, he finds himself falling for her. Will his loyalty to his brother demand Justina’s death or will Gawyn betray his brother to save the woman he is falling in love with?

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A Knight With Grace – $3.99

A Knight with Grace by Laurel O'Donnell

Lady Grace Willoughby defies her father’s orders to marry Sir William de Tracy and escapes with a friend. She has no intention of wedding a cursed man, a man ostracized from the church, a man who would only doom any future children they might have to the fires of Hell. She prays for a knight to rescue her.

Excommunicated and outcast for a horrible crime in his past, Sir William de Tracy searches for forgiveness. Marriage has never crossed his mind until Lord Willoughby commissions him to retrieve his fleeing daughter and honor the dying wish of his father by marrying Grace.

But things are not as they seem. And when an assassin tries to kill Grace, William must choose between his soul and the woman he has come to love. Can William and Grace overcome their past and find the redemption and love both are so desperately seeking?

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My Noble Knight –  $3.99

My Noble Knight by Laurel O'DonnellLayne Fletcher, the only girl in a family of three boys, has grown up learning to use a sword and joust, but she is not a knight. She and her brothers have been traveling from tourney to tourney to make enough coin to buy their own farm to shelter their ailing father. When her brother is found unconscious before an important tournament, Layne takes his place on the jousting field against…

Griffin Wolfe, the undefeated jousting champion. When he is unhorsed by a slip of a woman who is not a knight, he demands retribution. His honor will not allow him to let a woman be thrown in the dungeon and he has no choice but to pay her fine, ordering her to travel with him until her brothers can repay him. Griffin attempts to educate Layne in the art of being a woman, but finds he is attracted to her exciting personality and uncommon beauty despite her less than lady like ways.

But someone is trying to sabotage Griffin as he competes in the tournaments. Can Layne and Griffin discover who the culprit is while keeping their families safe and their growing attraction secret?

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Angel’s Assassin – only $2.99

Angel's Assassin by Laurel O'DonnellDamien is an assassin, a man with no home and a tortured past. Sold into slavery as a young boy, he is trained to kill with cold calculation, without remorse. Lady Aurora of Acquitaine is the epitome of purity and goodness, beloved by all her people. When Damien enters Aurora’s life, tempting her with promises of dark passion and forbidden lust, he threatens to tear her peaceful world apart.

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Angel's Assassin Paperback


Angel’s Assassin is also available in trade paperback for $9.95

The Bravest of Them All – only $0.99

Bravest of them all by Laurel O'Donnell

The Bravest of them All is a medieval romance novella.

All her life, NESSA has idolized her older sister, Melwyn, following in her footsteps, doing what she did. When Nessa falls in love with her sister’s betrothed, she is willing to sacrifice her own feelings to ensure Melwyn’s happiness.

LUKE OF BRACKLEY has vowed to protect the innocent, including his lord’s daughters. Betrothed to Melwyn, Luke always believed his future lay in her arms. When he discovers Nessa has been kidnapped by an enemy, he risks everything to save her.

Will Nessa be able to keep her love for Luke a secret even as her heart breaks?

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Cherished Protector of Her Heartonly $0.99

Cherished ProtectorThis is a short story that continues the story of Damien and Aurora from ANGEL’S ASSASSIN.

The honored Lady of Acquitaine prepares for her upcoming marriage. Her Betrothed battles the unwanted visitors that have come for more than just celebration. Will his past catch up to him and ruin all he has fought so hard to protect?

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The Angel and the Prince – only $2.99

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In this exciting medieval historical romance, the French lady knight known as the Angel of Death wages a battle of wills and desires against her dreaded enemy — the English warrior known as the Prince of Darkness.  An epic medieval historical romance.

Nominated for the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award

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The Angel and the Prince Paperback


The Angel and the Prince is also available in trade paperback for $9.99

Champion of the Heart – only $2.99

Romance novel cover for Champion of the Heart by Laurel O'Donnell

Fox Mercer watches in horror as his father’s knighthood, lands and nobility are all torn from him.  Banished into disgrace, Fox waits for the moment to strike to avenge his family’s honor.  And that moment arises when a tournament is announced — a battle of champions wherein the winner gets to claim a very lovely prize.  A medieval historical romance with an exciting tournament, a haunted castle and a passionate love story.

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A Knight of Honor – only $2.99

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Taylor Sullivan is a raven-haired hellion fleeing the flames that destroyed her family. She arms herself with a quick sword and a sharp tongue, hiring herself out as a mercenary, willing to do whatever it takes to survive. Slane Donovan is a knight of honor, sworn to uphold his oath and his word. He seeks the woman who wears the Sullivan ring, determined to bring her back to Castle Donovan.  A fast paced medieval historical romance filled with action.  Winner of the Holt Medallion Award for Best Medieval Novel

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The Lady and the Falconer – only $2.99

The Lady and the Falconer romance novel ebook cover

A mysterious falconer infiltrates Castle Fulton, intent on reclaiming what is rightfully his.  When the handsome stranger lays eyes and hands on Lady Solace Farindale, all of his plans start to crumble around him.  A medieval historical romance novel centered around the siege of a castle and the intrigue and betrayal that surround it.

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Midnight Shadow – only $2.99

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Disguised as the legendary hero known as the Midnight Shadow, Lady Bria Delaney swears to rid the land of Lord Terran Knowles’ cruel tyranny.  She is stunned to encounter him in her father’s castle — one of the many suitors vying for her hand. Captivated by his darkly intent gaze, Bria struggles to suppress her fierce attraction to the very enemy she has secretly promised to destroy.  A Robin-Hood style medieval historical romance with a twist.

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Mistletoe Magic – only $0.99

Mistletoe Magic by Laurel O'DonnellMistletoe Magic is a medieval romance novella.

A confident knight arrives home to find his childhood friend grown into much more than he remembered. The lady of the castle keeps a dangerous secret that threatens all she holds dear. Will Mistletoe Magic save them?

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A Knight’s Protection – only $0.99

A Knight's Protection by Laurel O'Donnell

A fabulous treasure. A kind healer. A troubled lord. Together, can they prevent the Templar treasure from falling into the wrong hands?

This story is a novella.

A healer and outcast, Lia discovers a dying Templar knight who entrusts her with an important treasure and elicits her promise to protect it.

Kade de Claremont returns home upon news of his mother’s death only to find his father is searching for a mythical treasure.

Lia and Kade must join together to keep the treasure from his father, but secrets and trust come between them to sabotage their growing attraction.

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A Knight Amid Thorns – only $0.99

A Knight Amid Thorns by Laurel O'Donnell

“He who dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose.” – Anne Bronte

The blooming of the rare and mysterious blue rose heralds great change, for when the buds open to full blossom enemies become lovers. Some fear this omen, some desire it. All respect it. Discover the power–and the promise–of the blue rose for yourself.

When the murderer of her brother is welcomed into her castle as a friend, Lady Ella Rames vows to make his life as miserable as hers and to avenge her brother. Struggling to fulfill an oath and find the elusive blue rose, Sir Graden Dumount’s final hope rests with a woman who despises him. Can Ella and Graden overcome their animosity and let the power of the blue rose heal them and turn enemies into lovers?

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The Bride and the Brute

Laurel O'Donnell - The Bride and the Brute - Medieval Romance Novella

A medieval romance novella. This free eBook also contains excerpts and free sample chapters from the romance novels listed above.

Jayce Cullen has been fighting her fear of thunder and lightning ever since she was a child, but nothing could have prepared her for the fury of her new husband.  Feeling deceived and betrayed into a loveless marriage, Lord Reese Harrington wants nothing to do with his new wife.  Trapped in a marriage with no escape, the beautiful young bride must battle the demons of her husband’s past and hope that she can weather the storm his brutish behavior unleashes.

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