10 Linda Windsor
heal the breach, proving all things are possible with God’s healinglove.In the second book,
, I ound a delightul old Scottishproverb that became the middle brother Caden’s theme: “
Love o our neighbor is the only door out o the dungeon o sel.
” Ater being thevillain in Book One, Caden needed a door out o his prison o exileand shame. But don’t we all have a prison o some kind? Mine isoccasional dips in chemical depression. Sometimes I have to orcemysel out o my “cell” when I don’t eel like it. Te reward is relie rom my own troubles and the joy o helping someone else. In
,escaping his prison sets Caden ree to live and love again. Even i hisheart—and purse—are stolen by his match in mischie and in love.Now in Book Tree,
, Alyn O’Byrne doubts his calling intothe priesthood ater an alchemical accident in the East leaves thescholar riddled with guilt. He returns home, wounded and runningrom his destiny—and lands in the midst o court intrigue, churchpolitics, and a marriage to a woman carrying another man’s child. While Lady Kella gets a hard-earned lesson in the dierence betweenlove stolen in shame and the wonder and orgiveness o God’s uncon-ditional love, Alyn becomes an example o how God does not call theable but enables His called. So, like us, both are fawed, both havedoubts, but a ficker o aith is enough or God to use them or Hisglory and good.Behind their stories is a setting lled with little-known traditionso Britain’s early history and church that shed light on the Arthurianlegends buried in the mists o time. Tis setting is the late sixth-century Scotland o Arthur, prince o Dalraida, the only historically documented Arthur.