This sets the story for Annabel and Lord Ranulf le Wyse. What ensues is a sweet love story along with some mystery and danger thrown into the mix. I found Ms. Dickerson's retailing of the story of Beauty and the Beast quite sweet and enjoyable. Annabel and Lord Ranulf le Wyse were characters that were quite believable and endearing to the reader.
I haven't really read many books set during the time period of the 14th century, basically, because it was never my period of choice. I picked up The Merchant's Daughter simply because I heard it was a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, my favorite all time fairy tale. I must say I have a new appreciation of books set in this time period and I may just have to pick up another book down the road.
I would definitely recommend The Merchant's Daughter to anyone wanting a good Christian book offering a sweet love story with some intrigue thrown in.
On a 5-Star scale - 5 stars!!!
***** I would like to thank Zondervan for supplying me with my review copy of The Merchant's Daughter. I received my copy for free, in order to read it and give my honest review, which I have done. I received no monetary compensation for my review. *****
Smiles & Blessings,