Dark Champion was a RITA finalist.
(Also: Golden Leaf Award - Best Historical)
Lord of My Heart was first published on 1st Oct 1993 by Avon .
It was reissued by Signet on 1st Jan 2003  and 1st Jan 2006 .
It became available as an e-book, 1st Feb 2006.
Read an excerpt of this book here.
Imogen of Carrisford is a great heiress placed in peril by her father's sudden death. When her castle is overrun by a brutal neighbor, she flees to the only possible help, FitzRoger of Cleeve, even though he is known as a harsh man.
FitzRoger efficiently retakes her castle, but then Imogen seems to have no choice but to marry him, especially as the king supports the match. Thus begins a power struggle between them, complicated by greedy enemies, and leading them both into deadly danger.
"No one has ever made the period around 1100 come alive as Jo Beverley has done with this splendid historical... a brilliantly colored tapestry of the glory of the era." -- Rendezvous