The Handmaiden's Revenge(2009)
A novel by Lizbeth Dusseau
Sir Sagemore defeats Titus of Castonia, the sworn enemy of Lord Nor, ruler of Illusia. He earns the right to bring Nor's wife, Casia, into his bed. For a fortnight, Casia and her handmaidens are there to appease the victors, becoming centerpieces in a victory celebration. Meanwhile, Lord Nor scours his residence looking for a female to replace his wife. He quickly becomes enamored with a Castonian handmaid, Ariel. Only when his Casia disappears on her trip back does he consider that Ariel's curse is real. Has his noble slave/queen fallen into the hands of the enemy? Has fate taken his lady from him forever? And what of Titus?