For years now I have heard nothing but wonderful things about Lori Benton's books, but I had never gotten around to reading any of them. Needless to say I jumped at the chance to request a review copy of The King's Mercy, and I can wholeheartedly say that though this was my first Lori Benton book, it will definitely not be my last!
I will admit that it took me awhile to really get into this book, and due to other review commitments it took me much longer to read this book than it normally does, but this proved to be a good thing because it gave me the time to savor the beauty and magnitude of this story and the author's amazing writing, and I wound up enjoying the book all the more because of it! This is an excellent book that truly swept me away to another time and place, which is exactly what I want in a historical novel! This book is awesome, it gave me all the feels and I will definitely be thinking about these characters for a long time to come!
I highly recommend The King's Mercy, I am SOOOO glad that I read it, and I am really looking forward to diving into Lori Benton's backlist titles!
I received an ARC copy of this book from the publisher, which did not influence my review in any way. All thoughts and opinions are one hundred percent my own.