About The Book

With the drama and passion of Outlander, the female empowerment of A Woman of Substance, and the bravery of When God Was a Woman, Sacrifices Beyond Kingdoms is a riveting read.

Sacrifices Beyond Kingdoms by Patricia D'Arcy Laughlin

Sacrifices Beyond Kingdoms

Amid treacherous trials and unyielding desires in this love triangle, does anyone need to be sacrificed?

As mysterious, unforeseen forces threaten to destroy them, three impassioned lovers—Elizabeth, Edward, and Michael—fight to save their individual “kingdoms.”

Determined to forget the man she cannot afford to love, Elizabeth struggles to keep control of her own kingdom. When her family is kidnapped, she is faced with making the ultimate sacrifice.

Michael’s tempestuous rage at Elizabeth battles with his passionate desire for her. To ensure the continuation of his own actual kingdom, he risks breaking all the rules, and the love triangle in which he is trapped takes a horrendous turn.

Elizabeth risks her life to continue her controversial speeches on patriarchy and gender equality. To save one of her loves, she surreptitiously journeys into dangerous territory.

Continuing the story told in Sacrifices For Kingdoms, the lovers’ destinies take them through European alpine peaks, American cities, Caribbean isles, and beyond. Fall in love all over again as you uncover the truths and trepidations of these unforgettable characters in Book Two of this epic love story.

With the drama and passion of Outlander, the female empowerment of A Woman of Substance, and the bravery of When God Was a Woman, Sacrifices Beyond Kingdoms is a riveting read.

Excerpts from the Book

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“Choose your partners wisely. Always use protection, and always protect your heart.” 

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“Spouses and lovers may come and go, but our children are our children forever.”

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“Forgive me darling, for having to abandon you, for having to make the ultimate sacrifice for a kingdom.”

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“When Cupid takes aim, the stupid of us don’t know to duck.”

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“The ultimate pacifist with a gun! That’s my girl, always with surprises.”

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“There’s no such thing as ‘settling down’ when you get married. Getting married is the most unsettling thing one can ever do.” 

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“I should not act better than anybody, but sure as hell, NOBODY’S better than ME!”

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“A female’s right to choose must be sacrosanct!”

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“Forgiveness heals the forgiver, though not necessarily the forgiven.”

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“Elizabeth felt as if every cell in her body was aflame with desire.”

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“Every second we procrastinate in restoring gender equality so that we’ll have power-balance and less violence in societies, more precious lives are destroyed.”

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Silently, he suffered through the battle between his mind and body…with assistance from willing hands, his body was always the shameless victor.

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Dancing her out onto the empty terrace, he kissed her with a fiery passion he had not felt before.

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Seeing the beautiful body of the woman he desperately needed to, but could not stop, loving, whom he desired in every way possible…Michael was tormented with ruminations and wishes.

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Thousands of millennia of natural sexual instincts won the fight; she was forced to helplessly surrender.

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“Wounds may heal into scars, not fester, but believe me, they will always pester!”

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Your little mask couldn’t hide all your beauty, besides, I was drawn to the beauty within.

 

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The entire royal family gasped, and blushed, as Claire’s layered skirts went flying up over her head, and exposed one of her shocking well-kept secrets.

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“Regardless of what one chooses to believe now, with whatever brainwashing one has endured, it is undeniable that based on extensive research, most archeologists have determined that for more than the first 200,000 years of earthly human life, God was thought of as female!”

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“The scientific fact is we are not biologically born with the beliefs and ideas that rule our thinking, and therefore our behavior; they are taught to us. We are usually indoctrinated, programmed, brainwashed, by the ideas of society’s religions.”

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There will be definite hell to pay at the end if, because of Our Lady’s instruction that the world be devoted to her ‘Immaculate Heart,’ Our Lady turns out to actually be the Supreme Goddess that was systematically destroyed by the patriarchal men!